Online Therapy for Babies and Toddlers with Delays Often Works Well — But Funding Isn’t Keeping Up With the Need

The Hechinger Report | Jackie Mader

“We are grossly underserving children in early intervention. When we think about the opportunity to really do early detection and prevention in early intervention, we’re just not doing what we should be doing.”

Approximately 15% of children between 3 and 17 in the United States experience developmental delays or disabilities, according to the American Association of Family Physicians. However, states report finding it increasingly difficult to find the funds necessary to support infants and toddlers through early intervention services.

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