Tag Archives: Family Outcomes

Using Part C Family Outcomes Data to Examine Equity and Representativeness

In this session, we will provide information on how to analyze Family Outcomes data to identify program improvement opportunities for addressing response rate representativeness and equity. We will describe an example of a self-assessment tool adapted using the Family Outcomes Measurement System Framework that some states are currently using to examine Family Outcomes representativeness and equity.

FFY 2017 Child and Family Outcomes Data Highlights

November 22, 2019 Webinar Recording Webinar Slides The ECTA and DaSy Center staff have completed their national child and family outcomes data analysis. They discuss the national performance data for indicators C3, C4, and B7, including national data, state variations in performance, family survey approaches used, and TA resources. The first half of the call […]

The Importance of a Strong Infrastructure in Providing Evidence-Based Early Intervention Practices

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Conference: International Society on Early Intervention Conference Date: June 2019 Presenters: Kathleen Hebbeler, Grace Kelly, Christina Kasprzak, Megan Vinh Many in early intervention (EI) have a deep understanding of service delivery and evidence-based practices but remain unaware of the critical role played by the system in which these services are embedded.  Infrastructure refers to the basic […]

Using Family Survey Data to Measure and Improve Early Intervention Systems and Services

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Conference: International Society on Early Intervention Conference Date: June 2019 Presenters: Kathy Hebbeler and Christina Kasprzak How do early intervention programs measure and improve outcomes for families served? This poster describes the survey methods used by the U.S. states, ten years of national family data, and the challenges and successes states have experienced with using family […]

You Collected the Data, Now What? Analysis Plans for Critical Questions

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 34th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities Date: October 2018 Presenters: Megan E. Cox The poster contains information on Critical Questions and analysis plans that provide meaningful information about programs and child and family outcomes. It also includes resources to select Critical Questions; analyze data; share data in understandable […]

Opening Plenary

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This presentation includes Johnny Collett’s, the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), U.S. Department of Education vision: to improve early childhood, educational, and employment outcomes, and to raise expectations for all people with disabilities, their families, their communities, and the nation. Ruth Ryder, the Acting Director of the Office […]

State Family Outcomes Measurement System (S-FOMS) Framework and Self-Assessment

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This framework, originally developed by the Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) Center, identifies 7 key components of a high-quality family outcomes measurement system at the state level. The following resources were developed for state Part C and Part B 619/Preschool programs to evaluate and improve their family outcomes measurement system. State Family Outcomes Measurement System Framework […]

Longitudinal Summary Statements Graphing Templates

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These Microsoft Excel templates allow states to create longitudinal graphs of their state’s summary statements. After entering state summary statement data into the worksheet, users can copy and paste the graphs into other files such as presentations and reports. This longitudinal graphing template can also be used as part of a state’s initial broad data […]

Supporting Children By Improving Family Outcomes

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All programs that serve young children and their families can improve outcomes for children by making a difference for their families. This video describes the importance of supporting families, collecting data on family outcomes, and using the data to improve the program. Using the family data collected by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of […]