Early Intervention Eligibility

  • Must be determined annually
A child is eligible for services in 1 of 4 ways:
  • Exhibiting a delay of 30% or more in one or more developmental area
  • Physical or Mental Condition which typically results in a developmental delay
  • At risk of a substantial developmental delay according to informed clinical opinion
  • Confirmation through clinical judgment of qualified staff
Foster Children - DCFS Requirements
Children for whom DCFS is guardian are required to receive developmental screenings prior to referral to CFC. If a foster child fails a developmental screening, either the screening site with your permission or the DCFS caseworker will make a referral to the CFC No. 2 office.