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American Samoa Government Department of Public Health Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans American Samoa 31 December 2005 Guidelines http://www.helpinghands-as.org/PublicPostsLinks.html child and adolescent, early intervention, plan, public health, strategy

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The American Samoa Early Intervention Program, “Helping Hands” primarily provides services in a child’s natural environment and gears services to fit the needs and resources of each individual family. All individualized services are to be provided in a family’s home environment or other community settings of which a family frequents.

Focus is on early discovery of developmental disabilities in children.


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