These are the resources that were used to create this Guide:

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?


Louisiana Department of Health (LDH).


Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE).


Ward, E. Tips on Transitioning from EI to the Special Education System


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