If you detect a delay in developmental or physical characteristics of a child observed in your healthcare facility, please contact Northwest AEA. Iowa's Area Education Agencies are required to provide services to Iowa children and families including:

  • Service Coordination
  • Screenings, evaluation and assessments
  • Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
  • Assistive Technology
  • Audiology
  • Family Training/Counseling
  • Health Services
  • Medical evaluations to determine eligibility
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Special Instruction
  • Speech Language Therapy
  • Vision
  • Transportation



Lori Groth
Team Secretary, Early Childhood Special Education
800/352-9040 Ext. 6050