Arizona Early Intervention Program AzEIP
(Birth to 3 years of age)
Children birth through 3 years of age who meet one of the following criteria, may be considered eligible for early intervention services in Arizona:
*Developmental delay of 50% or greater in one or more areas of development.
*A diagnosed condition with a high probability of resulting in a 50% or greater developmental delay.
*Under special circumstances, children may also be determined eligible based on additional information indicating that there is a potential delay in areas that are difficult to assess with standard measures.
Referrals: (888) 592-0140 or online at azeip.azdes.gov/AzEIP/AzeipRef/Forms/Categories.aspx
AZ-Tech AZ Dept of Education
To assist public education agencies (PEA), parents, and other government entities in building their capacity to consider and implement assistive technology for students with disabilities in order to improve access to the general education curriculum.
AZTAP Arizona Technolgy Access Program
Easter Seals Blake Foundation
527 Main Street Safford AZ 85546
See the multiple programs offered by Easter Seals Blake Foundation below:
Blake Behavioral Health (Counseling, psychiatric services, therapeutic groups, parent education) Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz & Yuma counties (844) 546-3068
Home visitation program for low-income pregnant women, and parents of newborn to age three. Includes family support, parenting skills, community referrals and child development.
Community nursing services are provided to facilitate the transition of the child and family from the Newborn Intensive Care Unit to their home and community. Periodic monitoring of the child's medical and developmental needs identifies infants who would benefit from referral to other early intervention programs. Through these home visits, the family receives support and education as well as referral to appropriate community resources.
Full-day, full-year care for children ages one to five. This center is nationally-accredited through NAEYC.
Family-centered services to train and assist the parent/caregiver to eliminate safety threats and/or enhance parental capacities to protect children from harm and danger, and to help children remain in or return to the care of the parent/caregiver. Services include parenting and life skills training, support, referral and parenting groups and supervised visitation of families with children who are in out-of-home placement.
DES Developmental Disabilities
Department of Economic Security
DDD provides supports and services to individuals diagnosed with one of the following developmental disabilities:
(Senior Citizen Resource)
1124 W. Thatcher Blvd. Ste. 202 Safford AZ 85546
To improve the quality of life for mature adults in the Gila Valley through education & activity, family caregiver support and quality compassionate care.