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Resources for Evaluation and Services for Children with Developmental/Learning Difficulties

Early Intervention

Provides evaluation and services for children ages birth to 3 years with a diagnosis or a developmental delay.

New Jersey: To refer your child for Early Intervention services anywhere in the state of New Jersey, you must start by calling 1-888-653-4463.

Early Intervention services are coordinated through each countys Special Child Health Services:

Atlantic 609-645-7700 x4262 Mercer 609-588-8460
Bergen 201-634-2620 Middlesex 732-745-3180
Burlington 609-267-1950 x 42882 Monmouth 732-224-6950
Camden 856-665-6000 Morris 973-971-4155
Cape May 609-465-6841 Ocean 732-341-9700 x 7602
Cumberland 856-453-2154 Passaic 973-523-6778
Essex 973-395-8836 Salem 856-935-7510 x 8479
Gloucester 856-262-4100 Somerset 908-725-2366
Hudson 201-915-2514 Sussex 973-948-5239 x 3129
Hunterdon 908-788-6399 Union 908-889-0950 x 2544
Warren 908-689-6000 x 258

New York: Early Intervention in New York has a specific intake number for each county. The numbers listed below are for Early Childhood Directions Centers (ECDC) which is an agency that will help to arrange referrals and evaluations for children ages birth to 5 years in New York State. ECDC provides support to families who are trying to work with a large system, but can also direct you to the appropriate Early Intervention office.

ECDC Offices

Bronx 718-584-0658 Westchester 914-493-1709
Brooklyn 718-437-3794 Rockland 914-493-1709
Manhattan 212-746-6175 Orange 845-565-1162 x 209
Queens 718-374-0002 Suffolk 631-863-2600
Staten Island 718-226-6670 Nassau 516-364-8580

Special Education:

Special Education services are available to eligible children ages 3 through 21 years through their local school district. Contact your local board of education for specific information and to request an evaluation.

In New Jersey, the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) can provide information regarding special education legislation and resources.

In New York, ECDC (see above) can assist in accessing resources for children ages 3 through 5 years. For children ages 3 through 21 years, the local Special Education Training and Resource Centers (SETRC) at Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities can help.

National Resources (many with local contacts or state specific information)

Learning Disabilities Association of America

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Children with Attention Deficit Disorder

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

Council for Exceptional Children

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