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Fewer Children Referred to Early Intervention Amid Pandemic

01.16.2021 | NY1 | "We don’t know what has happened to all of the children who weren’t referred at the height of the pandemic. At some point, we would expect to see a significant increase in referrals to early intervention, and think it’s important to identify the children who were not referred and make sure they get connected to services as soon as possible,” Levine said.

Advocates for children is urging the city and state to launch an outreach program for parents and develop plans to screen more  children for developmental issues. Read article