Home and Community Services
Early Development Network

What is the Early Development Network?

The Early Development Network provides early intervention services and supports for children birth to age three with developmental delays or disabilities, based on their needs with the belief that parents know what is best for families.

The program:

  • Helps families to understand their child’s disability and enhances the family’s capacity to meet the needs of their child
  • Enhances the development of infants/toddlers with disabilities by providing educational and health services in their home an community

Who may need this program?

Families with an infant or toddler who:

  • Is not developing typically, or
  • Has been diagnosed with a health condition that will affect his or her development

What services may be available through the Early Development Network Program?

The Early Development Network provides family-centered services, based on the special needs of each child and family.

Services that may be provided to children and families include but are not limited to:

  • Services coordination
  • Special instruction
  • Speech/language therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Psychological services
  • Assistive technology devices and services
  • Transportation
  • Audiology
  • Vision services

PDF Contact someone who can answer your questions about Early Development Network or apply for this program.

For more information about the Early Development Network, please visit NEW WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://edn.ne.gov

Where can I read the DHHS regulations on Early Intervention Services Coordination?

Title 480 -- Home and Community-Based Waiver Services and Optional Targeted Case Management Services, Click on Chapter 10-- Early Intervention Services Coordination


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