1701 COLEGATE DRIVE, MARIETTA, OHIO 45750 * 740-
This program embraces a family-
Supports and services are unique to the needs of every family. When a family is referred for services, an evaluation for eligibility is completed. After eligibility is determined, each family receives a comprehensive assessment. From this assessment, an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) is formulated which targets the needs of the family and child. Early Intervention supports and services are provided to families within natural environments and routines by professional developmental specialists. Strategies used are designed to build upon the family's strengths and wishes. Ancillary services such as speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and aquatics are also available.
Purpose of the project
Increase early and timely access to a standardized, comprehensive diagnostic evaluation for children with concerns in language and social development, including ASD.
Specifically, the goal is to offer a process and a structure that enables parents to obtain a timely diagnosis for their child so that the child can receive early intervention and obtain supports and services, as needed.
The PLAY Project® (Play & Language for Autistic Youngsters)
The PLAY Project intervention for young children with ASD is the first developmental, relationship-