Category Archives: Child Find – Using Data to Improve Identification

Child Find Self-Assessment

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 […]

Annual Data Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program

This annual report includes national summaries by year, and summaries by jurisdictions for key data items, including, screening, diagnosis, and enrollment in early intervention.  There are three “Early Intervention Data” summaries that provide data on children in early intervention identified with hearing loss, including children enrolled in early intervention prior to six months of age and reasons […]

The National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)

This is a voluntary data collection system that gathers information from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico about reports of child abuse and neglect. The data are used to examine trends in child abuse and neglect across the country. This data collection provides state level data on the number of children who were eligible […]

Identifying Specific Disabilities and Children At-Risk

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This collection is organized by disability and other special populations (e.g., abuse and neglect) and provides information about a range of topics including incidence levels, identification, assessment, outcomes, and other relevant information. States can use this collection of resources to obtain more information on practices related to identifying specific disabilities and children at-risk. The information […]

KIDS Count State Data

This interactive website for KIDS Count, a project through the Annie E. Casey Foundation, provides ten years of data on child well-being nationally and in each of the 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Data are available for 51 indicators in six topic areas: (1) demographics; (2) economic well-being, […]

National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) State Profiles

In 2012, the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) created a state profile template that includes state and national data on the number of cases and prevalence rates for 12 conditions. The national estimates are based on pooled data from states with active surveillance systems. States have tailored their profiles to include state-specific information on […]