POST-NICU INFORMATION AND SERVICES
Early Intervention Program (State of New York)
Through the New York Department of Health’s Bureau of Early Intervention, the State of New York offers a variety of therapeutic and support services to eligible infants and toddlers with disabilities under age 3 and their families through its Early Intervention Program. Its mission is to identify and evaluate as early as possible those infants and toddlers whose healthy development is compromised and provide for appropriate intervention to improve child and family development. To find your local, municipal Early Intervention Officer, please visit http://www.health.ny.gov/community/infants_children/early_intervention/county_eip.htm.
For more information about New York’s Early Intervention Program, please visit http://www.health.ny.gov/community/infants_children/early_intervention/index.htm.
Early Intervention Program and Child Find/ICHAP (Orange County, New York)
In addition to Early Intervention Services, the Orange County Department of Health offers intervention services through its Child Find/ICHAP Program for children under age 3. Child Find/ICHAP is designed to identify and monitor those children at risk for developmental delay but who do not qualify for Early Intervention services.
For more information about Orange County’s Early Intervention and Child Find/ICHAP Services, please visit http://www.orangecountygov.com/content/124/1334/1298/4988.aspx.
BridgingApps is a volunteer community of parents, therapists, doctors, and teachers who share information on how they are using the iPad®, iPhone®, iPod Touch® and Android® devices with people who have special needs.
Learn more about BridgingApps at http://bridgingapps.org/.
Maternal Infant Services Network (serving Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties in New York)
MISN is dedicated to family and community health and wellness. It offers information on comprehensive prenatal and perinatal services and much more.
Learn more about MISN at http://www.misn-ny.org/.
Family Empowerment Council, Inc. (serving Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties in New York)
Family Empowerment Council, Inc. offers a wide array of services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities living in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties in New York.
Learn more about Family Empowerment Council, Inc. at http://familyempowerment.org/.