Early Childhood (students ages 0-3)
Planning Region Team Resource Guide
Family Guide to Early Intervention Services in Nebraska
The Understanding Family Rights in Nebraska’s Early Development Network, DVD that was distributed to teams at the Results Matter Conference in Kearney is now posted on the EDN website. We hope this is a valuable tool for you to use with your families. The link is, http://edn.ne.gov/parentrights.html, scroll down a ways to find the video.
A new version of the Parents’ Rights in Special Education forms for Part B is on the NDE Website. The web address is https://cdn.education.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Parent-Rights-for-Special-Education-3-21.pdf Part B is for children 3-21. You can continue to use the May 2009 update through the remainder of the 2011-2012 school year.
IDEA Part C Procedural Safeguards
Social Emotional Tips For Families with Infants – Provides a set of (5) one-page posters that families can refer to during specific daily routines including: dressing, meal time, play time, resting and diapering. Putting these posters up around the house can serve as a reminder of what to say or do to nurture the social and emotional health of their infants every day.
Social Emotional Tips For Providers Caring For Infants – Provides a set of (5) one-page posters that families can refer to during specific daily routines including: dressing, meal time, play time, resting and diapering. Putting these posters up around the classroom can serve as a reminder of what to say or do to nurture the social and emotional health of infants every day.
Rule 52 – Regulations and Standards for the Provision of Early Intervention Services.
Link: Rule 52 – 2014
Assistive Technology Parent Support Guide for Part C (0-3) Services – This guide was developed in partnership between the Nebraska PTI and the ATP Education Program. It is designed to help parents/families understand assistive technology, the purpose of assistive technology, and the importance of assistive technology within the context of Part C (0-3) services. Examples of potential assistive technology across multiple domains are provided. Key questions for parents/families are suggested for three stages that may be encountered during Part C services: (1) thinking about assistive technology needs; (2) thinking about assistive technology once the child has devices/systems written into his/her IFSP; and (3) transitioning from Part C to Part B services.
Early Childhood Contact:
Parent Support Coordinator (Infants, Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers)
Connie provides training, information and support to:
- Families who have babies and young children that qualifies for services through Nebraska’s Early Development Network and those moving into a pre-school setting
- Family members on the Early Childhood Inter Agency Coordinating Council and family members of local Planning Region Teams
- Parents starting or sustaining a family support organization in their community
- Parents who provide peer support to other parents
Connie and her husband have three children, two of them have Autism. She came to PTI Nebraska in 2007.