by Jyllian Cress, Mainland Mi’kmaq Community Coordinator - FASD project, CMM

Map of Early Intervention Program Boundaries

Early Childhood Intervention is a service that is available to children, and families of children, who have a developmental delay or are at risk for having a developmental delay. Early Intervention is available to children who already have a diagnosis such as Autism or Down syndrome, children who have developmental delays without a diagnosis and to children who are at risk for having a developmental delay because they were born premature; there was trauma during the birth or those who have an immediate family member with a learning challenge.

A developmental delay is when a child has not reached some of the developmental milestones for a typica ...

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