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Early Intervention in Erie County, PA, supports children from birth to age 5 with developmental delays or disabilities through evaluations and tailored services.

Referrals can be made by parents, doctors, or community members to the Erie County Office of Children and Youth or directly to service providers.

Determined through a thorough evaluation of the child's developmental skills and other related needs.

Service Provision:
Services like speech, physical, occupational therapy, and educational services are provided based on an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Community Engagement:
Collaboration with local agencies and organizations including specialized providers like Emily Wachter Early Intervention.

Transition Planning:
Planning begins as the child approaches school-age to transition from early intervention to school-based services or other appropriate services.

Getting StartedWith Early Intervention

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