Tennessee's Early Intervention System is a voluntary educational program for families with children birth through age two with disabilities or developmental delays.
The principles of Early Intervention are to:
It is the parents who provide the real early intervention by creatively adapting their child care methods to facilitate the development of their child, while balancing the needs of the rest of the family.
Application Update: 3/18/14
State of Tennessee
Department of Education
Division of Special Populations
Early Childhood IDEA Programs (ECIP)
Andrew Johnson Tower 710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0380
For information regarding a child birth through two (2) years of age contact the Part C Coordinator: Joan.Kennedy@tn.gov (615) 741-9873
For information regarding a child three (3) to five (5) years old, contact the Preschool 619 Coordinator: Gary.X.Smith@tn.gov(615) 741-9871
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