Click these buttons to find a list of references used to create this Guide, and some additional resources for you to learn more:
Centers for Disease Control (2016).Developmental Milestones.
Centers for Disease Control (2011).Making a Plan for Your Child: IFSP Considerations for Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Center for Parent Information and Resources (2016).Developmental Milestones.
Center for Parent Information and Resources (2014).Overview of Early Intervention.
Early Intervention Specialists (2011).What is Early Intervention?
Family Ties of Massachusetts (2012). Welcome to Early Intervention Services.
Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services (2016). EarlyIntervention(EI) Information for Families.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (2013). Early Intervention Operational Standards.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (2014).Early Intervention Services: Specialty Services for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (2002). IFSP Guidance: For families and staff to use when developing Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (2013).Massachusetts Early Intervention and You: Your Notice of Family Rights and Procedural Safeguards.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (2008). Universal IFSP Form.
Ward, E. Tips on Transitioning from EI to the Special Education System.
If you want to learn more, look through these helpful resources.Click on the titles or web address, and they'll open in a new tab or window. Remember you can print this out and look at them later! (That's why we wrote out the web addresses.)
Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services: Early Intervention (EI ) Information for Families
Center for Parent Informational Resources: DevelopmentalMilestones
Continuing the Journey: Best Practices in Early Childhood Transition
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