Yes, all professionals must meet rigorous credentialing requirements. Our staff includes psychiatrists and registered nurses, as well as many licensed counselors and other professionals. All staff receive extensive pre-service and on-going training.
Intellectual and developmental disabilities occur before the age of 18 and includes a below average IQ (under 70) and lack of skills necessary for daily living. Mental illness can occur at any time and may be attributed to a chemical, biological, or environmental change in the person.
Prior to the child's third birthday, ECI staff help the family plan for services and supports elsewhere (for example, the school district, Headstart, private therapy services or other resources in the community).
Call us for a brief phone screening to see what services are available for you. We provide services under contracts with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) to individuals with a mental illness and/or intellectual development disability identified as priority population.