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1st Five - Healthy mental development in the first five years

Healthy mental development in the first five years

1st Five Success Stories

Child Referred for Possible Autism Diagnosis in Need of Many Services

Millie, a four-year old, was referred to 1st Five by her physician for further screening for autism. The Taylor County 1st Five coordinator linked her to Child Health Specialty Clinics for further evaluation and Growing Strong Families for home support, as well as Medicaid, food assistance, and Bridge to Care transportation assistance to medical appointments. With the help of AEA and these other comprehensive interventions, Millie was able to attend preschool that fall. Millie's mother still accesses 1st Five care coordination services as needs arise and she is not sure of available community resources.