Children with Special Needs
Helping Your Child Reach
His or Her Full Potential
This website is a place for families who are facing
challenges pertaining to their child's development and growth.
It is a place to find answers and practical
That's what Early Intervention Support is all about.
Whether a family has a child with a challenging behavior, a
disability or developmental issue, childhood is short - it
should be savored and enjoyed.
Ask a Therapist
We understand developmental milestones
and the challenges of Special Needs children. We spend
a great deal of time with families understanding the
inner workings of childhood routines and interactions.
Ask us about your child today!
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From Our Readers
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Tina in Saratoga Springs, NY
What is Early Childhood Intervention?
Sometimes babies are born with a condition or special need that affects
their development. Other times a condition is not apparent at birth, but
over time parents and doctors begin to wonder if the child is developing
Early Childhood Intervention means finding specific ways to help a child
become as functional as possible.
begin, a child's developmental abilities are evaluated. Once evaluated, the
child can receive the appropriate therapy - or other type of early
intervention - he or she needs.
In some situations, the therapy a child receives at an early age enables
that child to reach developmental milestones on target or close to target.
In other words, early intervention can sometimes help a child "catch up" to
There is support and education for the family as well.
more about Early Intervention:
Thankfully, there are many ways to deal with childhood developmental
delays and behaviors. These include in-home services, outpatient (you take
your child to a clinic), inpatient (following injury or surgery) and school
based services. Which type of therapy should you choose?
Visit our Early Intervention
Therapy Options area to learn more.
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