IDEA Part C Office


The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the Lead Agency for Early Intervention Services (EIS). The Part C Office provides the oversight of Early Intervention Services of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The IDEA was created with a vision for comprehensive, interagency, multidisciplinary, family-centered, and community-based services accessible to all infants and toddlers with disabilities and to many who are at risk for disabilities. This law has been reauthorized as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) or Public Law 108-446.

    All Early Intervention Referrals Statewide may call: 1-800-522-0066

    Email:  ProjectAssist@dhhs.nv.gov

      For Review - FFY2017 Draft Part C Grant Application

      ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

      The Part C grant application is to be submitted to Office of Special Education Projects (OSEP) in April.  Stakeholders, early intervention providers, parents and members of the public are encouraged to review the application and comment.  Attached is the draft for your review.  Your comments are appreciated - see *survey monkey link below.  We are not proposing any policy changes with this year's application. The budget is based on the 2016 federal funding allocation, and will most likely be revised once the final allocations for 2017 are released.  The survey will be closed after April 10.  Comments can be sent by using the survey monkey link provided below or mailing or emailing comments to us at: 

      IDEA Part C Office, 

      4126 Technology Way Suite 100 

      Carson City, NV 89706 

      Email Address:   projectassist@dhhs.nv.gov     

      Mission Statement

        To oversee the development and implementation of a statewide, family-centered, community-based, comprehensive, interagency service delivery system for infants and toddlers (birth through two) who are eligible for Part C services, and their families. This system will be continuously monitored and evaluated to ensure that appropriate and evidenced based services are provided, families are respected, supported and involved, and that the potential of each child is maximized.

          The Nevada Part C Office is responsible for a:

          Where to Begin?

          If you are concerned about your child's development, the first step is to have your child referred for evaluation and assessment.  You can refer your child directly or you can have your child's physician or another professional make the referral for you.

          For more information:

          Or you may contact:

          Phone: 1-800-522-0066

          Email: ProjectAssist@dhhs.nv.gov

          Infant & Toddler Coordinators Association

          The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Infant and Toddler Coordinators Association is organized as a not-for-profit corporation to promote mutual assistance, cooperation, and exchange of information and ideas in the administration of Part C and to provide support to state and territory Part C coordinators.
          To achieve this, the Association is committed to:
          • Identify and represent the interests of state and territory infant and toddler early intervention programs at the national level;
          • Develop and recommend models, standards, policies, and programs that promote quality services to eligible infants and toddlers and their families; and
          • Strengthen current leadership and foster new leadership in early intervention programs at the local, state or territory, and national levels.