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Early Intervention/Development

Early Intervention (EI) in PA

These are free services and supports to help families with young children with developmental delays. 2 parts in Philadelphia. Infant Toddler Early Intervention for children birth-3 years old AND Elwyn SEEDS for children over 3 years old.

http://dbhids.org/early-intervention

Philadelphia Infant Toddler Early Intervention Services

Early intervention services for developmentally at risk preschool children ages 0-3 years old- funded by the Office of Child Development and Early Learning- 215-685-4646. fax 215-685-4638
If not happy with services your child is getting call 717-346-9320 (Office of Dispute Resolution)
http://dbhids.org/early-intervention
Click here for Brochure on Child Development

Infant Toddler Early Intervention Referral

Referral from Health Care Professionals
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Tips: On Referring Young Children for Infant Toddler Early Intervention

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Elwyn SEEDS (Special Education for Early Developmental Success)

Early intervention evaluation and services for children 2yr 10mo to 5 years old- funded by Dept. of Education- 4025 Chestnut Street. Call 215-222-8054
Children>5 call 215-895-5500
If not satisfied with the preschool services your child is getting call 800-992-4334 (Office of Dispute Resolution)
www.elwyn.org
Click here for Referral

Increasing Language Skills with Sesame Street

Click here for amazing ways to help with early brain development. www.sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/language

Early Learning GPS Toolkit

Click this link to learn about a baby and child’s development, what a caregiver can do to maximize a child’s early learning, and get a personal plan for a child’s learning and growth. Click here www.earlylearninggps.com

Learn the Signs. Act Early.

Website from CDC that goes over normal development from Birth-5 years old and what to do if parent worried.
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/

CONNECT Early Intervention Hotline

Call 800-692-7288 to find early intervention services in counties throughout PA.