Early Intervention Service Delivery
Capturing Family Information in IFSP Section II: A, B, & C
The purpose of this activity is allow learners to practice writing a complete, informative description of a family’s daily activities and routines and priorities, resources, and concerns in Section II: B and C of the IFSP.
Child Interests Can Drive Outcomes and EI Implementation
This activity is designed to support learners as they consider child interests and everyday routines to promote family-centered IFSP outcomes and interest-based EI implementation.
Collaborating with Fathers in EI
This activity is designed to build awareness of the importance of engaging fathers and facilitate reflection, discussion, and planning among EI practitioners about how they collaborate (or could improve collaboration) with fathers.
Conducting Tele-Assessments - 3-Session Plan
This activity is designed to facilitate learning, problem-solving, and reflection among early intervention (EI) practitioners about the practices they use to prepare for and conduct tele-assessment using video conferencing with families.
Determining IFSP Supports & Services
The purpose of this activity is to encourage thought and discussion about how IFSP teams determine which supports and services might be appropriate for a child and family.
Identifying “Goodness of Fit”
This activity is designed to show early interventionists how to identify the “goodness of fit” between caregivers and their children using the Infant Toddler Temperament Tool (IT3).
The purpose of this activity is to assist learners in considering strategies to identify individual interests and gathering more information using open-ended questions.
Introducing the SS-OO-PP-RR Home Visiting Method to Support Coaching Practices
This activity introduces the SS-OO-PP-RR home visiting method for coaching families during intervention visits. This approach is part of the Family-Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGRBI) model, which includes strategies for engaging families.
No Shows…What Do You Do?
This activity is designed to start a conversation about things to consider and strategies for managing repeated episodes of families not being present for scheduled visits.
Orientation to Tele-Intervention - 3-Session Plan
This activity is designed to orient new staff to tele-intervention, or providing early intervention services using video conferencing technology. It can also be used with current staff who are new to tele-intervention.
Say What? – Translating Technical Jargon (Activity A and Activity B)
The purpose of these two activities is to encourage EI practitioners to think about the technical jargon and various acronyms associated with eligibility determination, assessment for service planning, and the provision of supports and services.
Shooting the Transition Hoop
The purpose of this activity is to guide learners as they review key things to remember about transition and reflect on how they can use this information in their daily work with children and families.
Using Tele-Intervention to Conduct EI Visits - 2-Session Plan
This activity is designed to facilitate learning, problem-solving, and reflection among early intervention (EI) practitioners about the practices they use to prepare for and conduct tele-intervention visits using video conferencing with families.
Weaving in Routines
This activity is designed to help break down routines and understand how they relate to brain development.
What’s the Difference?
This activity illustrates the differences between traditional early intervention visits and visits that are aligned with the mission and key principles of early intervention.