Text Box: What about children who are at risk of delay? 
Children who are at risk of developmental delay may be followed by an early intervention professional.  Follow-along services include ongoing contacts such as periodic screenings by professionals.   
Text Box: What is ECI?
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) helps babies and toddlers, ages birth to 3, with disabilities or delays in their development.  ECI supports families through education and family services to help their children reach their potential.

The focus of ECI services is to provide:
     Informational Support
     Emotional Support
     Material Support
Text Box: Who is eligible for ECI?
 Children 0-3 years of age, who are 
  delayed in their development or 
  have development that is not 
 Children with certain medical 

Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, and Milam Counties



CHILDTEAM ECI is a program of

Central Counties Center for MHMR Services
and an affiliate of the

Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitive Services

Division for Early Childhood Intervention


Early Childhood Intervention

Text Box: What part does the family play? 
ECI is committed to enhancing the family's involvement with their child in their daily life.  All services are family centered.  The family is an integral part of the child's team and makes decisions for the child with support from the rest of the team of professionals.  
Text Box: Who can make referrals?
Anyone.  Family, doctors, caregivers, or anyone else in the community.   To make a referral, call the Temple office at (254) 773.6787 or the Harker Heights office at (254) 699.2090.