Northampton County Early Intervention

Northampton County Early Intervention


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Data Provided By
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceDesigned to meet the developmental needs of children from birth to 3 years old with a developmental delay or disability as well as the needs of the family related to enhancing the child’s development. Provided at no cost to families and is designed as a family centered approach. Supports and services to families and their children are individually based upon strengths, concerns, and priorities of families and their child’s needs. Services should be conducted in the child’s natural environment. Also assist families to access many community services and supports in their local area.
LocationNorthampton
Geographical AreaNorthampton
Intake ProcedureDirect phone calls to Northampton County, direct phone calls to the Statewide Connect line and/or through Department of Human Services Compass website
 
Client Information
Target PopulationIntellectual Disabilities
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish (Early Intervention accepts referral from all cultures that speak a different language then English and Spanish)
EligibilityChildren birth to 3 that have developmental delays, or a diagnoses that impacts their development; To qualify for services at least one of the following criteria needs to be met: A team that determines through a standardize test a score of 1.5 standard deviation or a 25% developmental delay in one or more developmental area (motor, language, cognitive, social/emotion and adaptive/self-care), a physical or mental condition/diagnosis that has a high probability for a developmental delay or, Informed Clinical opinion through the evaluation process that determination that a child requires supports and services even though they might not have a developmental delay.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 610-829-4770
Physical Site Address 1 2801 Emrick Boulevard
Physical Site City, State, Zip Bethlehem, PA 18020
Main Phone 610-829-4770
Emergency/After Hours Phone 610-252-9060 Crisis Intervention/Emergency Services
Other Phone 610-559-3270 IRES Centralized Intake
Fax 610-997-5841
Web Address www.northamptoncounty.org/northampton/cwp/view.asp?A=1528&Q=622114
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Northampton County Mental Health/Early Intervention/Developmental Programs
Affiliated Program: Northampton County Early Intervention
This Service: Northampton County Early Intervention
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Early Intervention for Children With Disabilities/Delays (LR-1700)