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Russell Child Development Center's Early Intervention Program is part of a statewide Infant Toddler system that provides early intervention services to children ages birth to 36 months and their families. Russell Child Development Center provides services in 13 Southwest Kansas counties.

El Programa de Intervención Temprana del Russell Child Development Center es parte de un sistema estatal para bebés y niños pequeños que brinda servicios de intervención temprana a niños desde el nacimiento hasta los 36 meses y a sus familias. Russell Child Development Center brinda servicios en 13 condados del suroeste de Kansas.


Family Testimonials:  

RCDC's licensed team of educators and therapists work with families to build an individualized plan for every child with a developmental delay or disability that supports every member of the family.

Services are provided in your child's natural environment- where he or she lives. Natural environments include home, Learn & Plays, parks, libraries, grocery stores, restaurants, etc. There is no waiting list and never a cost for services. Funding is provided by local state and federal sources through Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (I.D.E.A.).

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Developmental Screenings are:

Free Screenings and Evaluations are available to families and take place in a natural setting, such as the child’s home or community. At least two professionals meet with a family to gather information about how a child is developing and to determine if he/she is eligible for services.

  • Each child’s hearing, vision, and overall development will be screened by trained professionals.

  • RCDC screenings look at self-help, thinking, social, communication, and muscle development skills.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • To be eligible for services a child must show a 25% delay in one area or 20%  delay in two or more areas

  • Upon determining eligibility for services, Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) are developed by the Early Intervention team and family for eligible children. These plans guide the team in meeting the needs and addressing the priorities of each child and family.

More Information:

Any child, from birth up to three years old qualifies for a free screening. 

Click here to request a free developmental screening for your child. 


You can also call our office Monday through Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm

at 620-275-0291 or 888-877-3717.

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Our Early Intervention Program is supported by United Way
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