Birth to 3


The Birth to 3 Program is a federally mandated Early Intervention program (Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act—IDEA) to support families of children with developmental delays or disabilities under the age of three. The Birth to 3 Program works in partnership with the family to enhance their child’s development and support the family’s knowledge, skills andB3 Program abilities as they interact with and raise their child.

Services of Birth to 3:

• Speech, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Audiology, Deaf/Hard Hearing, Blind/Visually Impaired services;

• Parent education so families learn new skills to support their child's development;

• Service Coordination to connect the family to other supports in the community

Anyone can make a referral by calling 1-866-693-GROW (4769) or going to to complete an on-line referral form.

Summary of Your Part C Procedural Safeguards

Help Me Grow (click here to refer a Minnesota child ages 0-5 for early childhood special education services or for more information regarding Help Me Grow.

Birth-to-Three Brochure

Tracy Tweeten-lind                           
Director of Special Education                    
(507) 459-0576