Developmental Specialist Joyce Onafowokan Fosters Parent Partnerships to Promote Early Intervention

Joyce Onafowokan is a developmental specialist in ServiceNet’s REACH Early Intervention program, which works with children from birth to age three who are navigating various [...]

Study: Poverty affects children’s brains but public policy can reduce impact

BY KAREN BROWN NEW ENGLAND PUBLIC MEDIA TUESDAY, APRIL 5TH, 2022 A recent study out of Harvard University suggests that public policies aiming to reduce the harms of poverty may lead to [...]

Early Intervention is Key

BY MICHAEL HUTTON-WOODLAND DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2018   The article in the Daily Hampshire Gazette, “Baystate touts rooming-in program for drug-dependent babies, mothers,” [...]

GETTING TOTS ON TRACK: HOW THE REACH PROGRAM HELPS CHILDREN WHO NEED A BOOST GET STARTED

  After a difficult pregnancy three years ago, Thalia Ghazey-Bates of Northampton gave birth to her twins two months early. When the babies were finally able to come home, she […]

Kaya’s Story – REACH

Kaya was a bright, responsive baby who just wasn’t crawling like others her age. A thorough assessment by the REACH team, and a diagnostic work-up by medical specialists, identified a […]