MECIC Screening and Diagnostic Services

Mississippi Early Childhood Inclusion Center

MECIC supports families and young children by providing screening, diagnostic services, and family navigation.


Developmental and Autism Specific Screening

Opportunities for developmental and autism specific screenings will be provided to families during statewide screening days, by parent request, at early learning centers who offer the service to families, at community healthcare events, and upon referral. To schedule a screening, call 601-266-4745.

Pediatric Evaluation and Diagnostic Services

Utilizing a relationship-based developmental evaluation for children ages birth to five, MECIC provides diagnostic services for autism and developmental disabilities for children referred through the MECIC screening programs. To learn more about this service call 601-266-5622.

Family Navigation

Family navigators conduct developmental screenings throughout the state and provide autism specific screenings for concerned families. Family navigators provide support for families from screening to diagnosis by making referrals for diagnostic evaluations, intervention services, and providing resources specific to child and family needs. To talk with someone about screening and navigation services, call 601-266-4745.