Virginia Department of Health- Chesapeake Baby Care: The Baby Care Program promotes healthy outcomes for at risk pregnant women and infants through home visiting and education which is provided by registered nurses. (757) 382-8652
CHIP of South Hampton Roads offers a continuum of services that are tailored to meet the needs of all parents with children ages 0-6. We work to improve children’s health and promote wellness and self-sufficiency in each of the families we serve. (757) 543-9100 CHIP of Hampton Roads
Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Healthcare- Infant Intervention Services offers developmental screenings, interdisciplinary assessments, home and community based therapeutic and education services, early intervention case management services, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, and supportive services for eligible infants and their families who live in Chesapeake. Contact them at (757) 547-8929.
Early Childhood Special Education
Young students who have identified developmental delays may be eligible to attend classes that provide early childhood special education. Children ages 2 to 5 are enrolled in their neighborhood schools. Individualized educational plans are developed so that daily instruction is designed to address specific weaknesses and build on the strengths of each child. The program is cost-free for eligible students. For information regarding student testing and eligibility procedures, call (757) 494-7600.
Chesapeake Nurturing Parent Program is a FREE short term tutorial program for parents that want to develop healthier relationships with their children. Call the Chesapeake Community Services Board for more information: (757) 547-9334
Understanding Special Education
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