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A Family Guide to Participating in the Child Outcomes Measurement Process

A Family Guide to Participating in the Child Outcomes Measurement Process
Pacer

This guide helps families determine if their child's early intervention or special education program is meeting his or her needs through three child outcomes.
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Early Childhood Transition and COVID-19

Early Childhood Transition and COVID-19
Pathfinder Services of ND

The COVID-19 national emergency has brought several changes to many parts of our lives.  It is a time of big changes and transitions for ALL children and their families. For a child with a disability who is receiving early intervention services and turning three years old, an additional transition takes place for the child and their family. 
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Early Intervention Process Pocket Guide

Early Intervention Process Pocket Guide
Pathfinder Services of ND

This handy folded guide easily fits into a pocket, folder, or purse. It contains quick tips and information on the early intervention process in North Dakota, including important terms and acronyms. The inside details the 8 Steps in the Early Intervention Process.
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Guide to Early Intervention Services for North Dakota Children and Families

Guide to Early Intervention Services for North Dakota Children and Families
ND DHS

This guide describes the Department of Human Services’ early intervention programs designed to help your child and your family get the supports you want and need.
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IDEA Early Intervention Due Process Complaints and Hearing Requests - Part C Procedures

IDEA Early Intervention Due Process Complaints and Hearing Requests - Part C Procedures
CADRE

This publication is part of a series of guides on dispute resolution options available under Part C of the IDEA. These options include mediation, written state complaints, and due process complaints and hearings.
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IDEA Early Intervention Mediation

IDEA Early Intervention Mediation
CADRE

This publication is part of a series of guides on dispute resolution options available under Part C of the IDEA. These options include mediation, written state complaints, and due process complaints and hearings.
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IDEA Early Intervention Written State Complaints

IDEA Early Intervention Written State Complaints
CADRE

This publication is part of a series of guides on dispute resolution options available under Part C of the IDEA for families of infants and toddlers (Birth through Age 2). This guide covers written state complaints.
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Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) vs Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) vs Individualized Education Program (IEP)
Pathfinder Services of ND

This one sheet handout from our Early Intervention series shows the differences between the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and the Individualized Education Program (IEP).
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ND Early Childhood Outcomes Process Age Expectation Developmental Milestones

ND Early Childhood Outcomes Process Age Expectation Developmental Milestones
NDDPI

This document contains the full version of NDDPI's Age Expectation Milestones with References and Resources.
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ND Early Childhood Outcomes Process Guide

ND Early Childhood Outcomes Process Guide
NDDPI

The ND Early Childhood Outcomes Process Guide was developed to provide the reader with a general understanding of the major components of the ND ECO Process. The Guide includes the history of the development of the Early Childhood Outcomes Process at the federal and state level and a description of several components of the ND ECO Process including: Anchor Tools, the ND Child Outcome Summary Form, and Parent Participation.
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North Dakota Early Childhood Outcomes Project Brochure

North Dakota Early Childhood Outcomes Project Brochure
NDDPI

This brochure from NDDPI provides information about the North Dakota Early Childhood Outcomes Project.
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North Dakota Parent to Parent

North Dakota Parent to Parent
Family Voices of North Dakota

This brochure provides information on the North Dakota Parent to Parent program from Family Voice of ND.
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Parent Support Providers Rack Card

Parent Support Providers Rack Card
Pathfinder Services of ND

A rack card with information about Pathfinder's Parent Support Providers.
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Project Carson

Project Carson
Designer Genes

This brochure provides information about Project Carson.
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The Early Intervention 17 Services

The Early Intervention 17 Services
Pathfinder Services of ND

This one sheet handout from our Early Intervention series covers the 17 Early Intervention services.
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The Early Intervention Process

The Early Intervention Process
Pathfinder Services of ND

This one sheet handout from our Early Intervention series covers the Early Intervention Process.
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The Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)

The Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
Pathfinder Services of ND

This one sheet handout discusses the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
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The Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) Team

The Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) Team
Pathfinder Services of ND

This one sheet handout discusses the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) team.
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Transitioning from Early Intervention to Special Education

Transitioning from Early Intervention to Special Education
Pathfinder Services of ND

This one sheet handout discusses transitioning from Early Intervention to special education.
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Understanding Early Childhood Transition: A Guide for Families and Professionals

Understanding Early Childhood Transition: A Guide for Families and Professionals
NDDPI

This guide was initiated as a workbook to provide an outline of transition activities, timelines, contact and program information, questions, and concerns to guide parents through each step of the transition process.
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Online Resources

Key Terms to Know in Early Intervention

Key Terms to Know in Early Intervention
CPIR

Early intervention is full of terms that people constantly use in writing and in conversation, and it is important to know what those terms mean.
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You Are Not Alone - For Parents When They Learn That Their Child Has a Disability

You Are Not Alone - For Parents When They Learn That Their Child Has a Disability
CPIR

If you have recently learned that your child has a developmental delay or a disability (which may or may not be completely defined), this message may be for you. It is written from the personal perspective of a parent who has shared this experience and all that goes with it.
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Your Parental Rights: North Dakota's Early Intervention Services: How the Law Works for You

Your Parental Rights: North Dakota's Early Intervention Services: How the Law Works for You
ND DHS

This resource for parents explains your rights to early intervention services that will provide you with the support and information you need to help your child grow and learn.
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Webinars

17 Services - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar

17 Services - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar
Pathfinder Services of ND

17 Services is part of our Pathfinder Shortcuts webinar series. The webinars in this series are designed to be short (under 10 minutes) overviews of different topics for those who want an introduction to a topic, a summary of important details, or a quick refresher. This PSND Shortcut will give you a brief overview of the areas of service in the Early Intervention program.
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Early Intervention - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar

Early Intervention - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar
Pathfinder Services of ND

Early Intervention is the first in our Pathfinder Shortcuts webinar series. The webinars in this series are designed to be short (under 10 minutes) overviews of different topics for those who want an introduction to a topic, a summary of important details, or a quick refresher. This Shortcut will cover the eight steps in the Early Intervention process.
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Early Intervention and COVID-19

Early Intervention and COVID-19
Pathfinder Services of ND

This webinar discusses what Early Intervention Services can look like during the COVID-19 outbreak. Information on where to find additional resources is provided. In addition, we share some fun ideas of things you can do in your home with younger children, including sensory play and other DIY activities.
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Early Intervention Process in North Dakota

Early Intervention Process in North Dakota
Pathfinder Services of ND

Are you aware that there are 8 steps in the early intervention process? Do you know what should happen before a meeting or what the timelines are for services? In this webinar, we will go over the importance of each step that is involved in the early intervention process.
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Early Intervention Transition - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar

Early Intervention Transition - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar
Pathfinder Services of ND

Early Intervention Transition is part of our Pathfinder Shortcuts webinar series. The webinars in this series are designed to be short (under 10 minutes) overviews of different topics for those who want an introduction to a topic, a summary of important details, or a quick refresher. This PSND Shortcut is a quick overview of the early intervention transition process.
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Early Intervention: 7 Acronyms & 9 Key Terms

Early Intervention: 7 Acronyms & 9 Key Terms
Pathfinder Services of ND

Are you starting your journey through early intervention? Parents and Professionals can gain a better understanding of the terms and acronyms used in early intervention. This webinar will help lay out the terms and acronyms most commonly used while also offering a description of each.
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Early Intervention: Screenings, Evaluations, Assessments and Individualized Family Service Plans

Early Intervention: Screenings, Evaluations, Assessments and Individualized Family Service Plans
Pathfinder Services of ND

This webinar will identify and discuss the importance of the process that is followed to evaluate and assess children. We will then learn about the Individualized Family Service Plan, the team members involved, and how each one has an important role to setting up the plan for the family.
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Early Intervention: Transition Process, Lead Agency Notification to LEA and SEA, Transition Plan, and Procedural Safeguards

Early Intervention: Transition Process, Lead Agency Notification to LEA and SEA, Transition Plan, and Procedural Safeguards
Pathfinder Services of ND

Transition is a huge milestone and can be scary for the family involved. This webinar will go more in depth regarding topics to help families as well as professionals better understand the process. This webinar will examine the following: What is Transition? Who needs to know that a child will be transitioning? How to choose a transition plan and who is included in the team.
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Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar

Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar
Pathfinder Services of ND

Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) is part of our Pathfinder Shortcuts webinar series. The webinars in this series are designed to be short (under 10 minutes) overviews of different topics for those who want an introduction to a topic, a summary of important details, or a quick refresher. This Shortcut will cover the steps in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) process and lists additional resources to help you in your journey.
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Websites

Early Intervention (ND Department of Human Services)

Early Intervention (ND Department of Human Services)

Early intervention means early assistance. This program is designed to identify children at risk in the earliest stages, when the right help can make all the difference.
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