Support states in securing Medicaid coverage for telepractice as a method of service delivery beyond the public health emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic…
This infographic summarizes national variations in eligibility policies for infants and toddlers from birth to age 3 enrolling in early intervention programs under Part C of IDEA.
Results of a national survey about changes in data systems that support early intervention and early childhood special education. Data are reported for 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico on key features of a high-quality system development plans, and changes to data systems in response to COVID-19.
Conference: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Conference Date: March 2021 Presenters: Haidee Bernstein, DaSy; Evelyn Shaw, ECTA; Sharon Walsh, DaSy The goal of this session was to help participants increase their understanding of Part C and EHDI purposes and requirements, the value of strong partnerships between EHDI and Part C, elements of successful partnerships between […]
These video interviews recounting state stories, a planning tool, and related presentations are integrated components to maximize your learning and provide the information you need to be successful expanding coverage for Early Intervention.
Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 36th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: January 2021 Presenters: Evelyn Shaw, Haidee Bernstein, Sharon Walsh, Anita Leis, Lori Wittemann, and Ann Freiburg DEC’s 2016 position paper on child maltreatment encourages collaboration between child welfare and early intervention. States are using data […]
Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 36th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: January 2021 Presenters: Sara Thayer, Missy Coffey, Kathleen Hebbeler, and Donna Spiker A data system is not only the technical capacity, but the processes needed to turn data into information that can be leveraged for […]
Learn about the ongoing collaboration between the Oregon Department of Education and researchers at University of Oregon and Oregon Health and Sciences University, using state-level data systems to characterize variability in access to EI/ECSE in early intervention (Part C) and early childhood special education (Part B).
November 19, 2020 In this webinar, participants learned about state-researcher partnerships to examine state-level trends regarding service provision to diverse children, as well as the development of policy recommendations that reduce such concerns. Presenters discussed ongoing collaboration between the Oregon Department of Education and researchers at University of Oregon and Oregon Health and Sciences University, […]
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 […]