The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of  this page about the Americans with Disabilities Act at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/ada/_________________________________ October 2010 … [Read more...]

Resources Especially for Child Care Providers and Preschools

_________________________________ Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Resources Especially for Child Care Providers and Preschools at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/childcare/ _________________________________   December … [Read more...]

Q&A: IDEA and child care

This 4-page brief explains the basics of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to child care providers, including early intervention for children under the age of 3 and special education and related services for school-aged children. It also describes how each child receiving services under IDEA must have an individualized service/education plan (an IFSP for babies and toddlers, or an IEP for children in school), and answers the question … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.