Early Intervention Specialist

An Early Intervention Specialist is a certified professional who provides services to children with certain developmental disabilities  or delays from infancy to age three.  The specialist functions as a member of a professional team that can provide a variety of services to children and their families.  The job duties of an Early Intervention Specialist often include interviewing families during home or office visits.  During these meetings the specialist can conduct evaluations and assessments to determine the presence of developmental disabilities – based on the results, he or she can provide services and can help coordinate services for the child and family.