Module 1: The Basics of Early Intervention

October 2012 Module 1 welcomes everyone to Part C of IDEA---the early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disabilities. With these training materials, you can learn about and provide training on: the 8 basic steps in the early intervention process; 7 acronyms used in early intervention and what they mean; and 9 key terms in early intervention and their definitions. Module 1 includes: 3 slideshow presentations; a … [Read more...]

Building the Legacy for Our Youngest Children with Disabilities

A Training Curriculum on IDEA 2004's Part C February 2014   Welcome to our new training curriculum on early intervention! The full curriculum isn't done yet, but we are pleased to make three modules available for your reading, downloading, and training use, and have many more on the way.   Module 1--Basics of Early Intervention Module 8--The Transition Process and Lead Agency Notification  new! Module 9--Development … [Read more...]

Module 8: The Transition Process and Lead Agency Notification to the LEA and SEA

February 2014 As toddlers receiving early intervention services approach their third birthday, it’s time to start planning ahead for when they (and their families) leave the Part C system and move on to either Part B services or other appropriate programs or services. This module and its companion, Module 9, together take a detailed look at what the Part C regulations require in terms of the transition planning and activities that must occur. Module … [Read more...]

Module 9: Development of the Transition Plan

February 2014 As toddlers receiving early intervention services approach their third birthday, it’s time to start planning ahead for when they (and their families) leave the Part C system and move on to either Part B services or other appropriate programs or services. Module 9 focuses on the development of a transition plan for the exiting toddler with disabilities. Its companion, Module 8, provides an overview to the transition process. You … [Read more...]

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