Category Archives: Families – Information about data systems

The Story of Data: An Early Childhood Tale

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This short IDEA Data Center (IDC) video is an engaging animated story that shows how data inform early intervention decisions for a baby with disabilities. The Story of Data: An Early Childhood Tale also illustrates how secure data are combined at the local, state, and national levels to help leaders make informed decisions that support […]

The Importance of High-Quality IDEA Data

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The Importance of High-Quality IDEA Data features state early intervention and special education professionals and OSEP staff describing how high-quality IDEA data help ensure that children with disabilities receive the early intervention and special education services to which they are entitled. This video from IDEA Data Center (IDC) also provides a brief introduction to the […]

Desired Results Family Brochure

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This 2013 brochure describes the Desired Results for Children and Families system which is used to measure child outcomes for children with disabilities in the state of California. This brochure can be used as an example for how to format and share information with families and broader audiences. Published by: California Department of Education Desired […]

Parent Rights, Responsibilities, and Resources in Early Intervention

This handbook helps Utah parents understand their rights, responsibilities, and resources as the parent of a child receiving early intervention services, and is available in both English and Spanish. Published by: Utah Early Intervention Program Parents’ Rights, Responsibilities, and Resources in Early Intervention (English) Parents’ Rights, Responsibilities, and Resources in Early Intervention (Spanish)