In the Schools | Early Intervention for LD

Airdate: September 2023

Every child needs early parental involvement, but for kids with learning and attention issues early intervention stands as perhaps the most consequential thing parents can do to ensure their child reaches their full potential. Early intervention primarily describes services and support children from birth to age three with learning and attention issues receive that address their individual communication, social-emotional, and learning needs, helps them reach their peak, and can reduce the likelihood the child will experience more serious mental health problems down the line. On this episode, we travel to the Joy School in Houston, Texas where we learn that sometimes the answers to early intervention with the three R’s means getting your hands dirty. Literally.

Chief correspondent Cindy Peterson brings us the story.