- Graduate Certificate - Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Spoken Language Professional (Nov. 2011)
- Illinois Early Intervention CBO
The Department of Human Services' designee for processing the state's payment of claims to EI providers and linkage with the Illinois Cornerstone System. Maintains provider data interface with Cornerstone.
- Fact sheet about Occupational Therapy for young children.
- Early Intervention Part C listing for all 50 states
The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for personal health information held by covered entities and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information. At the same time, the Privacy Rule is balanced so that it permits the disclosure of personal health information needed for patient care and other important purposes.
- Illinois Developmental Therapy Association
The Illinois Developmental Therapy Association (IDTA) is a non-profit professional organization incorporated in January 2006. The mission and purpose of the Illinois Developmental Therapy Association is to provide the highest quality services to children with disabilities and delays and their families through promoting and supporting the interests of Developmental Therapists.
- Illinois EI Training Program
Provides training opportunities for early intervention professionals in Illinois based out of the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Chicago funded through a grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services Bureau of Early Intervention.
- Early Intervention Monitoring Program
The purpose of the Early Intervention Monitoring Program, provided by Suburban Access, Inc. is to ensure that state and federal regulations regarding the delivery of Early Intervention services to infants and toddlers under the age of 3 are met.
- STARnet Regional Offices
Illinois STARnet provides a variety of opportunities for personal and professional growth for those who touch the lives of young children, ages birth through 8, with an emphasis on children with special needs. STARnet supports family-centered, researched and effective practices in early childhood education and care.
- Center for Best Practices/Early Childhood Education
The mission of the Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood is to develop and promote practices designed to improve educational opportunities for all young children.
- Early Intervention Parents As Leaders
The Early Intervention Parents As Leaders program will identify, train and support 100 new Parent Leaders whose children are receiving EI services, or have exited the EI system within 6 months of their application.
- American Association for Home-Based Early Interventionists
The American Association for Home-Based Early Interventionists (pronounced AH-BE) serves families and those working in the field of early intervention with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with special needs.
- Illinois EI Clearinghouse
The Illinois Early Childhood Intervention Clearinghouse, funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services, has been providing library and information services on early intervention issue. Their mission is to make available state-of-the-art library and information resources related to early childhood intervention to the citizens of Illinois.
- Hearing and Vision Early Intervention Outreach
Hearing and Vision Early Intervention Outreach is a program funded by the Department of Human Services since 1999. They develop and provide training and technical assistance at no charge to Early Intervention providers, parents, and any interested party who provides services to infants, toddlers and young children who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Visually Impaired.
- National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center supports the implementation of the early childhood provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Our mission is to strengthen service systems to ensure that children with disabilities (birth through 5) and their families receive and benefit from high quality, culturally appropriate, and family-centered supports and services.
- Information About Specific Disabilities
This directory will help you locate more information on a specific disability.
- Natural Environments
The purpose of this website is to provide information and resources related to how to use evidence-based practices to provide supports to families within the context of their natural learning environments. This website is designed for therapists and educators working in early intervention and early childhood and preschool programs as well as parents of children from birth to five years of age.
- Technical Assistance Alliance for Parents
The Technical Assistance Alliance for Parent Centers is an innovative project that supports a unified technical assistance system for the purpose of developing, assisting and coordinating Parent Training and Information Projects and Community Parent Resource Centers under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
- National Info Center/Youth with Disabilities
NICHCY stands for the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities serving as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth, IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education, No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and research-based information on effective educational practices.
- Assessment Tools
A directory of assessment insturments covering an array of disciplines.