Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS)
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Fort Jackson EDIS program is a federally mandated program which provides comprehensive
services to eligible infants and toddlers (birth to age 3) with established developmental
delays or with a condition which has a high probability of resulting in developmental
delay. The services provided, at no cost to the parent, include screenings and evaluations
for diagnostic and treatment purposes, service coordination, family training and
home visits, special education instruction, speech pathology and audiology, physical
therapy, occupational therapy, psychological services, transportation, nutrition
services, medical services for diagnostic purposes, vision services, and assistive
technology devices and services.
Service providers include a speech pathologist and early childhood special educator.
If it is necessary to refer out to a service provider in the community, this is
done at no cost to the parent.
Any child of an active duty sponsor residing on-post within the age range of birth
to three is eligible for services if demonstrating a developmental delay or a medical
condition which has a high probability of resulting in developmental delay.
The Fort Jackson EDIS program is located in Building 4555 (adjacent to the hospital), Rooms 201 and 203.
Hours of operation are from 0730 to 1630, Monday through Friday.
Point of Contact
Referrals may be made at (803) 751-4165.
Once a child turns three, special education services can continue to be provided
through the Fort Jackson Schools. The phone number for the Fort Jackson Schools
is (803) 782-1772.