ECSE & Transition

ECSE & Transition - EARLY CH I LDH OOD SPECI AL EDUCATI...

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Unformatted text preview: EARLY CH I LDH OOD SPECI AL EDUCATI ON & TRANSI TI ON T O ADULTH OOD What is Early Intervention (EI) & Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) ? Focus of EI and ECSE programs is to provide developmental and educational services to children who are: 1. Developmentally delayed 2. Have known disabilities/impairments 3. Are at-risk * 4. EI serves children 0-2years 5. ECSE programs serve children 3-5 years What Factors cause Children to be at Risk? 1. Established Risk Factors- have a developmental delay, or a diagnosed medical disorder or a physical or mental condition with a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay. 2. Suspected/Biological Risk Factors- have prenatal, perinatal, neonatal and early developmental events that may have affected childs CNS development. 3. Environmental Risk Factors- infants and toddlers whose environment/environmental experience may limit/impede their development LEGAL FOUNDATIONS OF EI & ECSE PROGRAMS PL 99-457, EHA Amendments of 1986 extended the rights all rights and privileges of PL 94-142 to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers 0-5 yrs and to their families Two components of the PL 99-457 1. The preschool component (ages 3-5 yrs)- also referred to as Part B programs 1. Mandated 2. With IEP 2. The infant component (ages 0-2 yrs)- also referred to Part C programs (previously Part H programs) 1. Recommended 2. With IFSP...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SPE 300 taught by Professor . during the Spring '06 term at Alabama.

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