Early Intervention Services 101

_____ Early On® Michigan, helping families coordinate services

_____ Let’s start to understand Early Intervention

NICHCY Legacy: Overview of Early Intervention

  • Page 2 – What is a Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Assessment?
  • Page 4 – What is an Individualized Family Service Plan or IFSP?
  • Page 4 – What’s included in intervention services?

_____ Let’s Look Closer at Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)

MDE Approve Prototype: Individualized Family Service Plan

  • Family Strengths, Needs and Priorities (Family Assessment)
  • Child’s Current Developmental Status (Child’s Evaluation)
  • Eligibility Determination, Established Conditions List
  • Early On IFSP Outcome (Goals and Objectives)
  • Early Intervention Services
  • Transition Plan (Getting Ready to Leave Early On)
  • Special Educational Accommodations, Modifications and Consideration (Special Education: In Michigan some infants and toddlers might be eligible for Special Education services. However, not all children receive Special Education services).

_____ Let’s Look Closer at Natural Environments

______ Let’s Look Closer at Your Family’s Rights

Early On Michigan: Your Family Has Rights!

  • Service Coordinator: Helps plan supports and activities for your child.
  • Family’s Right To Disagree

_____ Let’s Look Closer at Leaving Early On (Transition) – preschoolers receiving Special Education services will need a new evaluation to determine if they are still eligible for special education. Parents of preschoolers who are eligible for Special Education services will work to develop an Individualized Education Program

Pacer Center: Preparing for Transition from Early Intervention to and Individualized Education Program

Components of IFSP and IEP

_____ Let’s Look at an Individualized Education Program

NICHCY Legacy: The Short-and-Sweet IEP Overview

Early On® Michigan – Measuring Child Outcomes – Information Guide for Parents

What is Early On?– from the Michigan Alliance for Families Webinar Series

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