Programs for Infants & Children, Inc.

Worried 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

Who is eligible?
How can we help you with this?
Who can help you?
How will this happen? 
What does family centered mean?
About PIC
Contacting PIC
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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.

Who is Eligible?

         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.

How can we help you with this?

         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.

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Who can help you?

         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.

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How will this happen?  Are there choices?

         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.

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What does family centered mean?

         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.

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About PIC

         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.

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Contacting Programs for Infants & Children, Inc.

Phone: 907-561-8060
Fax: 907-563-3172
Business address:  4400 Business Park Blvd., Suite 34
Anchorage, AK 99503-7118
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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