Dan Cahill and his daughter, Charlotte.
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Early Intervention made all the difference for Lynn family

LYNN — Charlotte Cahill is a well-adjusted, high-performing kindergarten student at Aborn Elementary School in Lynn. She is articulate and has become an expert in an online math program designed to improve students’ basic skills. You would never know this is the same little girl who faced some serious speech delays as a toddler.

“We noticed she was not formulating words,” said Dan Cahill, Charlotte’s father. “We met with our pediatrician, who also had concerns about the speech delay.”

Fortunately for the Cahills, the doctor referred them to Northeast Arc’s Early Intervention North Shore program, which provides speech, occupational and physical therapy, case management, and social work. The servi…

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