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Special Needs Project

Children are given free develpmental screenings beginning at 4 months of age through kindergarten entry.  Avance services include: referrals to community resources or specialists; Parents-as-Teachers in-home visiting; parent-child playgroups; parent dialogues; parent counseling; support for selected project preschool classrooms; and support for participating family child care homes.  First 5 Monterey County launched the project with funding from First 5 California.

CONTACT: For more information contact:  Stella Lauerman, Special Needs Project Coordinator                                           (831) 775-4517; FAX (831) 753-5273 or email stella.lauerman@alisal.org.