Beginning the Journey - Part I
Beginning the Journey I
Wednesday, July 13th, 7:30pm
This is an online event.
Join Parent Training Coordinator Luz Oquendo and Assistant Director Soren Richardson in part one of this two-part series as they share their journey of accessing Early Intervention Services for children from birth to 3-years old, the Early Steps Program, and the process of transitioning from Early Intervention Services to the Prekindergarten Program for children living with Disabilities.
Beginning the Journey I Workshop Agenda:
Beginning the Journey Part I Description:
Each child grows at an individual pace. Research data tells us that meeting the developmental milestones during the first three years of a child's life is critical for lifelong learning. For children living with or at risk of developing developmental delays, early intervention services can play a critical role in helping children living with disabilities realize their full potential.
Topics Covered in Beginning the Journey I Workshop Include:
- What is Early Intervention and why is it so important?
- Five Primary Areas of Childhood Development Every Parent Should Know
- Eligibility Criteria for Early Intervention Services
- How Early Intervention Services are Funded
- The Early Steps Program - Florida's Early Intervention Provider
- How to access Early Intervention Services and the Early Steps Program
- The Process of Securing Intervention Services
- The Goals of Initial Assessments and Evaluations
- How the Individual Family Support Plan (IFSP) is Written
- Providing Services in the Child's Natural Environment
- The IFSP Review and Revision Process
- The Procedural Safeguards and Dispute Resolution Process