Services provided by TheraCare include, but are not limited to evaluations, assessments, service coordination and all other required services under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act such in the home and community by a variety of therapists and educators. These services include various methodologies to meet the needs of each child and their family.
Our skilled professionals work in partnership with each family and their clinical team to create an environment that enhances each child and family’s individual needs.
TheraCare employs professionals trained in various teaching methods and clinical modalities for children with developmental disabilities including children with Autism Spectrum Disorders such as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) – Verbal Behavior (VB)- Discrete Trial Teaching ( DTT), Natural Environment Teaching (NET) or a combination of one or more methods. Our program is supervised by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA, LBA).
TheraCare’s teachers and therapists receive initial and ongoing training by our supervisory and administrative support staff to serve children and their families in their natural environment.
TheraCare’s Early Intervention program offers various services designed to maximize the full potential of each child. Our goal is to promote collaborative relationships with parents and family members to strengthen and enhance their child’s development. Home and community-based services allow us to focus on the opportunities that exist within the family structure to enhance the child’s development. TheraCare’s success is contingent upon the provision of services to children at the earliest possible age. by providing quality individualized care.
If you have concerns about your child’s development, you can call your county’s Early Intervention* program from the list below to refer your child. Someone else can help you make the referral to the Early Intervention* Program if you wish. If your child is found to be eligible for services by someone approved to perform this evaluation, you, the county staff, and other team members will make a plan to help your child and your family.
New York State
New York City: 311
Westchester County: 914-813-5094
The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is a public program funded by New York State and county governments for children under the age of three who are either suspected of having or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities. Potentially eligible children must be referred to the county program to receive EIP services: New York City – 311 Westchester County – 914-813-5094. All EIP services are provided at no cost to parents. Health Insurance may be used for approved services. A child’s eligibility for the program can be determined only by state-approved evaluators under contract and all services must be authorized by the county. If a child is found eligible for the EIP, all needed early intervention services are identified in collaboration with the parent and must be authorized by the municipality. The municipality will arrange for service providers, considering the individual needs of the child and family, to deliver services authorized by the municipality. When early intervention services are delivered in child care settings or community locations that require a fee, the parent is responsible for paying any associated costs with such access to child care or community locations. TheraCare is approved by New York State and has a contract with New York City and Westchester to provide early intervention services.