Parent Infant Program (PIP)

Organization Name: Utah Schools for the Deaf & the Blind
Address: 742 Harrison Boulevard
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-629-4700
Fax: 801-629-4896
Eligibility: Any child, birth to 3 years, who has a sensory impairment (for example, failed two newborn hearing screenings) and could benefit from specialized instruction. Utah residents. Free services.
Services Provided: An early intervention program, PIP offers a variety of home-based services for children and families. Services are delivered by credentialed Early Intervention Vision and Hearing Specialists. These dedicated, caring teachers provide home–based services in a variety of natural settings using developmentally appropriate activities. Services for PIP children are implemented through Individualed Family Service Plans (IFSPs). Specialist visits are scheduled with a frequency based on each child’s individual needs.
Early intervention services and coordination including:
• Support for parents and families in their efforts to understand their child’s hearing or vision loss.
• Information, training, modeling and consultation for parents and family to allow for an increased understanding of their child’s unique needs.
• Networking opportunities for families to meet others who have children with hearing or vision impairments.
• Resources and instruction designed to prepare children with sensory impairments to reach their highest potential in preparation for further education.
Provider Profiles: A deaf mentor is available for 3 years.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/18/2018