Help Me Grow
Help Me Grow
Help Me Grow - Statewide Referral System
1500 Highway 36 W, Roseville, MN, 55113
Distance: 1036 Miles
A referral through Help Me Grow as soon as there is a concern about a young child's development is critical to ensure that necessary early intervention services are provided and that the child achieves the best developmental outcomes possible.
Referrals received through Help Me Grow are sent directly to the local school district where the child lives. The school district will contact the family directly to arrange for a screening or evaluation to determine if a child is eligible for infant and toddler intervention or preschool special education services. When a child is found eligible an educational plan will be developed by a team, that includes the parents, and the necessary services will be provided to the child and family by the school district.
Provides resources for parents and professionals on:
* Developmental milestones from birth - age 5
* Strategies to support typical development
* Information about screening and evaluation
* Tips on how to talk with families about developmental concerns
* Informative articles on a variety of topics and numerous resources for professionals who work with families of young children
Anyone can make a referral through Help Me Grow when there are concerns about a child's development.
Referral forms are available online
Early Childhood Special Education services are free to eligible children and their families regardless of income or immigration status.
There is no cost to make a referral through Help Me Grow.
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LR-1700Early Intervention for Children With Disabilities/Delays Definition
Programs that identify infants, toddlers and in some cases, preschoolers who show evidence of or are at risk for lags in physical development, cognitive development, language and speech development, psychosocial development or self-help skills, and provide or coordinate the delivery of an enrichment program in order to minimize the potential for a developmental delay and to meet their current developmental needs. The program may include early identification activities (child find); a developmental evaluation; a review of family concerns, priorities and resources; meetings with the family to develop an individualized family service plan; service coordination to ensure that the individual and his or her family receive needed services which may include but are not limited to physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, health/medical services, nursing services, nutrition services, psychological services including specialized play groups or therapy sessions, counseling, speech and language assistance, special instructional services, transportation, and parenting skills development; and ongoing evaluation of the child's progress and his or her changing enrichment needs. Included are "birth to three" programs and federal, state or local programs that address the needs of slightly older children or children not otherwise eligible for "birth to three" programs.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YF-1800Developmental Disabilities Definition
A severe, chronic disability that is attributable to a cognitive, neurological or physical impairment or a combination of cognitive, neurological and physical impairments; that is manifested during the developmental period (prior to age 22); that is likely to continue indefinitely; and that results in substantial functional limitations in three or more areas of major life activity including self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, and economic self-sufficiency.
YJ-6750.6500Parents of People With Disabilities Definition
The natural or adoptive mothers and fathers of individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by their responsibility for and concern about the person.
YJ-8750.1500Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Children and adolescents who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their performance in school and their ability to engage in one or more major life activities.