Early Intervention

What is Early Intervention?
Early Intervention (EI) consists of therapies offered to children between the ages of birth until the age of three (birth-to-three) for the treatment of issues resulting from developmental delays or a medically diagnosed condition or disability.  In Washington state, birth-to-three centers are contracted by King County to provide Early Intervention Services for families depending on their geographic area.

What Types of Intervention Do They Provide?

  • Occupational Therapy (OT)
  • Physical Therapy (PT)
  • Feeding, Oral Motor, and Nutritional Therapy
  • Speech Language Pathology (SLP)
  • Special Education
  • Behavioral & Socialization Interventions
  • Family Resources Coordination
  • Parent Education and Support

Does My Child Need Early Intervention Services?
For Washington state residents contact WithinReach toll-free: 1.800.322.2588 or WithinReachWA.org
For King County residents, find a provider at www5.KingCounty.gov/eiproviders