Every child is unique and advances at a different pace, so while it’s possible that children will outgrow certain challenges, delays also may be signs of disorders for which early intervention is critical to maximize progress and ensure the best outcomes. Overwhelming research shows that intervention is more effective the earlier it’s given, so it’s best to have any issues identified as soon as possible.
Decades of rigorous research indicates that early intervention plays a critical role in brain development, positively change childrens’ developmental paths, and improve outcomes for children and their families. Please click here for information on the latest research.
According to the latest research in child development, parent coaching and family training has been shown to produce the best outcomes for children with developmental disabilities and delays. Goldstar therapists provide training and coaching for families and caregivers as well, so that they can effectively use therapeutic techniques in their everyday interactions with their child. This helps ensure the results of your child’s therapy are not short-lived, but lifelong and continuous throughout his or her life.
Yes! You can request the agency of your choice. To request Goldstar as your provider, contact us at 215-220-2210.
While the state does have requirements for early intervention agencies, each agency sets their own standards for their therapists and delivery of services. Goldstar therapists are held to the highest standards, with sessions structured around achieving a clearly designated hierarchy of skills. Our staff is highly trained and supported, which leads to better outcomes for children and families. Everything we do is singularly focused on ensuring that your child and family receive the services you need to thrive.
Yes. We have bilingual therapists and interpreters on staff and would be happy to accommodate your needs as best we can. Just get in touch with us and submit your request so we can make the necessary arrangements.
Early intervention often looks like play because play is the language of your child. Goldstar therapists are trained to teach you to use your child’s natural surroundings, toys, and activities to help them develop the skills they need. The therapeutic methods and techniques we use are all supported by rigorous research.