Early Start Denver Model

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What Is the Early Start Denver Model?

The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) is a comprehensive behavioral early intervention approach for children with autism, ages 12 to 48 months. First 5 Yolo funded an ESDM certification for therapists at Northern California Children’s Therapy Center  in Woodland, where therapists are currently implementing ESDM with young children and have observed significant improvements in outcomes.

The program encompasses a developmental curriculum that defines the skills to be taught at any given time and a set of teaching procedures used to deliver this content. It is not tied to a specific delivery setting, but can be delivered by therapy teams and/or parents in group programs or individual therapy sessions in either a clinic setting or the child’s home.

To find out more, contact the Northern California Children’s Therapy center at 530-668-1010.

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