The Infant Toddler Network (ITN) is the local lead agency in Spokane County for supporting children with disabilities or developmental delays, from birth to age three. Parents who have concerns about their child’s development can contact ITN to receive assistance and information about entering into the program.
A child residing in Spokane County, from birth through age 3, is eligible for early intervention services when:
(ITN) contracts to be the local lead agency with the Department of Early Learning (DEL)/Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT)(this replaces the first sentence in the funding area). ITN program receives federal funding.
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Do you have concerns about your child’s development? Free comprehensive developmental screenings (also known as Child Find Events) are coordinated through the CICC.
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The Infant Toddler Network provides leadership and advocacy, as required by the state, to the County Inter-agency Coordination Council (CICC), a conduit for parents to meet and work with the professionals and agencies designed to serving young children with developmental delays.
Child Find Events for free comprehensive developmental screenings are coordinated through the CICC.
Research demonstrates early intervention treatment services, such as physical, speech, and occupational therapies can greatly improve a child’s development. These therapies enhance development to allow a child to talk, walk, eat, feed themselves and interact with others.
Early Support for Infants and Toddlers18
Months is the average amount of time a child receives services
FRCs coordinate evaluation of children in these functional areas:
Parents learn to advocate for their child
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