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Early Intervention

Scope Note: 
Intervention with individuals at risk for, or in the early stages of mental, physical, learning, or other disorders -- usually refers to efforts targeted at young children (infancy through primary grades), sometimes including prenatal care
Category: Social Processes and Structures
Broader Terms
Narrower Terms
Individualized Family Service Plans
Related Terms
At Risk Persons
Clinical Diagnosis
Compensatory Education
Developmental Delays
Early Childhood Education
Early Experience
Educational Diagnosis
Prenatal Care
Special Education
Special Needs Students
Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Added to ERIC: 8/24/1989