What do services cost, and where are they provided?

Earlysteps services are provided at no cost to you, in your child's everyday environments - at home, childcare center, or other community settings. … [Read more...]

What services does Earlysteps provide?

Audiology Speech-Language Therapy Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy Special Instruction Assistive Technology Service Coordination Medical Evaluation Health Services Nursing Services Vision Services Social Work Services Psychological Services Family Training Nutrition Services Transportation   … [Read more...]

Who is Eligible?

Children with medical conditions likely to cause disability or developmental delay, or with delays in the following areas, may be eligible: Physical Development- Crawling, Walking, Seeing, Hearing Cognitive Development- Learning skills or problem solving Social and Emotional Development- Playing with others, showing feelings Adaptive Development- Feeding, Getting dressed Communication- Listening, Talking, Expressing Self … [Read more...]

What is EarlySteps?

Earlysteps is Louisiana's Early Intervention System for children with disabilities and development delays ages birth to three and their families. By providing resources and support during those critical years, earlysteps helps children get off to a great start. … [Read more...]

Medicaid

Here in Louisiana, the Medicaid Program is aided in its efforts to provide quality health care by Molina Medicaid Solutions.  In its role as the Louisiana Medicaid Fiscal Intermediary, Molina maintains a computerized claims processing system, with an extensive system of edits and audits. … [Read more...]

Northshore Families Helping Families

Northshore Families Helping Families is a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation. NFHF is a family-driven resource center for individuals with disabilities and their families. All of our staff members, and a majority of our board members, have family members with developmental disabilities. We understand the challenges faced by families because our own families have faced those same challenges. NFHF offers a wide range of programs and activities serving individuals with disabilities throughout the … [Read more...]

Department of Health and Hospitals

The mission of the Department of Health and Hospitals is to protect and promote health and to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the State of Louisiana. … [Read more...]

Trained Professionals

Our team of highly trained individuals is here to assist you every step of the way. You and your family will receive the highest level of personal care available. … [Read more...]

Holly Tullier

I have a degree in Criminal Justice from Southeastern and a degree in Sociology from LSU.  I have been working with Early Steps over 16 years.  I have also been a CASA worker for one year.  I enjoy meeting all my families and advocating for them to make sure their needs as well as their child's are met.  I have been married for 20 years and have a 16 year old daughter and 13 year old son.  My husband has been in the military for over 20 years and has completed 2 tours of duty.  Family is very … [Read more...]

Krista Fife

I graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2006 with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. I have been with EarlySteps as a Family Service Coordinator since January 2009. I find fulfillment in working with children and their families and sharing in the successes of each child. I have experience working with children with a variety of disabilities and developmental delays. I look forward to being able to provide your family with quality support coordination services. Krista Fife Family Support … [Read more...]