The Lakota Tiwahe Center provides Early Intervention Services to families of infants and toddlers (Birth-5 year olds) with developmental delays and/or disabilities. The Project is funded by the Department of Education under the Part C (Birth-2 years) and Part B (3-5 years) of the Individual with Disabilities Act (IDEA).
The Program is administered by the RST Education Department funded by the USDOE Infants & Toddlers with
The Lakota Tiwahe Center provides services in four areas:
*Child Find for Early Identification
*Early Intervention Services
The Lakota Tiwahe Centers primary goals are to work toward:
*decreasing the number of children born with disabilities and developmental delays.
*decreasing the number of births to teenage mothers. LTC understand that teenagers are at a greater risk of having babies born with defects and developmental delays due to consumption and lack of prenatal care.
*Screening all babies born on the Rosebud Reservation at six months of age for physical and developmental delays.