The following Birth to Three services are available:
Speech and Language Therapy
Speech and Language therapists provide assistance and support to children and their families in the areas of expressive and receptive language, articulation, oral motor development, feeding issues and communication skills.
Specialized Instruction services provide support to develop cognitive and play skills of the child.
Occupational Therapy services provide support for the improvement of functional skills including self-help skills of eating/drinking, brushing teeth, brushing hair, dressing, toileting and washing.
Physical Therapy services provide support to children and their families focusing on the areas of gross motor development, motor planning and visual motor skills.
Families learn about hearing levels, language development, communication strategies, social responses, educational play and the use of technology to help their child with the unique needs associated with hearing loss.
Teachers of the blind/visually impaired help the family support the child who has a visual impairment or who is blind.
Orientation and Mobility
Orientation and Mobility specialists work with the family and/or school team to help the child discover the world.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
ABA services provide support to children and their families through specified teaching procedures to improve communication, social, academic and other relevant skills for students.
Services provided by this agency follow the guidelines outlined by the Pennsylvania Model of Early Intervention and include the following key factors:
· Individualized Plans
· Family/Caregiver Priorities
· Family/Caregiver Training Model
· Team Approach
· Natural Environment in Home/Community
· Routines-Based Intervention