Disability Together for Advocacy Summit

Assisting Young Children and Families

Success through Early Education and Home Visiting

Research shows young children with disabilites often benefit from early education intervention and family support services that are specifically developed and adapted to improve their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual capabilities. Early Intervention (EI) programs are intended to reduce the barriers that place children at risk of poor outcomes by changing their developmental trajectory in their early years.

There are four key federal programs that provide an important framework of support for young children with disabilities. Easterseals’ Early Intervention services include components of federal programs so young children with disabilities have a successful start in life and enter kindergarten ready to learn:

Through MIECHV home visits, parents learn a number of things including improving their family’s health and wellness through prenatal care and preventive health measures as well as understanding child development milestones and behaviors. 

Did you know?

Easterseals Fiscal Year 2017 Funding Request

Resources:

Make the First Five Count

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Assisting Caregivers
Supporting Older Workers
Assisting Workers with Disabilities
Supporting America’s Veterans

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