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Early Intervention Collaborative Study (EICS)

The Early Intervention Collaborative Study (EICS) is a longitudinal investigation of approximately 190 children with developmental disabilities (Down syndrome, motor impairment, developmental delay) and their families.

Participants entered the study during the infant or toddler years at the time of enrollment in an early intervention program in either Massachusetts or New Hampshire. The current investigation extends through young adulthood (age 23).


Click here to read the EICS publications

This study has been funded from its inception by

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Additional EICS funding

Contact Information
Principal Investigator: Penny Hauser-Cram
Phone: 617-552-8664

Drawings by Study Participants