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How can my young child with special health needs get educational services?

Infants and young children under the age of three with special health care needs may receive community-based services from state early intervention programs. Children ages 3-5 may qualify for services from local school districts. These services help with language development, physical and cognitive skills, social skills, and adaptive strategies. Learning skills early will help your child be ready for kindergarten.

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