who is the ICC?
The Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) brings policy makers, service providers, and parents together. It serves young children with disabilities and developmental delays, and their families. Its members work to ensure that the supports and services offered to families are in line with their needs.
what we do
advises and assists in making policy related to early intervention services,
assists with evaluation of services,
supports interagency agreements,
identifies services that are right for infants, toddlers and preschoolers,
supports and guides local ICCs.
Since 1989, statewide early intervention planning and service delivery for infants, toddlers and preschoolers has been based on a formal interagency agreement. This agreement was developed by the thirteen state agencies involved in providing or paying for services to young children and their families. It covers such areas as child eligibility determination and responsibilities for service delivery, service evaluation and personnel training.Download North Carolina Interagency Agreement [PDF - 113 KB] >>
The ICC works through committees and task groups. It includes parent and professional members. A parent and a professional serve as co-chairs for all committees.
Executive Committee consists of ICC Officers, Committee Co-Chairs and the ICC staff.
LICC Support Committee provides technical assistance to LICCs.
Member Support Committee helps develop and provide resources, orientation, and other support activities as needed.
Task Groups address specific issues and/or tasks. They report to the ICC at its quarterly meetings. ICC members and other appropriate participants make up the task groups.
Advisory Resource Groups come from ICC members and others with topic-specific experience and knowledge. They are used when task groups are being formed. They cover the following topics: child & family outcomes, professional development, transitions and parent perspective.
Contact Denise Joyner Mbani, NC ICC Coordinator, at 919-707-5523 for more information.