Core Principles of Pennsylvania’s Model of Early Intervention
- Provides support and services to infants/toddlers and young children with disabilities and their caregivers so that they may help the children grow and develop;
- Provides individualized supports and services to infants/toddlers and young children with disabilities and their families;
- Embeds supports and services within learning opportunities that exist in the child’s typical routines and within the home and community activities and/or early education programs;
- Builds on existing supports and services in the family, community, and early education resources;
- Provides coordinated, flexible, early intervention supports and services through personnel working collaboratively with the family and each other;
- Provides supports and services focused on the family and child’s transition between and among early education programs.
For a copy of Pennsylvania’s Approach to the Delivery of Early Intervention Services, go to
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