Creating Effective Partnerships to Improve Early Identification: IDEA Early Intervention and Early Childhood Programs and LTSAE Ambassadors

November 17, 2020

Identifying young children as early as possible requires that partnerships be developed and nurtured with families, communities and programs. During this webinar, the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) and the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (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. Attend this interactive webinar to learn more about Rhode Island’s Early Intervention partnership with their Act Early Ambassador to educate and train professionals in home visiting programs including Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program professionals and early care and education professionals (such as Parents as Teachers) on the use of “Learn The Signs. Act Early.” (LTSAE) developmental milestone resources to support earlier identification.

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Rebecca Hughes, MS OTR/L
Rhode Island Act Early Ambassador, Pediatric/Neonatal Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Kaufman, MEd
Rhode Island Part C Coordinator

Evelyn Shaw, MEd
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kathryn Morrison, MSPT
SRI International & The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy)