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Tennessee Department of Education, 2008
This booklet introduces parents to "Tennessee's Early Intervention System" (TEIS). This system is funded through the Tennessee Department of Education. Through TEIS parents can get answers about their baby's growth and development and find the special services their child may need. Parents can also use this system to determine which…
Descriptors: Family Needs, Parent Materials, Individualized Family Service Plans, Intervention
Tennessee Department of Education, 2007
IDEA stands for The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which is the law that requires special services for children with disabilities from birth through the age of twenty-one years. This law has established the regulations on which the procedural safeguards in this booklet are based. The ten safeguards discussed include the right to:…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Disabilities, Toddlers, Parent Rights
Tennessee Department of Education, 2007
This document presents an overview of the Revised SPP, submitted February 1, 2007, as it relates to the 2005-2006 Annual Performance Report Development, also submitted February 1, 2007. The original Part C, IDEA State Performance Plan (SPP) for Tennessee was developed in conjunction with and approved by the State's Interagency Coordinating…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Hearings, Disabilities, Special Education
Tennessee Department of Education, 2006
Part C, IDEA State Performance Plan (SPP) for Tennessee was developed in conjunction with and approved by the state's Interagency Coordinating Council. The public will be made aware of the status of each Early Intervention Service Program's performance as it relates to the Targets outlined in Tennessee's SPP. The public will also be made aware of…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Special Education, Early Intervention, Educational Indicators
Addison, Susan, Ed. – Tennessee Department of Education, 2004
This initial issue of "Early Edition" launches the first edition of Tennessee's newsletter dedicated to the implementation of programs and services for young children with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The period of early childhood is the foundation for all future learning and achievement for…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Family Programs, Academic Achievement, Disabilities
Tennessee Department of Education, 2004
There is a growing body of research to support the benefits of early intervention programs for children who have or are at high risk of having a developmental disability. Tennessee's Early Intervention System (TEIS) was developed to ensure that all families of children birth through age two who have a developmental disability have access to…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Developmental Disabilities, Young Children, Referral