Tools designed by DaSy and ECTA to support the collection, review, and improvement of child find systems including 618 data, including the OSEP Part B 619 Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA), OSEP Part C Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA), Part C Child Find Funnel Chart Tool, Identifying Meaningful Differences in Child Find Calculator, and Contributing Factor Tool.
The "SPP/APR Basics, What You Need to Know" training series is a collection of self-directed modules that provide a basic understanding of the IDEA Part C and Part B 619 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report (SPP/APR) indicators and their requirements.
The Part C Child Find Self-Assessment: Quick Start Guide, developed by DaSy and ECTA, is designed to help state leaders consider common areas of need and challenges related to Child Find and determine which best practices in Section II of the Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA) might best address those challenges.
August 28, 2019 This interactive webinar highlights stories from Part C Coordinators who have or are developing collaborative data sharing agreements that allow them to share Part C data with their Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (EHDI). This webinar also allows participants to express their challenges and/or issues and as a group and brainstorm […]
May 22, 2019 Developmental monitoring and developmental screening lead to earlier and more appropriate referrals to the Part C program. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early” (LTSAE) program aims to increase early identification of children with developmental disabilities by promoting family-engaged developmental monitoring, screening, and acting early on […]
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 […]
The U.S. Department of Education houses user-friendly displays of each SPP/APR on the GRADS360 website. These data displays include historical data, targets, and annual data for several fiscal years for all required Part C and 619 indicators. Part C indicators 5 (child find birth to one) and 6 (child find birth to three) also include […]
The Child Find Funnel Chart tool is an Excel template for displaying data about infants and toddlers at each step of the Part C process, from referral through exit, for a set of infants and toddlers referred within a specified time span. On the Enter Data worksheet, you enter data for the entire state, an […]
The Part C Measurement Table outlines the Part C SPP/APR reporting requirements for all indicators, including Indicator C5 (Child Find, Ages Birth to 1) and Indicator C6 (Child Find, Ages Birth to 3). It outlines the monitoring priorities and indicators, data source and measurement, and instructions for indicators/measurement for each Part C indicator. The table […]
This Excel-based calculator allows states to make several comparisons related to the percentage of infants and toddlers served: State percentage compared to state target, local program percentage compared to state target, and year-to-year comparisons of the state percentages. It also computes confidence intervals to determines whether the difference between the two numbers is large enough […]