What is PIC?
During the early years of children’s lives, they develop very important skills including how to play, learn, speak, and act. PIC provides help for families whose children experience developmental delays and disabilities living in Anchorage, Girdwood, and Whittier.
How can PIC help me help my child?
PIC offers services for children from ages birth to 3 years and their parents. If you have concerns about your child’s development, a PIC provider can meet with you to discuss them. You and the PIC provider will work together to develop a plan to help your child learn and grow.
What is the cost?
PIC will provide services to all families even if you cannot pay. PIC accepts Medicaid and private health insurance. A sliding fee scale is available to help families who do not have insurance or their insurance does not cover needed services. No child is denied service due to inability to pay.
What services can PIC provide for my child and my family?
PIC’s most important goal is to support family members and caregivers in children’s lives. A PIC provider will work with you to create a plan for your child that is unique to your family. The plan will:
- Take place in your home or a location you choose.
- Use your family’s everyday activities.
- Connect your family to community support services.
- Include providers from many professions such as physical therapy, speech/language therapy, social work, behavioral health, and education as needed.
- Focus on supporting you to help your children learn and grow.