DHH Early Start Program Services

  • ​​​​​​​​​​The Infant-Toddler Program offers a variety of services to support families based on their individual needs. DHH services are provided by Credentialed Teachers of the Deaf and/or Speech and Language Pathologists.                  

    These may include:

    • Assisting families so that they understand their child's hearing and communication options.
    • Visiting the family's home to help parents and caretakers promote listening skills, provide a language-rich environment, encourage age-appropriate communication, and assist in other areas of need as outlined in the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).​
    • Offering center-based Baby and Toddler Classes with parent participation.
    • Connecting families with Parent-to-Parent support groups​.  
    • ​Coordinating services with other agencies.
    • Offering sign language instruction.