Early Intervention Services

If you are concerned about your child’s development, getting help early can make all the difference in your child's life. SLCWNY offers the following home and community-based therapies.

Home-based therapies

Occupational Therapy:
Small motor skills in play, sensory processing, eating, bathing and dressing skills.

Physical Therapy:
Large motor skills; strength, balance, coordination and functional movement.

Speech Therapy:
Functional communication skills which may include following directions, understanding concepts and verbal expression of wants and needs.

Special Education:
Functional, cognitive and social skills that include thinking, learning, problem solving, and interacting with others.

In the community

Parent-Child groups:
Held in off-site locations once a week, in the morning, with a small group of parent-child pairs.

Hippotherapy:
Physical, occupational, or speech therapy treatment strategy that utilizes equine movement.