about your child's development?
Looking for a place to turn?
If your child from birth through age 2 is experiencing a developmental delay,
PIC may be able to help with development in these areas:
Speech | Language | Motor Skills | Social Skills | Reasoning and Thinking
Because children learn and develop faster during the first years than at any other time, it is important to assist your child with any developmental problems as early as possible. PIC provides a family centered program for children birth through age two with developmental delays.
· Children whose assessment indicates a delay in one or more developmental areas, ranging from mild to severe.
· Children with a diagnosed medical condition or disability.
· Children who are at risk for developing delays; premature infants or children exposed to drugs or alcohol prenatally.
· Screenings and evaluations to help you determine which areas of your child's development need assistance.
· An Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) to design the most appropriate program for your child and family.
· Home visits to help you learn activities that will help your child's development.
· A team of professionals, including an occupational therapist, physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, and early childhood educator.
· Your "primary service provider" -- the specialist designated to represent your team in providing services for your child.
· Weekly, bimonthly, monthly, or monitor visits to your home, or in our offices, whichever is most comfortable for you.
· A speech/language center group for children who are two years old and need primarily speech services.
· You, as the family, can best determine what needs and questions you have surrounding your child's development.
· Your team is available to help answer questions.
· Your team gives professional recommendations about program strategies to help your child.
· You, as the parent, make all the choices for your child's program.
· Programs for Infants and Children, Inc. (PIC) offers early intervention and infant learning services.
· PIC will not discriminate against families on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. The Executive Director coordinates agency efforts to comply with Section 504 Regulation.
· PIC is a non-profit agency funded by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.
· PIC is a United Way of Anchorage Member Agency.