Serving Children with Disabilities: Resources
Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners provides resources for serving children with disabilities.
- National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (website) - NECTAC provides a wide array of resources including a searchable database of transition research, policy, and transition practice.
- CONNECT Modules (webpage) - include videos, activities and narrative to guide you in learning how to serve children with disabilities effectively. Titles include: Embedded Interventions; Transition; Communication for Collaboration; Family Professional Partnerships; Assistive Technology; Dialogic Reading Practices and Tiered Instruction
- The Importance of Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and their Families (pdf) - This fact sheet from NECTAC provides a brief overview of the Part C program and quick facts from the research on early brain development, the importance of intervening early, the benefits of early intervention, and current unmet needs.
- Siskin Children's Institute (website) - Center for Child and Family Research
- Robin McWilliam Early Intervention in Natural Environments (blog)
- HS-IDEA Comparison, age Birth to 3 in English (pdf)
HS-IDEA Comparison, age Birth to 3 en Espanol (pdf) - A Comparison of Head Start Regulations for Children with Disabilities and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997b Regulations
- Arizona State University Tots-n-Tech (webpage) - Activities for supporting functional skills through routines
- EZ at 2 - (pdf) - From The Pacer Center, simple assistive technology ideas for children Birth to 3
- EZ AT - (pdf) - The Pacer Center's guide for assistive technology activities for children ages 3-8 with disabilities
- Head Start Center for Inclusion (website) - Training materials and resources to increase the competence, confidence, and effectiveness of personnel in Head Start programs to include children with disabilities.
- Results Matter Video Library (webpage) - Videos produced by the Colorado Dept. of Education to help providers better understand ways to use observation, documentation, & assessment to inform practice. You can view the clips online or download QuickTime versions of the videos for use in educational and professional development activities.
- Center on Technology and Disability (website)- Operated by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), offers multiple assistive/instructional technology resources.
- FIPP: Family Infant and Preschool Program (website) - The Center for the Advanced Study of Excellence (CASE) in Early Childhood and Family Support Practices is an applied research institute that promotes practitioners' and parents' use of practices informed by research findings.