Dr. Yen Nguyen discusses your infant and child’s eye health.

As an eye doctor, I often get asked, “When should my son/daughter have an eye exam?”  This can sometimes be a very difficult question to answer, because much like getting physical/health exams, it may depend on a number of different factors.  A good resource for general guidelines is the American Optometric Association, http://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/caring-for-your-vision/comprehensive-eye-and-vision-examination/recommended-examination-frequency-for-pediatric-patients-and-adults?sso=y .  Below…

Making Pitts Babies Fit Maternity Fair

Making Pitts Babies Fit Maternity Fair 2017 FSN-ENC was at the Maternity Fair again this year! We enjoyed seeing babies we have worked with in the past as well as meeting new moms and giving them resources and information about what we do. We were also able to make new connections with resources to further…

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Regional Meeting

The Epsilon Sigma Alpha.Regional Meeting was held in Greenville NC and Family Support Network of Eastern NC as the guest speaker. Donna Harrell, Parent Coordinator, shared how providing resource information and Peer-to-Peer Support helped parents learn about community services that are available to help their child with special needs. The Epsilon Sigma Alpha. Chapter in…

Early Intervention and Family Support

Family Support Network and Early Intervention Services in North Carolina Since the inception of the Family Support Network (FSN), there has been a working relationship between FSN and the Early Intervention Program in NC. The Early Intervention Program recognizes that some parents of infants/toddlers may be hesitant to pursue possible services for their child when…

Welcome to Holland

Welcome to Holland I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability – to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this… When you’re going to have a baby, it’s like planning a fabulous…