About EI Services

Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education
Early Intervention Program
Purpose as determined by the Center Guiding Principles

  1. Provide information regarding all communication opportunities to support parents in making informed decisions based on the child’s unique needs and the family’s priorities and values
  2. Respect, welcome, and support children and their families across geographic locations, communication preferences, languages and cultures.

Further information about Early Intervention Programming
Cindy Lawrence, Early Intervention Coordinator
317/232.0899 CDHHEnetwork@isdh.in.gov

  • Deaf Mentor services, connecting families to Deaf and hard of hearing adults.
  • Early Intervention services through First Steps- Parent Advising, Developmental Therapy- HI, Speech-Language Therapy
  • Information & Resources for families and professionals
  • Playgroups and Family Events.
  • Early Childhood assessments, including participating in the National Early Childhood Assessment Project for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children (NECAP)
  • Training & Professional Development for individual providers, First Steps agencies.

Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education
Indiana State Department of Health
Mailing Address: 2 N. Meridian Indianapolis, IN 46204
Physical Location: 1200 E 42nd Street Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 550-4873 (fax)
(855) 875-5193 (toll free)