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)

Individualized Family Service Plan Required Elements– You can ask your Coordinator for a copy of the form your district uses

  • 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
  • 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: Procedural Safeguards

_____ 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 found eligible for Special Education services will work to develop an Individualized Education Program

_____ 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

More topics for parents of infants and toddlers can be found on our webpage dedicated to resources for Babies and Toddlers, or search the bigger A-Z list or  contact us

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

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