Friday, September 23, 2011

Early intervention program to get awareness boost

A new public awareness campaign for the DC Early Intervention Program is being launched September 26 at 10:00 am at Gallaudet University.   Featured speakers are a parent along with De’Shawn Wright, Deputy Mayor for Education; Beatriz Otero, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services; and Hosanna Mahaley, State Superintendent, Office of State Superintendent of Education.

The press event will include unveiling the new advertising campaign, an overview of the agency’s improved standing with the U.S. Department of Education, and the rollout of new community-based initiatives for organizations currently providing early intervention services to children under age three.

A Campaign Summit will follow the press event; it will take place from Noon - 1:30 pm.