Listen to parents who attended Families First:
Families First is a free empowerment training on the basics of early intervention in the Philadelphia school system. All families receiving early intervention services in Philadelphia are welcome.
- Direction on how to be an effective member of the Early Intervention Team.
- A chance to meet other families with children who receive services.
- Information to help you be confident as an equal member in your child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Family Services Plan (IFSP).
Families First will teach you the basics of Early Intervention Services in Philadelphia at no cost!
Reimbursement of child care costs (to qualified participants only). Refreshments and PRIZES!
Families First was developed and is taught by parents of children in Early Intervention, in partnership with nationally recognized professionals.
To register or for more information, contact:
Cathy Roccia-Meier, Training Coordinator
Institute on Disabilities
Philadelphia Mental Retardation Services and Elwyn, Inc.
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education