Early Intervention

Early Intervention

Easterseals Michigan offers early intervention therapeutic services statewide for children with autism, speech and language delays, emotional, motor and social skill issues, as well as sensory integrative dysfunction. Some services are center-based in Grand Rapids, Flint, Southfield and Waterford while others are provided in the family home. 

Programs include:

  • Early Intervention - A program for kids 0-3 who are showing delays in motor skills, language and emotional development, as well as other developmental delays.

  • The P.L.A.Y. Project -- Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters  (P.L.A.Y.)  is an intensive, early intervention program for children ages 18 months 8 years with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

  • Occupational Therapy - Improves children's fine and gross motor skills, visual perception and their ability to perform everyday activities including bathing, dressing, eating.

  • Speech and Language Therapy  - Provides evaluations and ongoing therapy to enhance receptive and expressive communication, speech sound production and functional communication skills.

  • Sensory Integration - Improves the brain's ability to register, organize and interpret information using all of a child's senses. 

  • Summer Programs - Speech and/or sensory integration focused camps held mostly in the summer and on Saturdays in some select locations. 


    Easterseals Michigan's therapy for children with developmental disabilities is funded solely through donations from the general public. Please give generously so that we may continue to provide life-enhancing therapy services to children living with disabilities.
  • For more information about our Children's Therapy programs, please contact us.

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