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Responding to COVID-19 | Early Intervention (EI) Information

During the pandemic, our EI team is committed to working with each child and their family whether it be tele-intervention or in-person. Click the buttons below for a helpful family guide for EI services during COVID-19 or additional resources.

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Children's Services

Starting with the core value that all children are entitled to the best start possible, UCP of NEPA provides several specialized services for children who have a disability or a developmental delay.

Early intervention services are provided in the child's natural environment, their home or child care center or community surroundings.

The Lekotek and Compuplay programs are located in our  Clarks Summit Children's Center.

While every child develops at his or her own pace, the following are some general guidelines to help you determine whether your child may need special services:

Milestones for children from birth to the age of three to enlarge

Click each children's service below to learn more.


Cheryl Burger
Director of Children's Services
Phone: (570) 587-5892, ext.21
Fax: (570) 586-7526

Heather Barletta
Occupational Therapist

Ann Joyce
Lekotek Play Specialist

Karen Kane
Physical Therapist

Jennifer Malak
Physical Therapist

Lindsey Philbin
Speech Therapist

Katrina Roughsedge
Special Needs Instructor

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