Via of the Lehigh Valley - Early Intervention Services

Via of the Lehigh Valley


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Data Provided By
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceEarly identification and age-appropriate therapies are critical to the well-being of children with disabilities. Via Early Intervention services, offered to children from birth to age three, can enhance a child's development and provide support and assistance to families. Therapists work with infants and toddlers in their homes and daycare facilities to address delays and include caregivers in the teaching process so therapy can continue at home. Early identification and age-appropriate therapies are critical to the well-being of children with disabilities. Via Early Intervention, offered to children from birth to age three, can enhance a child's development and provide support and assistance to families. At the most critical time in a child's life, Via Early Intervention specialists identify and address developmental delays and disabilities. Therapists work with infants and toddlers in their homes and daycare facilities to identify and address delays and include caregivers in the teaching process so therapy can continue in all aspects of the child's environment. Via Early Intervention supports more than 250 children and families in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. Infants and toddlers are eligible to receive early intervention services when they have been identified as having a developmental delay or disability in:
-Physical development (including vision and hearing)
-Cognitive development
-Communication development
-Sensory development
-social-emotional development
-Adaptive development
LocationLehigh
Geographical AreaBerks, Bucks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike
Intake ProcedureTelephone, internet; Referral from County Early Intervention Office
 
Client Information
Target PopulationIntellectual Disabilities
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityChildren from birth to age three with developmental disabilities and their families.

Infants and toddlers are eligible to receive early intervention services when they have been identified as having a developmental delay or disability in:
- Physical development (including vision and hearing)
- Cognitive development
- Communication development
- Sensory development
- Social-emotional development
- Adaptive development
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo cost regardless of household income
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Suzanne Curry
Contact's Position Early Intervention Supports Coordinator
Contact's Phone 610-841-5801
Contact's Email via@vianet.org
Physical Site Address 1 336 West Spruce Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Bethlehem, PA 18018
Main Phone 610-317-8000
Fax 610-867-5385
Service Location Email via@vianet.org
Web Address www.vianet.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Via of the Lehigh Valley
Affiliated Program: Via of the Lehigh Valley
This Service: Via of the Lehigh Valley - Early Intervention Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Early Intervention for Children With Disabilities/Delays (LR-1700)