north carolina INFANT-TODDLER PROGRAM
(NC ITP)

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for families

Publications

Be Early Brochure: provides basic information about the ITP and what to do if there are concerns about a child's development. Also includes a checklist of developmental milestones for the first year of life.

Milestones Chart: helps parents determine whether their child is meeting developmental milestones during the first three years.

Assistive Technology Loaning Program: Care and Cleaning Instructions: provides proper care and cleaning instructions for assistive technology devices.

Early Childhood Transitions in NC: A Parent's Guide to the Infant-Toddler & Preschool Programs: helps parents be successful partners in planning for their child's transition from the Infant-Toddler Program to the Preschool Program.

Eligibility Definition: describes who is eligible for services in the NC Infant Toddler Program under the Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Notice of Child & Family Rights: describes the child and family's rights while in the ITP, as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Parent Handbook: helps parents understand the role and philosophy of the Infant-Toddler Program and answers key questions concerning its policies and procedures.

The Importance of Early Intervention: provides information on the importance, benefits, and the take home messages of early intervention.

Reports

State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP):

Federal Part C Grant Applications:

NC Annual Performance Reports: these reports describe how the Infant-Toddler program is performing on all federal government required indicators.

NC Part C State Performance Plan: describes the overall plan for early intervention in NC as required by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

Data

Helpful Links

for professionals, providers & staff

Publications

Be Early Brochure: provides basic information about the ITP and what to do if there are concerns about a child's development. Also includes a checklist of developmental milestones for the first year of life.

Assistive Technology Loaning Program: Care and Cleaning Instructions: provides proper care and cleaning instructions for assistive technology devices.

Child Outcomes Guidance Document for Supervisors: a supplement to an online training to help supervisors guide new staff in understanding child outcomes measurement and the Child Outcomes Summary Form (COSF).

Eligibility Definition: describes who is eligible for services in the NC Infant Toddler Program under the Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Growing Up Naturally - Early Intervention in Natural Environments: provides practical information and guidance on the rationale behind the "what," "why," and "how" to providing services in a child's natural environment and the benefits to children, families and the programs that serves them.

Guiding Practices for Early Childhood Transitions in NC: provides an outline of activities, timelines, and recommended practices to facilitate a child's transition from the Infant-Toddler Program to the Preschool Program.

Infant Toddler Program Guidance for Personnel Certification 2014: describes the requirements and competencies necessary to be certified in the ITP.

Reports

State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP):

Federal Part C Grant Applications:

NC Annual Performance Reports: These reports describe how the Infant-Toddler program is performing on all federal government required indicators.

NC Part C State Performance Plan: Describes the overall plan for early intervention in NC as required by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

Data

Helpful Links

Online training available at AHEConnect