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Healthy mental development in the first five years

1st Five Success Stories

Pediatrician Unaware of All the Services Available for Autistic Child

An autistic child already receiving Early ACCESS services was referred to 1st Five in Marshall County, as the referring pediatrician was unsure what other services may be beneficial for the child. The 1st Five coordinator contacted the family to discuss their needs. The child's mother was concerned that AEA was not offering speech therapy services over the summer. 1st Five was able to refer the family to an alternative speech language pathologist to use over the summer months for continuity of care. Additionally, the care coordinator provided resources on autism and autism specialists close to home.