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The early years of a child’s life are the most important for his/her health and development. Healthy development means that children of all abilities, including those with special health care needs, are able to grow up where their social, emotional and educational needs are met. 
 
At the Early Learning Coalition of Brevard we are dedicated to supporting you in your efforts to provide services for children that may be at risk of delay.
 
Our Early Intervention team reads and interprets Developmental (ASQ-3) and Social Emotional (ASQ:SE-2) screening data. Support is provided to increase the child, family, and teacher’s skills based on those results. Our Specialists can facilitate referrals to our partners at  Child Find/FDLRS (3-5 years) and Space Coast Early Steps (0-3years) for scores which indicate that a child could benefit from further evaluation.
 
 

The Early Steps State Office has launched its new website:  www.EarlyStepsDirectory.com
This website replaces the Florida Directory of Early Childhood Services 
 

The website is designed to provide information and resources for:

  • Parents or caregivers who have concerns about the development of their child under three years of age
  • Individuals wanting to become an Early Steps provider
  • Other interested groups or individuals

The website is user-friendly and designed in an easy-to-find and read format and includes information about:

  • Public and private providers of early intervention services
  • Professional groups and other groups (including parent support, and training and information centers) that provide assistance to infants and toddlers with disabilities eligible under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C and their families
  • Resources and experts available in Florida and across the nation relating to early intervention supports and services
  • Research and demonstration projects being conducted in Florida relating to infants and toddlers with disabilities

Early Steps has also launched a new toll-free information and referral telephone line: 800-218-0001. Callers will have 24-hours-per-day, 7-days-per-week access to a professional trained to assist anyone seeking linkage to any of the Local Early Steps offices, the Early Steps State Office or other related resources.  Any questions not resolved through this line will be referred to the Early Steps State Office.

If you and your child's provider would like to discuss available Inclusion services, please contact the Coalition's Early Intervention Specialist at (321) 482-3445.

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FSU Center Launches Certification for Early Childhood Educators

  
    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

NEW CHILD DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING

Please click on the link below for additional guidance about how families can complete their child's developmental screening.