ECI Resources

About ECI

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) is a benefit that provides needed services for families based on the unique needs and strengths of the child (age 0-3). Services are provided in the home and in community settings.

ECI services features include:

In 2013, ECI provided comprehensive services to over 48,193 children. Every county in Texas is served by local programs. Full funding for ECI is critical to ensure services are provided during the crucial earliest years in a child’s life which often show real long term results in the child’s future.

For more information on ECI, contact the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Serivces (DARS):

Online tools

ECI Publicy Policy

Evidence-Based Practices

For caregivers, family members, educators, and practitioners to learn about wading through interventions and how to determine what’s evidence-based, and what’s not:

ECI links

Guest Blog

ECI Resources


ECI Issue Focus home

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