Guidance to support decision-making for states that wish to develop or enhance an IDEA Part C data system.
Presenters: Robin Nelson (DaSy) & Bruce Bull (DaSy, CIID, IDC) This session introduces process and data models, excellent tools for improving communication between program and technical staff during data system development. Developing and using these models provides all parties a clear understanding of what the data system is (or will be) designed to do. The […]
This 2016 document provides an orientation to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for Part C and Part B 619 agencies, programs, and service providers. Through answering frequently asked questions DaSy receives about HIPAA, the document highlights aspects of HIPAA most relevant to IDEA early childhood programs. By The DaSy Center Please note: […]
This 2016 document provides an overview of process modeling and data modeling and explains the value of each in the development or major enhancement of data systems. Process modeling and data modeling are important activities in data system development and particularly valuable for creating business requirements. By Robin Nelson & Bruce Bull Building a Better […]
This 2015 document presents key considerations in the form of questions that can be used to help clarify program needs when planning for data system development or enhancement. These key considerations can be treated as items suited for group discussion or as a template to guide group planning. By Laura Hudson, Nancy Copa, Jamie Kilpatrick, […]
This 2015 document follows Key Considerations for Initiating and Planning a New Data System or Major Data System Enhancement and provides Part C/619 staff with an introduction to business requirements, which are part of the Requirement System Development Life Cycle. Business requirements frame data system functionality and how the system will […]
This 2015 resource can help states examine their data systems, improve programs, and better serve children and families. The questions are grouped into Child & Family, Practitioner, and Local Program/Local Educational Agency themes. They’re available in PDF and interactive web formats. Critical Questions About Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education Webpage