Lewiston Public School District
Early Childhood Special Education
Lewiston-Altura Elementary School
115 S Fremont St, Lewiston, MN, 55952-1413
Distance: 966 Miles
Early Childhood Special Education is a system of services and supports for children with developmental delays or other disabilities.
Eligible children can get help at home, their child care site, or school. Services are provided by their public school district.
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
Children with certain developmental, physical or mental diagnoses that may cause delays.
Referrals can be made at: http://www.helpmegrowmn.org
Or, you may contact your local school district. An early childhood program finder with school district information is available online: http://w20.education.state.mn.us/ELSSearch/search.do
Free to eligible families, regardless of income or immigration status.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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HD-1800.8000School Readiness Programs Definition
Programs sponsored by states, local municipalities or local nonprofits that prepare children, usually age three to five, to succeed in school. The programs are modeled on Head Start/Better Beginnings/Brighter Futures programs and are compensatory in nature targeting children from low income families or those who have or are at risk for a disability and who may have special needs. Services may include comprehensive development screenings, active learning, parent education programs, family activities, early literacy exercises, home visits and healthy snacks during the school day. In some instances, the programs are entirely home-based and focus on providing materials, instruction and support that enable the parent to prepare their child for entering school. Occasionally, the programs refer to short acclimatization sessions to make new pupils familiar with the school and classroom environment before the formal start of the school year. Some programs offer text messaging as a way to encourage parent participation in early education activities.
HH-8000.1500Early Identification Programs Definition
Programs that develop and implement organized plans for locating and identifying children who may be experiencing developmental delays or be in need of special education, and connect them with programs that provide evaluation and assessment services and/or school systems that offer the educational assistance they need.
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.
YK-6500.6300Parents of Preschool Aged Children Definition
Parents, one or more of whose children is age three to five.