What is Early On?
On is the name for Michigan's early intervention system that provides
services for infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with
developmental delays and/or disabilities. An early intervention system
- activities – things you do day-to-day or programs where your child can play and learn with others
- supports – can be help, resources or information
- services – when a trained professional works directly with your child or helps you learn how to support your child.
On can help your child with his or her development. A child's
development is their process of growing and learning. It can also help
your family to be better able to help your child grow and learn.
On is not one single "program." It's a collection of activities,
supports, services, and resources provided by many programs such as:
- Public health
- Mental health
- Social services
- Programs where children play and learn
It is also many people with different skills. These people want to work with you to help your child grow and learn.
is no charge to families for the in-home evaluation, Individual Family
Service Plan (IFSP) development, or service coordination. If there are
costs for services, the Early On service coordinator assists families in
locating financial resources, if necessary.
What is Build Up Michigan?
Up Michigan provides information about special education programs and
services and helps to arrange free screenings or evaluations to find out
if a child is eligible for free, extra help from the public school
If a child you know is struggling in school or has a
physical, emotional, behavioral, or communication problem that might
prevent success in school, call Build Up Michigan of Berrien County.
We're here to help.
We Say: Don't Worry...But Don't Wait