Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers - Luzerne Wyoming County MHDS Services

Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services


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PA 211 North East - PA 211 North East
General Information
Description of ServiceConsists of services and supports designed to help families with children who have developmental delays or disabilities. Ages infants to 2 years old. Services can include: information about how children develop; parent or caregiver education; family supports; and developmental and instructional therapies. Early Intervention is individualized and provides supports to the child and family in the home or in the community.
LocationLuzerne
Geographical AreaLuzerne, Wyoming
Intake ProcedureContact an Early Intervention Program Specialist at 570-831-7281.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationIntellectual Disabilities
Age GroupChildren
EligibilityChildren from birth to 3 years with a developmental delay.Each child referred for an evaluation shall receive a timely, comprehensive MULTI-DISCIPLINARY EVALUATION(MDE) and a family-directed assessment of the needs of the child and family to assist with the child’s development. Infants and toddlers are eligible for Early Intervention if they score 25% or greater delay in at least one area of development; Medical condition or disease that puts the child at high risk for developmental delay or a clinician's determination, called informed clinical opinion, that a concern exists even though it is not indicated by an assessment.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesEarly Intervention services and supports are provided with no insurance involvement and at no cost to the family.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Judy Kresky
Contact's Position Early Intervention Program Specialist
Contact's Phone 570-831-7281
Contact's Email judy.kresky@luzernecounty.org
Physical Site Address 1 111 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 300
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18701
Main Phone 570-831-7281
Hotline Phone 800-816-1880
Other Phone 800-816-1880
Fax 570-831-7299
Service Location Email mhdslw@mhdslw.org
Web Address https://www.luzernecounty.org/469/About-Us
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services
Affiliated Program: Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services
This Service: Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers - Luzerne Wyoming County MHDS Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Developmental Assessment (LF-7000.1700)
Early Intervention for Children With Disabilities/Delays (LR-1700)