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Critical Early Intervention services lacking for some NYC students, says report

12.05.2019 | SI Live | Nearly 3% of children under 3 years old with development delays or disabilities didn’t receive their critical, required services from 2016-2018, according to a new report.

The report, titled “Early Inequities: How Underfunding Early Intervention Leaves Low-Income Children of Color Behind,” was released Thursday by Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York (CCC) and Advocates for Children of New York (AFC). It analyzed data from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about the Early Intervention program services for children across all five boroughs. Read article