About Us
 
The mission of Bright Start is to provide quality comprehensive services to all individuals with special needs and developmental delays so that children, teenagers and adults can achieve their greatest potential.

Located in Aiken, Chester, Greenville, Lancaster, Lexington, Kershaw, Oconee, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg and York counties of South Carolina, Bright Start is proud to be the first private provider in the state to offer early intervention services to children with disabilities and special needs.

Bright Start also provides Case Management services to all individuals eligible for the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs.

Early Intervention
 
Early Intervention is a family directed program providing intensive developmental instruction for parents/caregivers and their children with special needs.

We assist families in helping children reach developmental milestones by building on the strengths of the family and child. This is done through home visits and individualized family training.

Case Management
 
Our Case Managers at Bright Start are ready to assist. We can help you connect to services and resources in the community for your loved one.

The mission of Case Manager is to assist people with disabilities and their families through choice in meeting needs, pursuing possibilities, and achieving life goals.

Speech Therapy
 

Bright Start has an excellent team of Speech Language Pathologists serving the Midlands (Swansea, Pelion, Batesburg, Wagner, Ridge Spring, Monetta, Gilbert, Lexington, Northeast Columbia, Columbia, Chapin, Irmo, Hopkins, and Blythewood), Up-State (Spartanburg, Pickens, Greenville,

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on January 27th, 2015
Autism EI Position Open in the Columbia Area

Bright Start is currently seeking an Autism Early Interventionist to work in the Columbia area. Minimum requirements for interested candidates are a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Education, Psychology, or a related field, along with at least 1 yr experience working with children with Autism. Please fax resume and cover letter to 803-929-1418 or email […]

on January 27th, 2015
Exceptional Valentines Experience @ Big Red Barn Retreat!!!!!

Exceptional Valentines Experience @ Big Red Barn Retreat February 14, 2015 6pm to 9pm @ 8024 Winnsboro Rd., Blythewood, SC 29016 Visit website below for more info!!! https://sites.google.com/site/exceptionalexperiencesplus/upcoming-exceptional-experiences

on January 14th, 2015
We are Hiring!!! Early Interventionist in Aiken, SC!!!

We are growing! Bright Start is looking to hire an Early Interventionist in Aiken, SC. Minimum requirements for interested candidates are a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Education, Psychology, or a related field, along with at least 1 yr experience working with children under 3. Please fax resume and cover letter to 803-929-1418 or email […]

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Mrs. Kim Travaligni
"My husband Josh and I were nervous and didn’t have a clue where to begin when we found out our son had some development issues. When Mrs. Kim came into our home, her and A.J had a instant connection. A.J immediately ran up to her and gave her one of ...

Heather,You are one of the special blessings to my folks and I so appreciate what you do. It has been a breath of fresh air to work with a service coordinator who always has the client’s interest at heart. Thank you for all you do for my folks.Tricia

Thank You Meredith Burgoon!!!Faith DeMars
"Meredith Burgoon is nothing less than an angel. She possesses a sweetness and compassion that is inspiring and I seriously cannot thank her enough. From the moment she met Ruby, their connection was evident. Ruby, normally a little hesitant towards strangers, immediately warmed up to Meredith as if she could ...
Primary referral sources, including hospitals, physicians health care providers, social services agencies, day care providers, therapists, etc., are required to refer a child, birth to three years of age who may benefit from early intervention services, to BabyNet within two working days after identification (34 CFR Sec.303.321). Once referred, BabyNet wil ask the parent(s)/ guardian for consent before determining eligibility.
A. CHILD INFORMATION
First Name*:

Last Name*:

DOB*:

Address*:

City*:

State*:

B. PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATION (USE FOSTER PARENT IF IN FOSTER CARE)
Parent(s)/Guardian*:

Relationship*:

Phone No.*:

Email Address*:

C. REFERRAL SOURCE
Name*:

Referring Location:
Bright Start SC

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