State lawmakers announced a renewed commitment to boosting Early Intervention programming for children.
A coalition of state legislators is calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to raise reimbursement rates for the therapists and teachers providing services to children with developmental delays through the state’s Early Intervention program.
We sit down with Assemblymember Josh Jensen to discuss New York’s 2023-2024 budget.
We sit down with Assemblymember Jen Lunsford to discuss New York’s 2023-2024 budget.
Some lawmakers say the state of New York is failing young children, especially when it comes to vital early childhood intervention services.
The Children’s Agenda reports only about half of the children who qualify for Early Intervention are receiving services in a timely manner.
New York children with developmental delays are waiting longer than legally mandated time lines for services.
Local parents and care providers delivered a collective call in Albany to further help infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities.
These are federally mandated supports, where children have a right to get access to these services within 30-days, however families are having to wait upwards of 12-months to get connected.