|Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08 Early Identification Programs||Develop and implement organized plans for locating and identifying children who may be experiencing developmental delays or be in need of special education, and connect them with the programs that provide evaluation and assessment services and/or school systems that offer the educational assistance they need.||Blair||Appalachia IU 08 Early Intervention Preschool||Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08|
|Asociacion de Puertoriquenos en Marcha - Early Intervention||Early Intervention program is designed to help children between the ages of 3 and 5 overcome areas of delayed development. The program advocates on behalf of these youngsters, ensuring they receive appropriate special educational services. Children can receive speech therapy, occupational and physical therapy and other special instruction.||Philadelphia||Early Intervention @ Luzerne Street||Asociacion de Puertoriquenos en Marcha|
|Barber National Institute||Provides educational, vocational and residential services for individuals with autism and intellectual and their families, as well as children, adults and families in the general population with behavioral and mental health challenges.
Children and youth: early intervention therapies (birth - age 3), preschool/child care for children with and without disabilities, approved private school (ages 3 - 21), deaf and hard of hearing preschool, autism spectrum disorders, mental health partial hospitalization, behavioral health rehabilitation services, summer recreational camps, special support services of speech language, physical and occupational therapy, psychology and behavioral supports, family-based mental health services, blended case management, outpatient behavioral health clinic and structural family therapy.
Adults: developmental services, vocational training, employment services, mental health partial hospitalization, education and literacy, retirement center, residential services, lifesharing, respite care, support groups, family support services, agency with choice and case management.
General population: outpatient behavioral health clinic, trauma and grief counseling, social skill development, family therapies.||Erie||Barber National Institute - Main Campus||Barber National Institute|
|Central Behavioral Health - Preschool Intervention Program (PIP)||Child partial hospital program for children ages 3 to 5. Special education for developmentally delayed pre-schoolers; therapeutic intervention for pre-schoolers.||Montgomery||Preschool Intervention Program (PIP)||Central Behavioral Health |
|Chester County Department of Mental Health, Intellectual, and Developmental Disabilities - Early Intervention||Early Intervention provides services and supports for children age 0-3 with developmental delays.||Chester||*Main Site (Chester County Dept of Mental Health / Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)||Chester County Department of Mental Health, Intellectual, and Developmental Disabilities|
|Chester County Intermediate Unit 24 - Preschool Services||The Chester County intermediate Unit provides preschool services for children with developmental delays, children from income eligible families, children of high school students enrolled in CCIU's Young Parents program, and children of CCIU employees.
The following preschool and child care services are available:
- Preschool Special Education (for preschool-age children with developmental delays)
- Even Start (for preschool-age children from families with literacy needs)
- Head Start (for preschool-age children from economically disadvantaged families)
- Infant & Toddler Center (for the children of high school students enrolled in the Young Parent's program)
- CCIU Early Care and Education Center (employee, tuition-based early care and education center)||Chester||Chester County Intermediate Unit - Chester; Downingtown||Chester County Intermediate Unit 24|
|Elwyn - Early Intervention||Early Intervention provides services for infants and toddlers who show evidence of or are at risk for lags in physical, cognitive, language, speech and psycho-social development. Individual or group educational and therapeutic services are offered at either the Center or in the community depending on the identified needs of the child and family.||Delaware||Elwyn - Philadelphia; Market Street||Elwyn|
|Hope Enterprises - Home-based Early Learning||Two teachers in Lycoming County and one in Northumberland County, visit children ages birth through three years who are eligible for early intervention services. This is a service that supports the family in learning strategies to meet the developmental needs of their child with disabilities. The teachers come most frequently to the home, but may also visit daycare or a community location where the child and family spends time. Visits are usually an hour long at a time agreed upon by the family and teacher. Communication, problem solving and motor development are encouraged through individualized play activities. A few times during the year, the home visitors will offer a play group that is open to all of the children on their caseload and their families. This playgroup provides an opportunity for children and families to socialize with each other.||Lycoming||Day Services||Hope Enterprises|
|LIU12, York, Early Intervention Preschool Evaluation Services||Early Intervention (EI) consists of services and supports designed to help families with children who have developmental delays. While all children grow and change at their own rate, some children can experience delays in their development. Sometimes this can be cause for concern. At Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12, a diagnostic preschool evaluation team is available to provide evaluations for your child.
Evaluation offered are for: Cognitive (thinking and understanding), Speech Language, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Audiology, and educational Hearing and Visual Functioning Mobility (not medical testing) From these evaluations, the appropriate special education services can be provided to help your child grow and develop.
||York||Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 (LIU12), York County||Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12|
|Lycoming/Clinton MH/ID - Early Intervention Services - Williamsport Office||Program for children birth to 3-years-old who have been identified with special needs and meet the eligibility requirements. Designed to help families better meet the needs of their child. Through a family training model, services are provided in the child’s natural environment with the active participation of their parents and other caregivers. These services can include: home-based instruction, physical, occupational and speech therapies, case management services, and tracking/monitoring a child’s development.||Lycoming||Lycoming/Clinton Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities Program(MH/ID) - Williamsport Office||Lycoming/Clinton Joinder Board|
|Neuropsychological Evaluation and Treatment - Hope Enterprises - Children's Development Center||A neuropsychologist looks at how a child’s brain is influencing their behavior. A thorough evaluation is done that looks at a child’s strengths and weaknesses in order to properly diagnose and treat psychological and behavioral problems. Strategies to balance a child’s strengths and weaknesses are developed based on the findings of the evaluation and the needs of that child. The program provides comprehensive consultation, assessment and intervention services that utilize a holistic view of the individual.||Lycoming||Children's Development Center||Hope Enterprises|
|Project Connect||An early intervention program providing educational programs and services to preschool children with or at risk for developmental delays. Early Intervention Services may include identification, screening and assessment, speech pathology and audiology, special instruction, occupational therapy and physical therapy and family trainings.||Lehigh||Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21||Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21|
|The Arc of Blair County Early Identification Programs||Develop and implement organized plans for locating and identifying children who may be experiencing developmental delays or are in need of special education.||Blair||The Arc of Blair County||The Arc of Blair County|
|Valley Forge Educational Services||Valley Forge Educational Services fully understands the needs of families who have children with learning challenges. That’s why VFES offers a wide variety of educational options on its Malvern campus.
The Crossroads School offers three programs for success, Foundations First, Connections and Explorations, which address the needs of children, ages 4 to 15, who often learn differently.
The Vanguard School offers educational programs for children ages 4 to 21 who present learning challenges as a result of Autism Spectrum Disorders, neurological impairment, or related social emotional difficulties.
And then there is summer. What do you do when summer comes and schools close? You come to Summer Matters, a set of three unique programs specifically designed to address extended learning and fun during July and August.||Chester||*Main Site (Valley Forge Educational Services)||Valley Forge Educational Services|