The Part C Child Find Self-Assessment: Quick Start Guide, developed by DaSy and ECTA, is designed to help state leaders consider common areas of need and challenges related to Child Find and determine which best practices in Section II of the Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA) might best address those challenges.
Many assessment practices can be successfully implemented even when the practitioner cannot be in the same room with the child and family such as during the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources included here are designed to help states, programs, and local practitioners examine and answer difficult questions about remote screening, evaluation, and assessment.
Thank you for your interest in the Child Outcomes Summary Knowledge Check (COS-KC) Field Test! The COS-KC is an online assessment being developed by the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) and Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA). It will provide states and local programs with a way to assess whether practitioners have the basic […]
Scenario # 1 – Element #1 (Professional & Personal Connection) Strategies: Share expertise strategically Lead with generosity Be consistent Ask targeted questions Be personal Scenario: A DaSy TA provider has been working with an individual state representative for a number of years, who recently requested training to prepare a presentation to gather stakeholder input on […]
We are all working to address the best way to proceed with our work and our personal lives. We have adopted the following principles as we continue to focus on the importance of relationships and embody the principle of flexibility and responsiveness to the needs of our clients
August 25, 2020 This was the first in a series of DaSy webinars focused on collecting, analyzing, and using data through virtual engagement. Due to COVID-19, the use of Zoom has become commonplace. This webinar provided state staff from Part C and Part B 619 programs with guidance for using Zoom to engage stakeholders with […]
On the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, DaSy continues the important work of ensuring equitable, inclusive educational opportunities for children with disabilities …
In 2018-2019, 409,315 infants and toddlers, birth through age 2, with disabilities and their families received early intervention services under IDEA Part C. OSEP’s newest Fast Facts: Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities takes a closer look at what their data tells us about this population.
July 13, 2020 Webinar Slides Key Part C Data Considerations During COVID-19 Disruptions caused by COVID-19 have impacted state IDEA Part C policies, procedures, and practices and continue to require innovative data collection responses and solutions. During this webinar we: Shared and discussed DaSy’s new “Preliminary Part C Data Considerations During COVID-19” resource. Heard from […]
June 22, 2020 The What DaSy 2 Can Do for You! webinar introduced current and upcoming technical assistance opportunities for states Part C and Part B 619 programs. DaSy shared a wide range of data-related activities and supports available, including a current focus on helping states address evolving data issues as a result of the […]