Make a Referral to Early ACCESS

How to Make a Referral

Hearing Screening Only

If you are interested in scheduling a hearing screening and do not have concerns about your child’s development at this time, please visit our Schedule a Hearing Screening page to schedule a hearing screening.

Schedule a Hearing Screening

Birth to Age 3

If you think your child, age birth to 3 years, may need assistance, you can make a referral in one of two ways: directly to Heartland AEA or through the Iowa Family Support Network.

Heartland AEA       OR     Iowa Family Support Network

Children Who Reside in Des Moines

Please note that if your child resides in the Des Moines Public School district, they would receive services from the district rather than from Heartland AEA. If your child resides in the Des Moines district, contact: 

Chris Garrett
(515) 242-8213