Family Infant Toddler Early Intervention

Family Infant Toddler Early Intervention is a service provided to families whose child is experiencing a delay in development or has been diagnosed with a disability, or who may have a condition which could cause a significant delay in their development.  Families receive assistance to help them learn how to support their child to reach his or her full potential. Children from birth up to age three are eligible for Early Intervention services.  Early Intervention services include Family Service Coordination, Developmental Instruction, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy and Family Counseling.

Respite Care

Respite is a service to families who are in need a short break from their natural caregiving duties of a child or an adult who is diagnosed with a developmental delay or disability. Abrazos Family Support Services contracts with providers who must go through a series of background checks and training to provide quality and safe care for the individual, while the caregiver has the opportunity to take time for themselves.

Recreational Respite

Recreational Respite is a one of a kind service specific to individuals from 3 years to 21 years with a diagnosis of Autism. This program is similar to our general respite program in which the families get a short term break, however the individuals engage in a variety of community-based activities during that time. The activities may include Therapeutic Horsmanship, bowling, swimming, trampoline park activities, Autism After School programs and many more.

Information and Referral

Case Management

Specialized Therapy Services

Developmental Play Groups

Developmental Assessment

Multidisciplinary Evaluations



Find out if you are eligible

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Children ages birth to three who:

  • Have a delay in their development or developmental disability
  • Are at-risk for developmental delay because of a health, medical or other at-risk condition

Families who:

  • Want information about child development, health and safety
  • Want to learn how to help their own child to learn and grow

(505) 867-3396

Hearing Screening Available

Abrazos conducts hearing screenings for newly referred children during their initial evaluations.

We also do hearing screenings by appointment at our offices or at the Rio Rancho Shining Stars Preschool Child Find event on Saturday mornings.  Sign up for our newsletter to find out the current dates or call our office. There is no cost to families for this service. If you would like to have your child’s hearing screened, please call our office (505-867-3396) or talk to your Service Coordinator to schedule an appointment.

Please be aware that we cannot screen your child’s hearing if she/he has a cold or is sick.

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