COVID-19 Information for Persons Served and Families

August 5th: To Parents of Children Transitioning From Early Start to Local Education Agency Services during COVID 19 Pandemic: The Department of Developmental Services (Department) which contracts with Regional Centers issued a Directive to regional centers waiving certain requirements of the California Early Intervention Services Act (CEISA). The Department recognizes the transition to special education services for children at age three may be delayed as local schools face challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic and has authorized a temporary extension of Early Start Services through the regional centers when certain criteria are met. Read the attached for details