Jacob’s Ladder is a participant in the First Steps program. The staff of Jacob’s Ladder offers over 50 years of combined experience in pediatric care. Our team of occupational, physical and speech therapists have specialty training and certification if pediatric therapy and all are trained in child and infant CPR and basic first aid.

The goal of First Steps is to help families make sure their infants and toddlers receive services now to help them in the future. Eligible children between the ages of 0-3 receive the following services in their home:

Occupational Therapy (OT) develops adaptive and self-help skills with focus on developing skills related to sensory-motor integration, coordination of movement and fine motor skills.

Physical therapy (PT) focuses on gross motor skills and the ability to move and effectively use his/her arms, legs, trunk and head.

Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)/Speech Therapy focuses on receptive (understanding what is said) and expressive (being able to speak so that others can understand) communication.

Developmental Therapy (DT)/Early Childhood Education focuses on designing learning environments and activities to promote development across all domains: cognitive; physical; communication; social/emotional; and adaptive.