On November 23, 2020, The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) released its annual report on implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Please share widely as states are beginning their new SPP/APR submissions. OSEP will host a session in January 2021 to seek feedback on the FFY 2018 […]
The National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) has launched a new website. It contains extensive information about deaf-blindness and educational practices for children and youth who are deaf-blind, information about and for state deaf-blind projects, and resources for families. Please visit nationaldb.org to learn about deaf-blindness and NCDB. National Center on Deaf-Blindness Website
This new DaSy Part C Data Quick Reference Guide is to assist your staff in bringing important information about IDEA Part C data requirements into one document, along with links to relevant websites and resources. This resource can be used with by Part C staff who is responsible for the collection, reporting, or analysis of […]
Included here are guidance, considerations, and resources for state staff and local practitioners who are determining Part C eligibility remotely. As a result of COVID-19, many states are having to determine a child’s eligibility for Part C services remotely using a variety of approaches such as teleconference, videoconference, and sharing information and video synchronously and […]
OSEP is pleased to introduce our newly released Fast Fact focusing on children with disabilities ages 3 through 5 served under Part B, section 619 of the IDEA. For the OSEP Fast Facts: Children 3 through 5 Served Under IDEA Part B Section 619, we present data from the data collections authorized under IDEA Section […]
On November 17, ECTA and DaSy will provide an overview of the purposes of Part C early intervention services for infants and toddlers and their families and Part B, 619 services for preschool special education. Identifying young children as early as possible requires that partnerships be developed and nurtured with families, communities and programs. Attend […]
This document is intended to assist teams conducting COS rating determination meetings using telecommunication devices such as phones and/or computers with or without video to have discussions with team members in different locations through teleconferencing. Although there are many advantages to in-person meetings, teleconferencing can be accomplished successfully with careful planning. COS Completion When Teams […]
Two new DaSy/ECTA products are now available: IDEA Child Outcomes Highlights for FFY2018 and Analysis Steps Used to Generate National Estimates for Progress Categories, Summary Statements, and Results FFY2018.
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 these unprecedented times, the DaSy team is here to support you. DaSy is working to provide technical assistance (TA) and resources to state agencies as you address the impact of COVID-19 on Part C early intervention and Part B preschool special education programs supported through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).