If you need help with healthcare or healthcare information please visit one of the following websites for comprehensive, reliable information:
Centers for Disease Control
Kids Health Information for Parents
Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Information is available here. EPSDT is key to ensuring that children and adolescents receive appropriate preventive, dental, mental health, and developmental, and specialty services.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) information is available here. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.
Infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth-2) and their families receive early intervention services under IDEA Part C. Children and youth (ages 3-21) receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B.