Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 37th Annual Conference
Date: September 2021
Presenters: Kathryn Morrison, Senior Education Researcher, SRI International, DaSy Center; Evelyn Shaw, Educational Consultant, ECTA Center; Donna Spiker, Senior Early Childhood Researcher, SRI International, DaSy Center
The DEC Position Statement on low birth weight (LBW) and prematurity summarized developmental outcomes of these infants and provided evidence of the positive impact of early intervention and family engagement. This session will discuss current Part C state eligibility definitions related to LBW and prematurity and their alignment with DEC recommendations.