Infant Development


INFANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Do you have concerns about your baby's development? Contact us, early intervention services can make a difference.

What is the Infant Development Program? The Program:

  • Helps your family learn ways to encourage your child to develop new skills
  • Provides support and referral services to your family and child as needed

Who is eligible for the program?

  • Parents and/or medical providers who have concerns about development and are
  • Residents of Fairfax County, Fairfax City or Falls Church City and have
  • Infants 0-2

What services will my child get? Services may include :

  • Screening and Evaluation
  • Specialized teaching
  • Referrals to other services as needed
  • Visits by a Public Health Nurse

Who provides services?

  • A physical therapist
  • A pediatrician
  • A public health nurse

Where can I get services?

  • All offices excluding the Joseph Willard Health Center

SIGNS OF POSSIBLE CONCERNS

  • Stiff or floppy muscles
  • Not sitting alone by one year
  • Not walking by 18 months
  • Clumsy or falls often
  • Trouble seeing or hearing
  • Not speaking by age 2
  • Medical history that puts your child at risk (e.g. premature birth)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON INFANT DEVELOPMENT.
American Academy of Pediatrics -Developmental Stages.


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