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Who is Eligible for Early Start?

1. Children with a development delay of 33% in one or more of the following areas of development:  • Social — emotions, interacting with others  • Adaptive — daily activities such as eating and dressing  • Physical — large and small movements  • Communication —...

Early Start (Birth to Age 3)

An infant or toddler (birth to age 3) may be considered “at-risk” for a developmental disability if he or she has one or more problems associated with developmental delay or disability, such as low birth weight, prematurity, prenatal exposure to drugs,...

Age 3 and Older

If a person has a developmental disability, they can be referred for services from the Regional Center. In the state of California, the term developmental disability includes five conditions. These are: intellectual disability, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and...

IS Your Child At-Risk?

TCRC provides free Intake and Assessment services for infants and toddlers who live in the TCRC service area and who are believed to be “at-risk” for a developmental disability. Often referrals are encouraged by a child’s pediatrician and may also...