IFSP Process

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Transitioning from birth-to-three services into the school system comes with a series of changes for you and your child. This video will help you be prepared for not one, but several transitions—from early intervention services, to developmental preschool, then on to kindergarten and first grade, brought to you by Informing...

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"States and local school districts are required by federal law to educate preschool age children with disabilities in typical early childhood programs alongside children who do not have disabilities to the maximum extent appropriate. This policy brief provides an overview of the law and sets forth a list of policy...

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As parents of children with special needs, it may be known that special education services are available as their children enter presechool and elementary school. This document helps to inform parents of exactly how to obtain and navigate through these services during these formative years, how to make it a...

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In most families, the first day of school triggers excitement and anxiety. In families who choose an inclusive setting for their child with disabilities, there is concern about their child being accepted, the program seeing their child’s strengths as well as challenges, and the program’s readiness to welcome a child...

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This article of tips compiled by the Administration of Children and Families and the National Institutes of Health gives early care and education providers ideas on how to best care for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The tips are based on concepts of learning and development that can be...

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Adaptations are a way to meet the unique needs of all children, including children with disabilities and special needs. By using adaptations in your home, you can increase your child’s independent participation and learning in everyday childhood routines and activities. Rather than “fixing” a child’s skill deficit, the goal is...

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It is important that assistive technology (AT) is both considered and documented for children with an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individualized Education Program (IEP). This handout provides guidelines for families, educators, and administrators on the essential process of considering and documenting AT. This resource was created for...

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The Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities (OACB) has produced, in partnership with families and practitioners in Ohio, a video series about the use of technology with evidence based early intervention. These eight videos illustrate how video, video conferencing, and related technologies can improve access to, and the...

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Early Intervention (EI) is a program that supports families with children from birth through age two. EI teams work with families to identify possible areas of delay in their child’s development. This document outlines some of the rights that parents have under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), regarding...

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Getting to know your Speech-Language Pathologist is a video made by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). It provides an overview into what SLPs do, and how they can support your child throughout their time at school, including incorporating Assistive Technology into their intervention strategy.

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