Richland SC – Early Intervention, Case Management & Speech Therapy
Early Intervention in Richland, SC
Early Intervention is provided by Bright Start for children ages birth to six that have developmental delays and disabilities. Early Intervention is a family-directed program which provides intensive developmental instruction for parents or caregivers and their children with special needs on a weekly basis.
Early Intervention in South Carolina is a process of specialized instruction for a child and his/her parents or caregivers to help improve development, connect with local community resources, and strive towards greatest possible outcomes for that child and family when a baby or child is diagnosed to have, or at risk of having, a developmental delay or disability.
With proper intervention, a child can overcome a wide range of developmental, behavioral, and learning problems. Bright Start provides:
*Referrals to community resources and services
*Infant and child massage instruction
Case Management in Richland, SC
Case Management is provided by Bright Start. The purpose of a case manager is to assist people with disabilities and their families through choice in meeting needs, pursuing possibilities, and achieving life goals. Our case managers will assist you in navigating through resources that are available to you and your family. They will also provide a list of helpful and commonly used resources.
Our Bright Start South Carolina case managers visit families in the home bi-monthly to establish relationships in order to better meet your needs.
Case Management can start as early as age 3 and can be a life-long service. Your Case Manager will direct you to the needed resources while ensuring the quality of those services.
Speech Therapy in Richland, SC
Speech Therapy at Bright Start is provided by Speech Language Pathologists that are dedicated to helping children with their communication and feeding skills. Speech language pathologists work with children and their families in their natural environment including homes, daycares and the community. Bright Start speech language pathologists in South Carolina have experience working with children with a variety of delays and disabilities including receptive and expressive language, feeding, pragmatic language/social skills, articulation, phonology, and fluency. Our therapists strive to empower families to help their children reach their full potential.