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Early Intervention

Education and therapy services designed to give children the best possible start in life.

The Early Intervention services team of special educators and therapists provides structured developmental and educational opportunities for children from birth to three years who have developmental delays or are at risk of delay and their families. We stress parental support and education through parent participation to help identify your child’s and family’s needs while our team provides resources and supports to manage those needs in your child’s home, school, or community settings.

  • Home visits
  • Community-based groups
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Mental health services

Professionally trained educators and therapists provide an individualized plan focused on the education, development, and growth of each child.

Early Intervention
Our highly qualified team of developmental specialists collaborate with our team of licensed therapists to address all areas of development through screenings, assessments, goal creation and tracking. The team also acts as parent and family educators.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy (OT) addresses fine motor, sensory integration, and feeding/oral motor difficulties.

Areas of expertise:

  • Sensory processing disorders
  • Sensory integration
  • Fine motor development
  • Feeding and/or oral motor development
  • Attention and regulation
Physical Therapy

Physical therapy (PT) addresses gross motor delays, orthopedic and postural alignment, problems with balance and coordination, and sensory integration. Areas of expertise:

  • Pediatric neurodevelopment treatment (NDT)
  • Foot/ankle issues
  • Orthotic evaluations
  • Developmental, neurologic, and orthopedic issues
  • Sensory integration
Speech and Language Therapy

Speech and Language therapy involves activities to facilitate and promote speech and language development.

Areas of expertise:

  • Articulation
  • Apraxia
  • Language and communication disorders
  • Social pragmatic language disorders
  • Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)
  • Stuttering
  • Feeding and swallowing development

Eligibility

The regional center will determine if your child is eligible for Early Intervention services. Eligibility for Early Intervention is based on 0-3 Federal Eligibility guidelines.

Contact your local regional center for further information regarding eligibility.

San Mateo county residents:
Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC) 415-546-9222

Santa Clara county residents:
San Andreas (SARC) 408-374-9960

Once your child is determined to be eligible for services by the regional center you are referred to Early Intervention.

For more information contact (650)494-0550 or submit a request.