|C3 and B7:
Early Childhood & Preschool Outcomes
Child Find Birth to 1
Child Find Birth to 3
|C9 and C10:
|C11 and B17:
State Systemic Improvement Plan
Indicator-specific guidance is provided separately for results indicators where target setting is required, including C6-Child Find Birth to Three. There are eight sections that support target setting for this indicator. This indicator specific guidance is intended to be used as a companion to the general guidance.
Indicator C6: Child Find Birth to 3
|I. Indicator Description||Percent of infants and toddlers birth to 3 with IFSPs.
This indicator reports on the percentage of children receiving IFSP services on the state-determined child count date as compared to the number of children in the state who are birth to 3 years old.
The data reported in this indicator should be consistent with the state’s reported 618 data reported in Table 1 in the previous April. If not, states need to explain why. Sampling from the state’s 618 data is not allowed.
The performance data for this indicator are pre-populated into the SPP/APR platform in the fall before each February submission. These data are reported annually by each state under section 618 of the IDEA (IDEA Part C Child Count and Settings).
|II. Federal Indicator Changes||States are no longer required to report how the state’s data for this indicator compare to national data for this indicator.|
|III. State Indicator Specific Changes||
|IV. State Initiatives Related to this Indicator||
|V. Data to Consider||Data to have available for consideration when setting targets:
|VI. Indicator Specific Data Quality Issues||The required data collection measurement and reporting for this indicator is established through the IDEA section 618 process and approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).|
|VII. Indicator Specific Analyses||
Are any groups of infants and toddlers over-identified or under-identified?
|VIII. Indicator Specific Resources||
Meaningful Differences Calculator for Child Find: 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 to be considered meaningful (i.e., statistically significant).
Part C Child Find Funnel Chart Tool: The Part C Child Find Funnel Chart Tool is an Excel-based analytic tool 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. State or local Part C programs may use this tool to generate a funnel chart that allows for easy visualization of the data.
Easy Access to Juvenile Populations (EZAPOP): Easy Access to Juvenile Populations (EZAPOP) provides access to National, State, and County level population data detailed by age, sex, race, and ethnicity. Users can create detailed population profiles for a single jurisdiction or create State Comparison or County Comparison tables.
Kids Count from the Annie E. Casey Foundation
U.S. Department of Education: Includes national data related to this indicator and others.
Annual ITCA Child Count reports
Published June 2021.