Hosted by the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR)

Date | February 2, 2022

Presenters |

Brenda Wilkins, Federal-State Lead for Special Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

Jennifer Barrett-Zitkus, Education Program Specialist and State Lead, Monitoring and State Improvement Planning (MSIP), U.S. Department of Education, OSEP

Janette Guerra, State Lead, Co-Lead for MSIP’s Early Childhood Inclusion and Military Families,  U.S. Department of Education, OSEP

Lisa Pagano, Policy Specialist, Monitoring and State Improvement Planning (MSIP), U.S. Department of Education, OSEP

Jennifer Miley, Part C State Lead and the Family Engagement Lead within MSIP, U.S. Department of Education, OSEP

Summary

This webinar for Parent Centers focuses on important guidance from the U.S. Department of Education. Presenters from OSEP review the new Part C guidance documents: (1) Return to School Roadmap: Child Find, Referral, and Eligibility; and Return to School Roadmap: Provision of Early Intervention Services. The Department issued the guidance interpreting the requirements of IDEA in response to requests from a diverse group of stakeholders, including Parent Centers. Both roadmaps are also available in Spanish, as is this webinar.
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Listen to the Webinar in English

The recording of the 57-minute webinar is on our YouTube channel, at:
https://youtu.be/iss97qnP7wY

We embed the webinar here, for your convenience:

 

Este webinar también está disponible en español: https://youtu.be/cN_d_y2Ki_8 (Webinar in Spanish)

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Resources

Many valuable resources were highlighted during this webinar. For your convenience, CPIR is pleased to list the majority of those resources below, with links, so you can readily connect with those of interest.

Return to School Roadmap:  Child Find, Referral, and Eligibility
Access this Part C roadmap in English and Spanish via CPIR’s abstract, at:
https://www.parentcenterhub.org/roadmap-child-find-referral-eligibility/

Return to School Roadmap: Provision of Early Intervention Services
Access this Part C roadmap in English and Spanish via CPIR’s abstract, at:
https://www.parentcenterhub.org/early-intervention-roadmap/

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Part C Child Find Self-Assessment 
https://ectacenter.org/topics/earlyid/tools.asp

Part C Child Find Self-Assessment: Quick Start Guide
https://dasycenter.org/part-c-child-find-self-assessment-quick-start-guide/

Identify Meaningful Differences in Child Find
https://dasycenter.org/identify-meaningful-differences-in-child-find/

Part C Child Find Funnel Chart Tool
https://dasycenter.org/part-c-child-find-funnel-chart-tool/

Developing High-Quality, Functional IFSP Outcomes and IEP Goals Training Package
https://ectacenter.org/knowledgepath/ifspoutcomes-iepgoals/ifspoutcomes-iepgoals.asp

Transition from Part C to Part B, Section 619 Services: Review of Existing Documentation for Children
https://ectacenter.org/~docs/topics/transition/transition-review-documentation.docx

Federal IDEA Part C and Part B Transition Requirements for Late Referrals to IDEA Part C (2018)
https://ectacenter.org/~pdfs/topics/transition/Timeline_for_late_referral.pdf

Early Childhood Transition Timeline for SPP/APR Indicators C-8A, 8B, 8C, B-11 and B-12 
https://ectacenter.org/~pdfs/topics/transition/timeline_flowchart_APR_indicators_09-12_OSEP_approved.pdf

ECTA Practice Improvement Tools
https://ectacenter.org/decrp/

Early Childhood Recommended Practices Modules
https://rpm.fpg.unc.edu/welcome

National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI) Family Resources
https://challengingbehavior.cbcs.usf.edu/Implementation/family.html

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