Early Intervention Services

Early Intervention Services for Infants and Toddlers
(birth through 2 years of age)

For more information and/or to make a referral, phone or e-mail:
Marilee McDonough, Early Intervention Service Coordinator Supervisor
570-831-7224 or mmcdonough@mhdslw.org 

Spring 2016 About Babies and Children newsletter

Fall/Winter 2015 About Babies and Children newsletter


Early Intervention in Pennsylvania consists of services and supports designed to help families with children who have developmental delays or disabilities. Early Intervention builds upon the natural learning that occurs in a child's first few years of life. It is a process that promotes collaboration among parents, service providers and others, who are significantly involved with a child. The primary developmental areas are:

Infants and toddlers qualify for Early Intervention based on the following criteria:

Children DO NOT need a diagnosis of intellectual disability to qualify for Early Intervention services. All children determined eligible receive free and appropriate services, regardless of the family's assets or income.

Families, community persons, and service providers are invited to join the Local Interagency Coordinating Council (LICC) which addresses Early Intervention Services and supports in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties in Pennsylvania. For more information, phone Judy Kresky, Early Intervention Program Specialist at 570-831-7281.


Documents:

" Watch Me Grow" brochure

Winter/Spring 2015 "About Babies and Children" newsletter

Summer 2015 "About Babies and Children" newsletter

 

 


Videos:

PA Early Intervention PSA #1



PA Early Intervention PSA #2