ERIC Number: ED453636
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Ensuring the Early Identification of Children with Special Needs: Strategies for Working with the Health Care Community. Resource Packet from the NECTAS Audio Conference (October 1, 1997).
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC.; Federation for Children with Special Needs, Boston, MA.
This packet was assembled to share the contents of an audio conference sponsored by the National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NECTAS) on October 1, 1997. The purpose of the audio conference was to identify strategies for improving communication and working relationships with the health care community, including HMOs, to ensure the early identification and referral of young children with special needs to early intervention and preschool services. Presenters included Ellen Hunt Landry, Corinne Garland, Carl Cooley, and Dan Olsten. Approximately 40 people participated in the call and many submitted questions that helped to shape the content of the conference. The packet includes: (1) an audiotape of the complete conference call; (2) copies of the resource materials submitted by the presenters; (3) a list of the presenters; and (4) a list of participants with contact information. (Author/SG)
Descriptors: Communications, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Early Identification, Early Intervention, Health Maintenance Organizations, Infants, Integrated Services, Preschool Education, Primary Health Care, Toddlers
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NECTAS), 137 E. Franklin St., Suite 500, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3628. Tel: 919-962-8426; Tel: 877-574-3194 (TDD); Fax: 919-966-7463; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.nectas.unc.edu.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC.; Federation for Children with Special Needs, Boston, MA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act