What is Early Intervention?
Early Intervention services seek to intervene or reduce the incidence of mental illness and developmental disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, by enhancing protective factors for at-risk children and their families.
How does Early Intervention work?
At-risk populations can access specialized services that offer positive behavioral skills training, counseling, education, tutoring, support, and enrichment programs through contracts with Child Development Resources (CDR) and Infant and Toddler Connection.
Who may benefit from these services?
Early Intervention is designed for children from birth to 3 years of age and their families.
What services are provided in Early Intervention?
The Early Intervention services include:
Community-based prevention groups
Developmental screening and assessment