Qualifying for Services
To learn more about eligibility requirements and the referral process please visit Early Intervention Colorado and download “A Family Overview: Colorado’s Early Intervention Colorado Program at a Glance”.
Medicaid Waivers and Family Support Program
In order to access Developmental Pathways programs, an individual must first be determined to have a developmental delay or developmental disability. This determination is made by Developmental Pathways during the intake and eligibility process.
Before the age of five, an individual can have a determination of Developmental Delay meaning that a child meets one or more of the following:
After the age of 5, a person must have a determination of a disability.
An intellectual disability is a disability that starts before the person reaches the age of 22 that affects their ability to complete daily tasks, their decision making and problem solving ability, and stems from a diagnosis or neurological condition. Examples of these conditions are cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, or other neurological conditions that result in impairment of intellectual functioning or adaptive behavior.
Disability criteria requires: