Brianna’s Journey Through the Early Identification and Intervention System

Brief  •  Sep 8, 2020


This brief details the journey through California's Early Identification and Intervention system of Karla Garcia, a stay-at-home mom from San Francisco, and her daughter, Brianna, who has Rett Syndrome, a genetic neurological condition. Since her daughter's four month well-child visit, when Karla first raised concerns about Brianna's development, she has had to persist for answers and advocate for her daughter to receive the services that she needs. Karla and Brianna’s story highlights the challenges that a lot of families face when dealing with the early identification and intervention system and the important role that support systems can play.

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