Newborn Assessment Trained early interventionist conduct developmental assessments on newborns to identify how the infant responds to and interacts with his/her new environment in areas of sight, sound, light, touch, breathing, hearing and more.
Comprehensive evaluations for children birth to five determine a child's eligibility for early intervention and special education services resulting in an individualized plan.
Behavioral Assessment A behavioral specialist looks beyond the presenting problem behavior to understand what function it may be serving the child (i.e., what happens before the behavior, and what comes after the behavior). Findings provide the basis for development of next steps.
Parenting education, classroom support, training for early childhood service providers and mental health
professionals, family support and consultation with families and early childhood service providers are also available.
Screen for Success
The screening is a way to get information on the growth and development of young children. The screening may take up to two hours.
Upon arrival, families will be checked in and paperwork reviewed. Caregivers will have an opportunity to discuss concerns and screening options. Generally screening stations are: development, hearing, vision, speech/language, health/nutrition and behavior.
Children will be screened by a professional that is knowledgeable in early childhood and overall results will be discussed with a caregiver.
Each child will leave with a Kid Kit folder of community resources and basic developmental information as well as the results of the screening.
A follow up call may be made to ensure that all questions have been answered.