Tag Archives: Child Outcomes

IDEA Child Outcomes Highlights for FFY2019

Between FFY2018 and 2019 there were declines in the percentage of children making gains (Summary Statement 1) and those reaching age expectations (Summary statement 2) in Part C and the percentage of children reaching age expectations (Summary statement 2) in Preschool Part B. The percentage of children making gains (Summary Statement 1) in Part B Preschool held relatively steady from FFY2018 to FFY 2019. Reasons states have provided for declines in state performance include: changes to state data collection methods, data quality issues, and potential impacts of COVID-19. Further analyses are needed to understand this trend.

Breadth of the Three Child Outcomes

The three child outcomes, measured by early intervention and early childhood special education systems, encompass functional skills and behaviors that are meaningful for a child’s participation in everyday routines. They cut across developmental domains to represent the integrated nature of how children develop, learn, and thrive. The breadth of these outcomes provides a framework for […]

Using Child Outcomes Data to Drive State and Local Program Improvements

Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 36th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: January 2021 Presenters: Jennifer Barrett-Zitkus, Christina Kasprzak, Kathleen Hebbeler, Cornelia Taylor, Carol Maliszewski, and Jon VanOeveren Come join us in examining the current national data and hear from a state about how they are using […]

Using Child Outcomes Data to Understand Equity

In this session, participants will explore a hypothetical state scenario where they will examine child outcomes data disaggregated by race, ethnicity, and other factors. Participants will work with each other and TA providers to propose the critical questions that they want to ask and develop analysis plans and an action plan based on the unfolding information provided during the session.

COS Completion When Teams Can’t Meet In Person

This document is intended to assist teams conducting COS rating determination meetings using telecommunication devices such as phones and/or computers with or without video to have discussions with team members in different locations through teleconferencing. Although there are many advantages to in-person meetings, teleconferencing can be accomplished successfully with careful planning. COS Completion When Teams […]

IDEA Child Outcomes Highlights for FFY2018

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds programs providing services designed to assist children with a range of delays and disabilities in achieving individualized developmental and functional goals. The data show that large percentages of children continue to show greater than expected gains, and large percentages of children continue to leave the programs with […]