ERIC Number: ED471880
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Oct-15
Reference Count: N/A
The National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study (NEILS) Design Overview.
Hebbeler, Kathleen; Wagner, Mary
The National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study (NEILS) is being conducted to address some of the most important questions related to the implementation and outcomes of Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). NEILS is following a nationally representative sample of children from birth to 3 years old and their families through and after their early intervention experiences. This report provides context and methodological background for interpreting the findings from NEILS. It describes the research questions, conceptual framework, sample, data collection instruments and procedures, and timeline for the study. (Author/SG)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Data Collection, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation, Family Characteristics, Federal Legislation, Infants, Longitudinal Studies, Program Design, Research Methodology, State Programs, Student Characteristics, Toddlers, Young Children
For full text: http://www.sri.com/neils.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: SRI International, Menlo Park, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part C