Physicians and Pediatricians, this is your corner of the website. Included are several resources regarding the collaboration that is necessary for the intervention of infants and toddlers. Without your dedication, support, and knowledge of our system, many children who need services may not receive them.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics:

  • There is growing evidence that early intervention services have had a positive influence on the developmental outcome of children with established disabilities or those considered at risk for disabilities and their families.
  • The pediatrician, in close collaboration with the family and the early intervention team, plays a critical role in guiding the clinical and developmental aspects of the early intervention services provided.'

Order Free Public Awareness Materials

We offer no-cost, promotional products for outreach to children and young adults who may benefit from early intervention and/or special education services in Michigan.

Michigan Established Conditions

Established conditions indicate automatic eligibility for Early On supports and services. Established conditions must be diagnosed by an appropriate health care or mental health provider and documented in a medical or other record (i.e., a Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) referral that references a medical diagnosis). Conditions include but are not limited to, the following:

Early On Michigan - Physician Video

Dr. Prachi Shah, a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician talks about how Michigan's Early On program helps families with at risk children find the resources they need.  This video helps physicians understand Early On, what it can do for their patients, and how it can help their practice.