Do you have concerns about your child's ability to see, talk, hear, move, eat, play?  To talk to someone about your concerns, call the Early Development Network.

Call us today at 402-471-2471 or Call Toll-Free 1-888-806-6287 The Early Development Network (EDN) provides services and supports that are designed based on the needs of children birth to age three and their families with the belief that parents know what is best for their families. These services are designed to act on what families think is important for their child and family. The Network is staffed by friendly, supportive people who listen to and respect families. The Network also can connect families with other families who have had similar experiences. The goal of the Early Development Network is to provide coordinated services for Nebraska families as conveniently as possible. The program helps families to understand their child's disability and provides assistance in dealing with situations that interfere with the child's development.

The Early Development Network is a collaborative effort of the Nebraska Departments of Education and the Health & Human Services to serve infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.
 

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What is Early Intervention
Early intervention can help you and your family support and promote your child’s development, within your family activities and community life. 

 

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Who is Eligible?
The Early Development Network serves children from birth to age three and their families. A child is eligible for services if he or she is not developing typically, or has been diagnosed with a health condition that will affect his or her development.

 

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Parent Rights
As a parent of a child with a disability, you have certain rights which are guaranteed by state (Rule 51) and federal (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act {IDEA}) laws.

 

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Services Coordination
Services Coordination means a central contact person, known as the services coordinator, is assigned to each family. 

 

 

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Get Involved
Parents or guardians can get involved in many ways. Learn more!

 

 

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Make a Referral
Anyone can make a referral to Nebraska's early intervention system. View your local referral contacts map.

 

 

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Announcements & Events
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