How are referrals made to Early On?
Anyone (a family member, teacher, community member, physician) may make a referral to Early On© by calling 517.244.4514 or by completing a referral form. After a referral is made, the family will be connected with an Early On© team member to discuss concerns. A developmental screening or evaluation will be done to evaluate how the child is learning and growing, and if the child is eligible for Early On© services.
What EARLY ON services are available?
- Developmental assessments
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Speech therapy
- Special instruction
- Service coordination
- An IFSP (Individual Family Service Plan)
- Referral to another agency
- Support as the child transitions from Early On services after age three.
How does early on help families?
Families talk with Early On© staff about their daily routines and the activities. Understanding what life is like for a family helps Early On© staff give suggestions and resources for families to better support their child. Families are important partners during visits with Early On©, as they actively participate with their child while staff provide guidance and referrals to resources.