An Inclusion Specialist visits child care providers to offer guidance on issues identified through health and developmental screenings. Parents in search of information about their child’s development can also call the Warm Line to speak directly to the Inclusion Specialist about their child’s needs and child care preferences.
Inclusion Specialists provide assistance with:
- Curriculum issues
- Strategies for managing behavior
- Child development concerns
- Environmental adaptations
- Laws and regulation (e.g., The Americans with Disabilities Act)
The Inclusion Specialist can be reached at the Warm Line, 772 223-3852 (Martin County), 877 220-1223 x252 (Indian River and Okeechobee Counties), if you have questions about services for your children. The state’s Warm Line toll free number in Tallahassee is 866 357-3239.