Parent Infant Education Program (PIE)
The PIE program works with City of Alexandria infants and toddlers up to 3 years-old whose physical or mental development is slower than expected, who are diagnosed with a condition likely to result in a delay, or who have a 25% delay in one or more developmental areas. PIE is part of the Infant Toddler Connection of Virginia. Services include:
- Assessment of individual and family needs, and development of a plan to meet those need
- Evaluations of infants and toddlers to assess the following areas: cognitive, physical, communication, social, emotional and adaptive functioning
- Assistance in locating, funding and using services and resources
- Developmental education for children 0-3 years of age and their parents
- Services in the child’s natural environment such as a home or preschool
- Financial assistance to families for special services and equipment (as available)
To apply for services, call 703.746.3363 ask to speak with an intake worker.
There is no charge to the family for the following: the intake interview, child screening, case management or development of an individualized service plan. For other services. the family may use insurance billing or self-payment on an income-based sliding scale. No eligible person is denied services due to inability to pay.
See also, Intellectual Disability Services for adults, and A Parent's Guide to Services: Securing a Future for Your Child With Disabilties.
For more infomation, call 703.746.3350 and ask to speak with someone in the PIE program.