Strong Start, the early intervention program for the District of Columbia, has a new open registration procedure for their Community Playgroup program. They now have an Eventbrite landing page for all of their Strong Start Community Playgroups, where official registration, dates/times, age-groups and details can be found: www.strongstartdc.eventbrite.com
Strong Start will be opening up their 1371 Harvard Street location again following renovations in the next few months (with additional age groups and Spanish playgroups), but the current once a month schedule is below (registration windows open 2 weeks prior to each playgroup):
Strong Start DC Early Intervention Program provides early intervention therapeutic and other services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and developmental delays and their families. The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C, along with the District of Columbia Public Law 1-2-119 mandate that infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families receive coordinated services early enough to make a difference. Families who have questions about Strong Start might find these10 Things Families need to know helpful.
The Strong Start DC Early Intervention Program serves as the single point of entry for infants and toddlers in Washington DC whose families have concerns about their development, and they publish this Central Directory of Early Intervention Resources, and this document detailing parent’s rights during early intervention (Part C Procedural Safeguards).