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First Connections

Department of Human Services

UPDATED: October 22, 2018

Early intervention (0-3) under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is First Connections. The Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities Services is the “lead agency” with administrative oversight. First Connections provides supports and services for families and their children, birth to age three who have special needs. Research shows that this is a critical time of development in the lives of all children. Families of infants and toddlers with special needs can turn to First Connections for information, support, and services to help them assist their child in reaching his/her potential. First Connections is a state-wide, comprehensive early intervention network of qualified, dedicated professionals here to work directly with your family to custom-design a plan with you to meet your child’s and your family’s needs.

  • Languages:
  • English
  • Insurances Accepted:
  • No Cost
  • N/A

Address:

PO Box 1437, Slot N504
Little Rock, AR 72203
United States

Website:

dhs.arkansas.gov

Phone:

(501) 682-8703

Email:

tracy.turner@dhs.arkansas.gov

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