If the child is eligible for the program, the service coordinator works with the family to see that the family and their child receive the services and supports that they need within the family's natural environment. The service coordinator and other early intervention staff meet with the family to discuss the child's developmental strengths and needs. This team, including the parents, determines what services and supports would enhance the child's development and prepares a plan to provide supports and services within the family's typical routines and activities. This plan is called an Individualized Family Service Plan or IFSP.
Some of the services and supports that might be provided to meet the developmental outcomes identified in an IFSP include: