Directories and Support Groups for Families with Disabled Young Children

There are several organizations and agencies that provide support services for families of young children with disabilities.  MSDE’s Special Education and Early Intervention Services Division provides the following directories: Child Find Directory Local Infants and Toddlers Program Directors Local Infants and Toddlers Programs: Single Point of Entry Preschool Special Education Coordinators Local Family Support Network,… Continue Reading Directories and Support Groups for Families with Disabled Young Children

Family Advocacy Resources

Parents, care providers, and community members are often the best sources of information about the pressing needs of the early intervention community. Here are several resources that provide information to people who want to advocate for young children with disabilities and their families. Continue Reading Family Advocacy Resources

Key Principles in Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education

To narrow the school readiness gap, high-quality, coordinated early childhood services are critical to foster the growth and development of infants, toddlers and preschool-age children who have disabilities or developmental delay and to build and sustain family capacity. Continue Reading Key Principles in Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education