Tennessee Early Intervention System


The Interagency Agreement between the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the Tennessee Department of Education to support the extension of Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) services through an eligible child’s fourth birthday is found at the link below.  Two virtual hearings have been scheduled to allow for public comment of the agreement.

Virtual Public Hearings

IA Virtual Hearing #1 - Friday, August 12 from 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Central Standard Time: 
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IA Virtual Hearing #2 - Tuesday, August 16 from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Central Standard Time: 
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The Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) is a program that provides services to infants and young children who have disabilities or other developmental delays. The TEIS program is a critically important program to supporting young children and their families to reach their optimal development. 


Refer a child to TEIS

You may make a referral to TEIS by completing our online referral form or by calling (800) 852-7157. The referral form can also be found in the MyTN app, available on your app store.


Please be prepared to provide the child’s name, date of birth, county of residence, parent information (if someone other than the parent calls), and reason for referral.

TEIS District Offices

District Address City State Zip Phone