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Lifespan – Abilities Illuminated

Special Instruction

Special Instruction, formerly Community Based Rehabilitative Services (CBRS), is a developmental intervention for children from birth to age three to address identified deficits in a child’s mental or physical health in order to enhance cognitive, physical, behavioral, social-emotional, and verbal skills. LIFESPAN Professionals provide learning activities in a natural setting to enhance development and growth and offer parent/caregiver coaching for consistency and developmental progress of the child.

LIFESPAN is authorized by the following CDSAs to provide services in the counties listed. Please contact the CDSA to determine your eligibility.

Mecklenburg CDSA
704-336-7130
Mecklenburg County

Greensboro CDSA
336-334-5601
Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham Counties

Program Director
Amy Ford

704-944-5106