Frequently Ask Questions

What is the Marathon Infants & Toddlers Early Intervention Home Based Program

The program is approved by and in agreement with the New York State Department of Health.
Marathon Infants & Toddlers assesses the needs of infants and toddlers under three years of age with suspected delays, or those thought to be at risk of developing delays. Infants and toddlers are referred to our program by parents, case workers, pediatricians, educational and health professionals. 


Expert special education teachers, speech pathologists, occupational and physical therapists, social workers, and psychologists will conduct the evaluation in the child's home according to the parent's desire in English and Spanish. The results of the evaluations will be thoroughly discussed with the parents or guardians.

What Services Are Provided by Marathon Infants & Toddlers Early Intervention Program

 
  • Speech/Language Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Vision Therapy
  • Feeding Therapy
  • Special Instruction
  • Counseling / Social Work
  • Initial and Ongoing Service Coordination

     Admission Procedures

Admission to Marathon Infants & Toddlers Early Intervention Program is based on the results of evaluations conducted on a child and conferences with the parents and representatives of the Early Intervention Program in New York City or Nassau County.

Evaluations and treatment are provided with no out-of-pocket cost to the families. Evaluations and treatment are conducted in the home, daycare or nursery school at the convenience of the parents or their caregivers. We follow HIPPA health compliance requirements. All information is maintained in strict confidence.


What are the Qualifications of the Evaluators and Interventionists?

All therapists, social workers, and teachers are state certified or licensed. Their credentials have been closely examined by the Executive Director, The State Education Department and the New York State Department of Health.