Early Intervention Services

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    ABOUT THE CENTER

    The Early Intervention Diagnostic Center (EIDC) is a home and center-based program which is family-centered for children birth to three years of age.   The Early Intervention staff will work with families to enhance the child’s development in all developmental areas. 

     

    Early On Michigan is a system designed to coordinate early intervention and other services for families to have children (birth to three years of age) that have a delay or medical condition.  “Early On” is the collaborative efforts with agencies throughout the city.  

     

    WE BELIEVE.... 

    • The parent is the child’s first teacher
    • The family is the enduring and central force in the life of a child
    • Each family is unique and individual differences must be respected
    • Families and professionals working together promote the well being of children
    • All children can learn

     

    WE PROVIDE....

    • Child Find referral intakes and outreach services
    • Identification, location, and evaluation of children with suspected developmental delays that are in need of early intervention and/or special education services.
    • Increased staff awareness of discipline-specific diagnostic, educational, and therapeutic techniques.
    • Information to families by offering instructional techniques, support services, and resources that will facilitate active participation and empowering partnership in the educational process.
    • Assistance to increase communication and collaboration efforts with staff, schools, and agencies to ensure the seamless delivery of an Individualized Family Service Plan. 
    • Implementation and monitoring of program compliance with state and federal laws that regulates the delivery of quality special education early intervention services.

     

    Early Intervention Diagnostic Center Resources

    Resources for Families

     

    Early Intervention Services

    Early On of Michigan

    • Speech & Language Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Registered Nurse
    • School Social Work
    • School Psychologist
    • Home and Classroom Instruction
    • Student Transportation

     


     

Contact Information

  • TO MAKE REFERRALS CALL:

    Ninetta Jordan, Supervisor

    Early Intervention Diagnostic Center                         

    Center for Specialized Services                                             
    4555 John C. Lodge 
    Detroit, Michigan 48201
    (313) 494-0961, Option #1

    EIDC Programs(Birth to age 3)

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    Project Find for Wayne County (Beginning at age 3)
    1-800-EARLY ON