ERIC Number: ED422707
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep-30
Reference Count: N/A
Alaska's Infant Learning Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families: Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Annual Report July 1, 1996-September 30, 1997.
Alaska State Dept. of Health and Social Services, Juneau. Div. of Family and Youth Services.
This booklet describes services provided in Alaska for infants and toddlers with special developmental needs under Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in 1996-1997. Introductory information includes a mission statement, a listing of six early intervention service principles, and a summary of the history of early intervention in Alaska. Next, eligibility standards under Part H are identified, noting that 882 infants and toddlers were enrolled in 1996, including 470 who were Part H eligible, a 17 percent increase over the previous year. Information on Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) is provided, including a table detailing specific services that are part of IFSPs. The following section identifies the 17 Infant Learning Programs in the state's 17 regions. A summary of major activities reports accomplishments during the year regarding program standards and the review process, training/early intervention, the comprehensive system of personnel development, personnel standards, the paraprofessional service system, accessing funds, procedural safeguards and mediation, the Alaska Transition Training Initiative, and data collection. The final section reports accomplishments of the Interagency Coordinating Council's Early Intervention Committee. Listings of Committee members and program publications are attached. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Health and Social Services, Juneau. Div. of Family and Youth Services.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part H