A Parent Wonders Play Group Meeting at the Champaign Public Library

Family Development is a comprehensive community-based program that offers assistance to families of infants, toddlers, and young children who are experiencing or are at risk for delays in development or those who have special needs. The following services are offered through our Early Intervention program:

  • Developmental Screenings and Assessments
  • Comprehensive Developmental Evaluations
  • Referral and Coordination
  • Comprehensive Therapy Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Developmental Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • PLAY Project (Play and Language for Autistic Youngsters)
  • Family Support Services
  • Parent Support Groups
  • Parent-Child Playgroups

The following supports are offered through our Parent Wonders program (prenatal through age three):

  • Pregnancy
  • Breast and bottle feeding
  • Child safety
  • Child development
  • Parenting tips
  • Behavior management
  • Healthy relationships and bonding
  • Referrals to community resources

We also offer parents wipes & diapers through United Way grant donations as well as support groups!

For more information about Family Development please contact the Director of Family Development, Nicole Smith at (217) 356-9176 or nsmith@dsc-illinois.org.

Free Child Developmental Screenings & Resources

Parent Wonders Program