Bettendorf Regional Center

865 Lincoln Road, Bettendorf, IA, USA

Phone 5633442250 | Fax 5633442255


Child Health Specialty Clinics (CHSC) provides evaluation and treatment for children and youth with known or suspected chronic health problems. Professionals in cardiology, orthopedics, pediatrics, physical therapy, psychology, and other selected disciplines are an integral part of services. CHSC works closely with the Iowa Department of Public Health and other state and local organizations to help families find and coordinate other local services that their children may need.

Services:

  • Nursing
  • Medical
  • Nutrition
  • Care Coordination
  • Assistance in obtaining Home Care, waiver services, and available financial resources
  • Family-to-family Support
  • Assistance in locating child care for special needs children
  • Evaluation and assessment
  • Direct clinical services
  • Autism consultation
  • Advocacy on behalf of children with special health care needs

Eligibility:

CHSC serves any Iowa child or youth from birth through age 21 with or at risk of a chronic health condition or disability which includes psychosocial, physical, health-related, educational, and behavioral needs. The specific health concerns may be simple or complex, short-term, or long-term.

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Payment:

Private Insurance, Hawki, Medicaid

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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Program: Early ACCESS

Early ACCESS is an early intervention system of services provided to families. Services provide support and resources to help assist families enhance children’s development through everyday learning environments. Common areas are talking, moving, seeing, listening, thinking, eating, or playing. Every child is eligible for an evaluation. The evaluation will determine eligibility for further services.

Services:

  • Assistive Technology
  • Audiology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Family Training/Counseling
  • Health Services
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Special Instruction
  • Speech Language Therapy
  • Vision
  • Transportation

Intake Process:

Call the Iowa Family Support Network at 1.888.425.4371, your local Area Education Agency, or local Child Health Specialty Clinic.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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The Iowa Regional Autism Assistance Program (RAP) provides community-based clinical consultation, multidisciplinary care planning recommendations, and family to family support for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. RAP team members who work with families include advanced registered nurse practitioners, registered nurses and family navigators. They use standardized tools to identify children at risk for ASD and help families find diagnostic services.
RAP teams also help families access community-based services and supports to help meet their needs and goals.

RAP also provides technical assistance and training on evidence-based screening and assessment tools to medical home providers, Area Education Agencies, and other early intervention community providers.

Services:

  • Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities
  • Assistance navigating the education system
  • Support with exploring insurance coverage and payment options for services
  • Communicating with diagnostic facilities and healthcare providers
  • Finding an advocacy or family support group
  • Connecting to resources and information
  • Listening to your concerns and sharing experiences

Eligibility:

Children, birth through age 21, who are suspected of or have a confirmed diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders, and their families.

Intake Process:

Families can call RAP at 866-219-9119 Ext. 2 or email Iowa-RAP@uiowa.edu

Providers are encouraged to refer patients to RAP by completing a referral form available at: https://chsciowa.org/regional-autism-assistance-program.asp

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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