Carousel Developmental Service

"Helping children learn through play"

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Our Mission

Our mission is to encourage, support, and educate families and communities to create healthy environments where infants and toddlers with special needs thrive.

Our Services

Early Intervention

In home developmental play individually designed to help infants and toddler 0-3 with special needs or at risk of developmental delays meet cognitive, social, emotional, fine motor, gross motor, communication, and adaptive milestones

Parenting Support

Our parent partners help parents and caregivers with young children navigate the changing and challenging demands of parenthood.

Inclusion Support

Our inclusion program supports families and community based programs create an inclusive environment for children with special needs and/or challenging behavior thrive.

About us

Carousel Developmental Service is an early intervention and family service agency designed to meet the needs of infants and toddlers with disabilities or at risk of developing a delay and their families.

About us

Carousel was founded over 30 years ago by LuJuana Blackman in 1989 in the Los Angeles area and has grown to cover the San Gabriel Pomona Valley and Inland Empire.

About us

LuJuana or “Ms.Lu” as her most of her families call her, has always had a passion to serve and advocate for families who have infants and toddlers with special needs.

About us

She has dedicated her time to instill the importance of building relationships with families first, then tailoring individualized intervention plans that best support the child and family whether in home or a community setting.

About us

Her daughter Jazmine is now continuing her mother’s legacy by building on those same principles to service the vast and changing needs of families who have children with disabilities.

Our Core Values

Healthy Families

We are committed to growing healthy families and building hope through personal and community engagement.


We respect children and families from all cultural, racial, and religious backgrounds.

Great Service

We believe in providing outstanding family centered service delivery from birth to school age applying developmentally appropriate practices.

Our Staff

We Believe in developing high quality staff with best practices to service our families.


We Believe in equipping our families with the knowledge and skills to advocate for their children with special needs.

Our Programs

Individually designed to fit the unique needs of families using a combination of developmentally appropriate practices and a strength-based family centered approach.

Contact us If you have any question about our services or looking for a free developmental screening for your child, please leave your contact information and one of our staff will get back to you as soon as possible.

Employment We are always looking for qualified and passionate support staff. If you are interested in our early interventionist or parent support partner positions please fill out the contact information.

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Our Service Areas

San Gabriel Pomona Valley
Inland Empire

Ways to Reach us

Our Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat - Sun: Closed
Hours may vary for holidays and
special events.

Our Service Hours

Mon - Fri: 8am - 6pm
Sat - 8am - 12pm
Sun: Closed