Home & Community Based Early Intervention Services
Emory Valley Center provides in-home Early Intervention Services to children with a developmental delay. In-home early intervention services are available in a 16 county region for children and their families who qualify for Part C services through the Tennessee Early Intervention System.
- Children qualify for services if they have a delay in one or more areas of development or a diagnosed condition.
- The family may then receive services from an Early Interventionist, through Emory Valley Center.
- This is a voluntary education program through the Department of Education.
Currently, Emory Valley Center is contracted to provide services to 442 children in the East Tennessee Region covering 16 counties: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union.
Emory Valley Center’s Early Interventionists:
Work with the family in their home to promote their child’s development
Support families by offering ideas they can implement every day into their lives to assist in their child’s development
Aid families so that their children start school with minimal or no special education supports.
For more information contact:
Director of Early Intervention Services, Anna Ramsbottom 865-813-0581
Families should call the Knoxville Tennessee Early Intervention System office at 1-800-852-7157 to refer a child for a free developmental evaluation.