Special Education

What Determines Eligibility for Preschool Intervention?

An abilities assessment will be performed by the NA-FC Early Intervention Specialists.
Following this assessment, the Case Conference Committee that includes parents, a school representative, and an Early Intervention Specialist will work together to determine if your child is eligible for an early intervention preschool program. The following are disabling conditions for eligibility:

  • Developmental Delay – For preschool students only, delay(s) in one or more developmental areas.
  • Language or Speech Impairment
  • AutismSpectrum Disorder
  • Blind or Low Vision
  • Cognitive Disability
  • Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Emotional Disability
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Orthopedic Impairment – A physical impairment affecting mobility.
  • Other Health Impairment Manifested by limited strength, vitality or alertness due to chronic or acute health problems.
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Traumatic Brain Injury – Injury to the brain resulting in total or partial disability that adversely affects a student’s educational performance.