Health Services

Children's Health

Children’s health includes physical, mental, and social well-being. It’s important to closely monitor your child’s health as they develop. Regular visits to the doctor can detect or prevent your child from experiencing health problems.

Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS)

Who Do We Serve?

In accordance with DoDI 1342.26 services are provided to dependents of active duty military and DOD civilians birth to three years who, but for their age, are eligible to attend Section 6 (DDESS) Schools.


  • Referrals from medical providers at USNH Pediatrics and USNH, NCTS, Naval Base Guam, and AAFB Family Practice clinics are made through CHCS.

  • Referrals from ancillary departments are made in person or via phone.

  • CDC providers, parents, family and friends make referrals in person or via phone.

  • Children 2 years 9 months and older are referred to DDESS.

  • All children not entitled to services are referred to Guam Early Intervention Services.

What Services Are Provided?

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Special Instruction

  • Physical Therapy

  • Speech and Language Therapy

  • Developmental Screening and Assessment

  • Family/Group Field Trip

  • Transition Services

  • Service Coordination

  • Home Visits

  • Play-based Therapy

  • Developmental Stimulation

  • Parent Training

Service Provision

Delivery of services occurs in the child’s natural environment, which can be the home, child development center, babysitters or any other place the child may spend their day.

Services are provided, to the highest degree possible, at the family’s convenience and consider the needs and daily routine of the family and child.


A child is discharged from the program for the following reasons:

  • No longer demonstrating a developmental delay

  • Permanent Changed of Station (PCS)

  • Parental request to terminate services

  • Turns 3 years of age


  • Transition begins at 2 years 6 months of age

  • EDIS staff gather parental signature for release of information and provide DDESS /GPSS with copies of all necessary paperwork

  • Parent enrolls child in DDESS/GPSS school

  • EDIS and Parent meet with DDESS/GPSS staff and establish IEP

  • EDIS services continue until school start date or parental request to terminate

Contact Us

Phone Number(s)

Central Appointment Line: (671) 344-9202

Pediatrics Front Desk: (671) 344-9418



LeeAnn Q. Barcinas, Ph.D. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
PSC 490 Box 7606 FPO AP 96538-1600


National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)
Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.