The Importance of Early Intervention

Video Summary

Dr. Greenberg explains that early intervention is critical because it teaches children how to learn at a critical point in their development. By eliminating inappropriate, ineffective behaviors and replacing them with adaptive skills, early intervention helps children with developmental deficits learn the skills they will need to function socially and academically.

"Early intervention can be really effective in eliminating inappropriate behaviors and replacing them with appropriate behaviors and that makes them (the children) more available for learning. "
— Dr. Jeremy Greenberg, Clinical Supervisor at the Children's Center


    • Autism-General Information
    • Early Intervention (EI)
    • surveillance of children 0-3
    • Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)
    • Learning
    • school readiness skills

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