Community-based early intervention education and services that promote early development for children ages birth-5 who are blind or severely visually impaired (many with multiple developmental disabilities). The program helps families learn to develop and support age-appropriate cognitive skills, fine and gross motor skills, language skills, socialization, daily living and self help skills for their children. Activities include assessments of each child, parent/caregiver training and support; and the development of an individualized intervention plan for particpating families.
HIPPY is a home visit, family literacy program that strengthens a parent's capacity as his/her child's teacher and helps them increase their child's desire to learn, as well as nurture their child's success in school. The program serves parents/caregivers with children ages 3-5 living in Hialeah, Opa-Locka, Miami Gardens, Liberty City and North Miami.
Designed especially for families of children and adults with disabilities, this program offers peer support and a series of educational workshops that encourage parents and the community to advocate for children's rights. Participants emerge confident and with a sense of cohesiveness that allows them to effectively access the services they and their children need.
This parenting education program serves families with children ages 2-12 with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or chronic illnesses. Activities enhance parent-child relationships, increase effective discipline and reduce parental stress.
This program ensures that children ages 0-5 with mild developmental delays who do not meet eligibility requirements for Part B or Part C are able to receive appropriate and necessary interventions. Services provided include 12-16 sessions of occupational therapy, behavior therapy, speech therapy and/or developmental interventions. Services are provided at early learning centers, in the home or at other convenient locations in the community.
The ACT Resource Network helps to increase the participation of children with disabilities and their families in all aspects of community life, with a focus on increasing the capacity of children's programs to provide quality, inclusive services to children with disabilities. Activities include training; participation in community education and awareness events to promote system-wide improvements through advocacy, policy development and public education; and the development and distribution of e-updates and maintenance of a website focusing on available resources and other related information.
Primarily serving K-5th grade children with mild to severe disabilities; some slots reserved for typically developing campers, creating a uniquely enriching inclusive environment for all; literacy supports, physical fitness, social/life skills and family engagement activities; multisensory environment room enhancement; community service learning opportunities and field trips.
Serving children with disabilities (CWD) and their typically developing peers who struggle either academically or behaviorally in the classroom; fitness, nutrition education, social/life skills, arts, reading and academic support; healthy meals provided.
A uniquely enriching experience for blind/visually impaired children and their fully sighted siblings; activities focused on literacy, technology, fitness and social skills development; arts and crafts, music, yoga and field trips; optional Braille literacy component; healthy lunch and snacks provided.
Serving children with disabilities and their typically developing peers; literacy, fitness, social-emotional learning, health and nutrition education, arts and culture, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and family engagement activities.
Literacy and life skills, fitness and nutrition education, family engagement and social-emotional learning activities designed to boost academic performance and improve behavior.