Our May Center for Early Intervention in western Massachusetts is funded through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and provides supports to children from birth to age 3. A child may be eligible for services if s/he has a developmental delay. This could mean that he or she is not saying many or any words; not sitting, crawling, or walking when expected; has a diagnosed disability such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, or autism; and/or lives in an environment that would put him or her at risk for developing delays.
Services provided may include:
Our program provides individualized services tailored to meet the needs of the child and provide training to help parents become “co-teachers” in the delivery of services.We employ highly trained professionals including:
Our services incorporate best practices in early childhood education, promoting individual growth through play in five areas of child development: