Tag: developmental delays

Developmental screenings are helpful for early diagnoses

Developmental screenings are helpful for early diagnoses

Before your baby leaves the hospital, he receives a series of tests called newborn screening. These tests look for serious but rare conditions, includ ...

New research identifies some causes of developmental delays

Through DNA sequencing, a new study has uncovered genetic causes for certain developmental delays. Finding the underlying reason for these delays then ...
Vocabulary at age 2 may predict kindergarten success

Vocabulary at age 2 may predict kindergarten success

The size of a child’s vocabulary at age two may predict how well he will do in kindergarten, according to a new study. The larger the oral vocabulary, ...
Summer programs for kids with special needs

Summer programs for kids with special needs

If your child has an IFSP or an IEP and is receiving services for a developmental delay or a qualifying disability, it may be possible for services to ...
What is an IEP?

What is an IEP?

An IEP is short for "Individualized Education Program." It is both a process and a written educational plan for a child with a disability. It is a doc ...
Learning the lingo

Learning the lingo

One of the most challenging aspects about having a baby or child who needs early intervention or special education services is understanding all of th ...
Delays, disabilities and the law

Delays, disabilities and the law

Whether your child was a preemie or not, the good news is that our federal laws provide the means for your child to get help if he needs it. If your c ...

A new blog series is here

Having a baby is a wonderful journey. It is filled with unexpected joys, moments of laughter, pride and boundless love.  But what happens if something ...