Clear Book Child Early Intervention Program : Early intervention is a system of services that helps children from birth to three years old with developmental delays or disabilities. Early Intervention focuses on helping eligible infants and toddlers learn the key skills that typically develop during the first three years of life, such as: Physical (reaching, rolling, crawling, and walking) Cognitive (thinking, learning, solving problems) Communication (talking, listening, understanding) Social/emotional (playing, feeling secure and happy) Self-help (eating, dressing) http://www.clearbrook.org/page.aspx?pid=738
Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse: The Illinois Early Intervention (EI) Program provides a collection of services for families of children from birth to age 3 who have disabilities or developmental delays or who are at risk of having developmental delays. Families are the key to successful early intervention. Our mission is to provide families with the information they need to support their children’s growth and development. http://eiclearinghouse.org/index.html.
The Foundation for Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation: The Foundation for Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation (FHSR) strives to assure that individuals with hearing and communication disorders have the opportunity to develop to their full potential, enjoy the same social and educational opportunities as their peers, and lead healthy and fulfilling lives. We accomplish this important purpose by identifying and then raising the funds to support the most innovative clinical, research, and training programs in America. http://www.fhsr.org/site/epage/49722_655.htm
Illinois Masonic Medical Center: The Pediatric Developmental Center (PDC) is the largest provider of medical diagnostic team evaluations for infants in the state of Illinois, with more than 600 infants and young children (birth to age three) seen on an annual basis. http://www.advocatehealth.com/immc/earlyinterventionservices
Aspire of Illinois: Aspire Children’s Services is one of metro Chicago’s premier providers of early intervention services. We provide pediatric therapies andspecialized services that help infants, toddlers and children over the age of three improve their functioning in order to reach important developmental milestones. http://www.aspireofillinois.org/who-we-help/child-early-intervention.html
The Chicago Lighthouse Early Intervention Center: The Chicago Lighthouse Birth to Three Family Intervention Program provides home-based (as far as the teachers can drive) and center-based services to families with children, from birth to three years of age, who have been identified or diagnosed with visual impairments. http://chicagolighthouse.org/programs-and-services/educational-services/birth-three-early-intervention-program