Who pays for the program?

RISP receives funding from a variety of sources, including state and local dollars through the Community Services Board. RISP also receives funding from other state and local agencies, civic groups, individuals, and organizations.

Additional Funding

Additional funding comes from Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), so there is never a charge to a family for some services, such as a child's developmental screening, evaluation, plan development, or service coordination.


RISP is licensed as an outpatient rehabilitation program and charges a fee for direct physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Most health insurance will cover part or all of the cost of these services.

Income Based Pay

If the cost of RISP services would be a hardship to any family, our agency can use a statewide sliding fee scale to reduce the charges to the family based on its income and need. No family is ever denied services because of inability to pay.

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Email Early Intervention Services for more information.

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1. What are RISP early intervention services?
2. How can early services help your child's development?
3. Who would benefit from RISP services?
4. How will RISP staff work with your family?
5. Can RISP work with my day care provider?
6. Who can refer a child to this program?
7. Where are RISP services located?
8. Who pays for the program?
9. What do parents and families have to say about RISP services?