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.
The Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA) is a valuable tool for State IDEA Part C programs seeking to improve their child find efforts. Developed by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) with support from the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) and the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA), the CFSA can help […]
The Child Find Funnel Chart tool is an Excel template for displaying data about infants and toddlers at each step of the Part C process, from referral through exit, for a set of infants and toddlers referred within a specified time span. On the Enter Data worksheet, you enter data for the entire state, an […]
This Excel-based calculator allows states to make several comparisons related to the percentage of infants and toddlers served: State percentage compared to state target, local program percentage compared to state target, and year-to-year comparisons of the state percentages. It also computes confidence intervals to determines whether the difference between the two numbers is large enough […]
The purpose of this document is to provide ideas for the types of questions state and local teams may consider in identifying factors impacting performance on Indicators C5 and C6. This tool can help improve child find practices and implementation by identifying underlying factors that contribute to state and local performance. Suggested questions for considering […]
This Part C state spotlight provides information on how Tennessee used data to improve their child find processes. This serves as an example of how one state used their child find data to improve identification of children for early intervention services. Published by: National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) View State Data Use Spotlight