Resources For Parents
Watch a video | Early Years and Parent Involvement.
This 4-minute video features a mom speaking about parent involvement opportunities and the early experience of educating her son, Trent, with Down syndrome.
Early intervention parental rights.
From the My Child Without Limits website.
Early intervention and your rights.
Tips for your child’s developmental assessment.
From ZERO TO THREE, the National Center For Infants, Toddlers and Families.
A parent’s guide to early intervention.
While this guide is written for New York parents, its basic information about EI and parent involvement will be helpful to all.
Find out about your rights in your state.
Join the Early Intervention Family Alliance.
The Early Intervention Family Alliance is a national group of family leaders dedicated to improving outcomes for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. The EIFA works to assure meaningful family involvement in the development of Part C policies and their implementation at community, state and federal levels.
Rights and safeguards of families.
Assuring the Family’s Role on the Early Intervention Team: Explaining Rights and Safeguards provides a thorough discussions of what rights and safeguards we’re talking about and includes clear, easy-to-read materials that can be shared.
A parent’s perspective.
This article, Early Intervention for Young Children on the Autism Spectrum, gives you the parent’s perspective.