What is the difference between screenings conducted for children at risk and screenings that may be conducted by a multidisciplinary evaluation team?
When children are referred to the EIP as at risk for developmental delay or disability, the EIO is responsible for using available resources in the community, including children’s primary health care provider, to ensure that children are tracked and screened for potential developmental problems. Under these circumstances, developmental screening and developmental surveillance may include a variety of techniques and strategies, including standardized screening tools such as the Ages & Stages Questionnaires. Municipalities receive administrative funding from the Department for child find activities, including arranging for screening and tracking of at-risk children. Developmental screening for at-risk children is not separately reimbursable under the EIP, since these children are not eligible for the EIP and are not entitled to a multidisciplinary evaluation. When children are referred to the EIP with a suspected or confirmed developmental delay or disability, the EIO must designate a se
- How is developmental screening conducted as part of the multidisciplinary evaluation for a child suspected of having a developmental delay reimbursed under the EIP?
- What is the difference between screenings conducted for children at risk and screenings that may be conducted by a multidisciplinary evaluation team?
- What consideration should be given to the evaluation of risk to infants and young children who may be exposed to asbestos fibers?