Educational Support

Special Education for Preschool Children

Children ages 3-5 years who have disabilities or developmental delays are entitled to special education preschool services funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. These services are called “Early Intervention.”
Children ages birth-3 years are eligible for “Early Intervention” services funded by the Department of Public Welfare.

See the Early Intervention and Development Supports section of this Guide for information about services for children birth through age 5.