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Family Infant Toddler Program

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The Family Infant Toddler (FIT) program provides a statewide system of early intervention in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C. The FIT Program provides early intervention services to over 14,000 children age birth to three who have or who are at risk for developmental delay, and their families.

Photo of a family which participates in our program.Early intervention services are provided through a network of early intervention provider agencies across New Mexico. Please see the FIT Providers List for a current index of provider agencies. These agencies are funded through a combination of state and federal funds, including Medicaid, IDEA Part C grant, and private health insurance.

Please visit the following FIT Program pages for:

Vision, Core Beliefs and Key Principles

All families of infants and toddlers with or at risk for a developmental delay receive quality early intervention supports and services that are:

  • Accessible — to all groups and communities throughout New Mexico;
  • Respectful — of individual and family choices, priorities and cultural diversity; and
  • Family-centered — by working in partnership with families within their everyday routines, activities & places.

Please see the FIT Key Principles for Providing Early Intervention publication to learn more.

Program Overview

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Read these for an overview of the FIT program.

Service Standards and Regulations

These requirements, regulations, acts, standards and councils are integral to this program.


Public Awareness Materials

The FIT Program makes available a variety of public information materials, including brochures, developmental wheels, Z-cards, posters etc. Please use the FIT Awareness Materials Order Form to request materials.