A Multilingual Development Agency is a NYS approved Early Intervention Agency servicing children from birth to three years old contracted by the Nassau County Early Intervention Program. The Early Intervention Program is a public program funded by New York State and Nassau County. Therefore we are able provide developmental evaluations and a wide range of therapeutic services for children with NO Out –of- Pocket cost to families. Your child’s health insurance may be used to cover some of the Early Intervention costs. New York State and Nassau County will pay for all other costs. Some of the therapy services we offer include, but are not limited to: Speech/Language therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Special Education and many more. Please click here for a full list of therapy services.
All services are conducted in the environment that is best for your child. This may include your home, your child care setting, or early childhood centers. If services are provided in a community setting that require a fee, the parent is responsible for paying those costs. Therapeutic services are catered to the needs of each individual child. Nassau County arranges service providers to deliver the authorized services as determined by the Nassau County Early Intervention Program. Families participate throughout the Early Intervention process every step along the way. All authorized services are identified in conjunction with the family.
A Multilingual Development Agency specializes in servicing families who are bilingual / multilingual. The agency focuses on working with children who were adopted, both internationally and domestically. We are approved to conduct all post adoption evaluations. All evaluations are conducted in your child’s dominant language. Some of the languages we offer include, but are not limited to: Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Armenian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Greek, Italian, and Spanish.
Developmental evaluations are conducted according to NYS guidelines. All of our therapists are NYS licensed, certified, and approved by NY State Department of Health. Eligibility for the Early Intervention Program can only be determined by NYS approved evaluators under contract with Nassau County. A Multilingual Development Agency ensures that all assessment tools, as well as any other learning materials, are appropriate for your child’s age and developmental level. Our evaluations are family-friendly and easy to read and understand. Families receive copies of all Early Intervention documentation.
A Multilingual Development Agency does everything possible to provide you and your child the best care. Our professionals work within your home environment to provide culturally sensitive services that have been crafted specifically for your child. Our therapy sessions are play-based, goal orientated, and focused around your family unit. Our therapists always incorporate parents and/or caregivers into the sessions and provide efficient strategies for your family to carry over into your daily lives.
We look forward to working with your family to offer you the highest quality of care.