Kansas Infant-Toddler Services is authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - IDEA Part C and is administered by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. KDHE provides grants to tiny-k programs to assist in maintaining and implementing a statewide system of coordinated, comprehensive, multidisciplinary early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities from birth to age three and their families. KDHE is responsible for assuring availability to eligible children and their families. During the State Fiscal Year 2019, more than 10,700 children received early intervention services.
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All children and families will have an equal opportunity to positively experience childhood and family life.
- To enhance the development of infants and toddlers with disabilities, to minimize their potential for developmental delays, and to recognize the significant brain development that occurs during the child's first three years
- To enhance the capacity of families to meet the special needs of their infants and toddlers with disabilities.
Infant-Toddler Services provide the foundation and framework to build capacity for local tiny-k programs in creating positive outcomes for children and families.