ERIC Number: ED498670
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Part C Updates: 9th Edition
Danaher, Joan; Goode, Sue; Lazara, Alex
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)
"Part C Updates" is a compilation of information on various aspects of the Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities (Part C) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This is the ninth volume in a series of compilations, which included two editions of Part H Updates, the former name of the program. Several items have been reprinted in their entirety from the original sources. The intent of Part C Updates is to collect, in a convenient format, a variety of resources that meet the information needs of state and jurisdictional Part C program staff, the Office of Special Education Programs of the U.S. Department of Education, and policy makers at all levels. Following an introduction, the report contains three sections. Section I: Part C Program Administration, contains: (1) Minimum Components Under IDEA of a Statewide Comprehensive System of Early Intervention Services to Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs; (2) Annual Part C Appropriations and Children Served; (3) Part C Allocations to State and Jurisdictional Lead Agencies; (4) Part C Funding Cycles; (5) U.S. Department of Education Organization Chart; (6) OSEP Part C State Contacts; (7) State and Jurisdictional Part C Lead Agencies; (8) Part C Coordinators and Infant/Toddler Program Contacts in States and Jurisdictions; (9) Chairs of State Interagency Coordinating Councils; and (10) Contact List of State ICC Staff. Section II: Part C Program Implementation Resources, contains: (1) States' Part C Rules, Regulations and Policies: On-line Resources; (2) Part C Technical Assistance: State Approaches (Project Forum at NASDSE, May 2007); (3) Why Young Children Enter Early Intervention Services (FPG Snapshot, January 2007); (4) Public Awareness and Child Find Activities in Part C Early Intervention Programs by Dunst, C.J. and Clow, P.W. (Cornerstones Vol. 3 No.1, January 2007); (5) Measuring Child Outcomes: State Part C Activities by Kahn, L. and Rooney, R. (ECO, January 2007); (6) Implications of the CAPTA Requirement for Referrals from Child Welfare to Part C by Keller-Allen, C. (Project Forum at NASDSE, January 2007); and (7) Impact of Credentials on Personnel Preparation (The Center To Inform Personnel Preparation Policy And Practice In Early Intervention And Early Childhood Special Education, July 2006. Section III contains Part C Data. The report also consists of trend data on: Child Count, Settings, Exiting, and Services. Appended is: Federal Statute, and contains: Part C of Public Law 108-446, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004.
Descriptors: Credentials, Information Needs, Early Intervention, Program Administration, Child Welfare, Disabilities, Toddlers, Infants, Program Implementation
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC). Campus Box 8040, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040. Tel: 919-962-2001; Fax: 919-966-7463; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.nectac.org/pubs/pubs.asp
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center, Chapel Hill, NC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part C