Help Me Grow/Early Intervention
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Prenatal Support - Assistance for expecting mothers
Sandusky County Help Me Grow Home Visitors can assist expecting mothers by providing them with in-home health and prenatal education information.
Help Me Grow Home Visitors can also assist expecting mothers in identifying and establishing a medical home/provider, as well as assist them in accessing other community resources/programs if necessary.
Help at Home
Home Visitation – Providing services in the comfort of your home
Home Visiting is a component Sandusky County Help Me Grow that provides direct services to expectant, first time mothers/fathers, whose baby is less than six months of age. Information regarding child health/development, safety and literacy is also part of the developmental curriculum used by home Visitors during your home visits.
Sandusky County Help Me Grow Home Visiting strives to:
Familiarize parents with the present and future needs of their children.
Children receive proper medical care.
Provide parents with ongoing support for the continuing challenges of parenting.
Encourage parents to utilize community resources and services.
Developmental Concerns – Early Identification of infants and toddlers
Services for children with developmental concerns are a component of Sandusky County Health Department’s Early Childhood Programs that works closely with various providers to offer early identification and family-centered services to infant and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities and their families. This service ensures that children receive appropriate medical care and encourages parents to utilize community resources and services. Families are assisted with understanding the present and future needs of their children.
Speech-language pathology and audiology services
Developmental screenings, evaluations and ongoing assessments
Social Work services
Other specialized services facilitated by the family’s Service Coordinator
Help Me Grow/Early Intervention is Ohio’s birth to 3 statewide FREE program designed to ensure Ohio's children receive a healthy birth and productive start to life.