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Early Intervention

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Much has been written about the importance of a child’s first five years of life. What a baby does and experiences during these early years gives him a foundation upon which later skills are developed. That’s why it’s so important to identify which babies can benefit from early intervention. In some states, if your child is eligible for early intervention, you …

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The Early Intervention Foundation for Success

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The birth of our beautiful daughter, Chloe, in 2003 placed our family on an incredible journey that has allowed us to become strong voices for children and families. We had no prenatal testing during my wife’s pregnancy, and we were informed shortly after Chloe’s entrance into this world that she had characteristics of Down syndrome. Genetic tests confirmed Chloe’s diagnosis, …

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Explaining Early Intervention Services to Grandparents

Tamara Guo Multigenerational Living, Resources

Sometimes when a child is first enrolled in Early Intervention services our families tell us that their own parents are not “on board” with the program. They sometimes hear things from their child’s grandparents such as, “You didn’t talk until you were 3, and you’re fine!” or “There is nothing wrong with my grandson, he doesn’t need therapy!” Talking with …

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Early Intervention Speech Therapy: Why Does It Look Like Just Playing?

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Many parents are surprised when their child begins early intervention speech therapy, and the therapist comes to their home and starts playing with their child instead of sitting down at a table and practicing flash cards of new words.  Parents may be concerned because their child is not talking, but what may be of more concern to an EI Speech therapist is …

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Continuing Education for Early Childhood Intervention | Thrive CEU

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Continuing Education for Early Childhood Intervention Our mission is to make available relevant online courseware, developed by licensed and practicing pediatric therapists, to a broad audience of professionals. How Does It Work? Learning has never been easier! Our courses are available online through any browser - all you need is a computer, tablet or mobile device in order to take part. First, ...
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Early Childhood Development Children are as unique as snowflakes, each having their own distinct personality. There are certain developmental milestones, however, that most children reach within a specific timeframe. The age when your child smiles at you, starts to crawl and masters other tasks can give you and your doctor insights into how well they are achieving these important developmental milestones. Our ...
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Early Intervention Social Workers: Supporting the Family

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Parenting comes with both rewards and challenges. Taking care of young children can be demanding. With all of life’s demands parents are often being pulled in many directions. This can create added stress for parents. It is our goal in Early Intervention to provide families with supportive services. One way to support families within Early Intervention is by adding a social worker to the team. A social worker can join the Early Intervention team to support a family in many ways.

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Early Intervention Contacts by State

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Early Intervention Resources & Services in Your State Much has been written about the importance of a child’s first five years of life. What a baby does and experiences during these early years gives him a foundation upon which later skills are developed. That’s why it’s so important to identify which babies can benefit from early intervention. In some states, if …

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Early Intervention & Special Needs Resources

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We constantly strive to gather a useful collection of resources and links to help parents with questions on child development delays, early intervention, social and emotional development, atypical child development and more.   Adaptive Sports & Recreation Resources American Association of Adapted Sports Program – works with educational agencies to establish programs in interscholastic adapted sports for students with physical disabilities. …

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Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis and Early Intervention

Sarah Ferry Resources, Therapy Options

The practice of ABA seeks to determine the “who, what, where, and why” of behaviors in order to develop methods to both teach new skills and replace problem behaviors with positive ones. ABA is used to teach a wide variety of skills such as play skills, communication, self-help skills, and social skills.

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