The Early Intervention Program is a family-centered program for developmentally delayed children from birth to age three. Parents are an important part of the total program which includes a developmental evaluation to determine eligibility into the program. Individual sessions are in the child’s natural environment-mostly the child’s home. The core team of professionals may include a special education teacher, speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, and/or physical therapist. The team works with families and children to improve developmental skills in the areas of motor abilities, self-care, play skills, communication and socialization.
Early intervention services are funded in part by a grant from the New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services-Early Intervention Program and by Hunterdon Medical Center.
For more information call Service Coordinator Linda O’Brien, RN, MSN (908) 788-6398 or to refer your child call (888) 653-4463.
Further information can be found on the NJ Department of Health Website
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