Early childhood intervention specialist


A comprehensive assessment revealed moderate to significant delays in the areas of motor skills, communication, cognition, and feeding. The plan recommended the initiation of early intervention services to address the concerns Jason’s development. The early childhood intervention specialist (ECIS) serves to ameliorate the difficulties associated with developmental delays and prevent further complications for children with disabilities and those at risk for delays. Experts believe that the long-term success of EI programs depends not on their capacity to alter child development directly but on their capacity to alter the environment in which the child lives, especially in terms of parental and familial functioning. Children of different cultures vary in terms of communication, play, and learning. Goals must be established that are essential to the family and will maximize the use of available resources to promote lasting change.

Publication Title

Collaboration: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Educating Students With Disabilities