Objective: We investigated the utilization of Part C Early Intervention (EI) services among low birth weight infants (LBW, ≤2,500 grams) who meet Oregon state EI eligibility based on having a condition associated with a “high-probability” for developmental delays, as well as factors that predict enrollment in EI. Method: 97 LBW infants were seen for a first clinic visit at a high-risk infant follow-up program before one year of age. The Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development-3rd Edition was administered and demographic information and data regarding enrollment in EI were collected via parent questionnaire. Limited medical variables were extracted from each infant's electronic medical record. Results: Preliminary results indicate that only 38.1% of LBW infants were enrolled in EI, despite medical eligibility. ANOVA and χ2 analysis showed children attending EI had a longer duration of hospitalization (p = .022), lower scores on the Bayley Motor composite (p = .018), and...

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