early intervention

New D.C. campaign stresses importance of early intervention

D.C. is reaching out to support some of our youngest, most vulnerable residents--children under three who have developmental delays. Today the Office of the State Superintendent of Education announced the kickoff of the Strong Start Campaign , to increase awareness of early intervention and provide a starting point for parents whose babies or toddlers may have a developmental delay. Expect...

Early intervention lost in the shuffle

O ne of our goals with "Little Citizens, Big Issues" is to showcase diverse voices and viewpoints from the community on issues affecting young children in the District. This post is by Alison Whyte, policy specialist at The Arc of DC . D.C.'s Early Intervention Program (EIP) for infants and toddlers with disabilities has moved three times in the city...