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).

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 Manual: provides detailed information on ITP policies, procedures, and recommended practices related to the federal and state's early intervention requirements.

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

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).

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.

Infant Toddler Program Manual: provides detailed information on ITP policies, procedures and recommended practices related to the federal and state's early intervention requirements.

Needs, Dreams, and IFSPs Guidance Document for Supervisors: online training that introduces new Infant-Toddler Program Early Intervention staff to the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) used to implement services for eligible infants and toddlers and their families.

Orientation to Early Intervention Guidance Document for Supervisors: a detailed outline, timeframe and checklist for use by supervisors that describes the orientation process for new early intervention staff.

Reports

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).

Helpful Links

Online training available at AHEConnect