Alaska Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program

General Information

Alaska Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program
Department of Health and Social Services
Division of Senior and Disabilities Services
751 Old Richardson Highway, Suite 100A
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 451 5041
http://dhss.alaska.gov/dsds/Pages/infantlearning/default.aspx

Brief Description

The Alaska state Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program funds a statewide itinerant consulting program for blind and visually impaired children, under the age of three, and their families. Current grantee information is available at www.hss.state.ak.us/dph/mcfh/

Staff

Maureen Harwood, Early Intervention Manager/Part C Coordinator, maureen.harwood@alaska.gov

Services Offered

  • Professional Training
    • Provides training and consultation to local providers and families.

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides technical assistance to early intervention providers. Monitors program to assure compliance with state and federal regulations and standards.

  • Early Intervention/Infant Services
    • Offers support, follow-up, and referrals to other appropriate agencies and professionals.