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INTECA: Discovery of Themes to Guide Frameworks Poster

Presented at CRIEI 2024 on February 16, 2024 by INTECA’s Mandy Reeve. The INTECA project will increase the body of knowledge on equitable approaches for implementing and integrating technology into informal and formal authentic assessments in early intervention and preschool special education.

Telepractice for Part C Early Intervention Services: Considerations for Effective Implementation and Medicaid Reimbursement

This document can support states in securing Medicaid coverage for telepractice as a method of service delivery beyond the public health emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic. States can use the resource to develop their own state-specific policies and procedures for using Medicaid dollars to reimburse for telepractice.

Telepractice Going Forward: Developing State Guidance for Ongoing Use of the Service Delivery Method

This PowerPoint presentation describes how Washington and Connecticut developed telepractice guidance and communication plans to support families, providers, and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DEC Recommended Practices

Assessment is one of the topic areas in the DEC Recommended Practices. These recommendations are provided for practitioners.

Learning Guide: Using Authentic Assessment to Promote Children’s Learning

This document, for practitioners, supplements the DEC Recommended Practices by providing a more in-depth explanation of authentic assessment.

Virtual Service Delivery in Response to COVID-19 Disruptions

In this resource, the National Association of School Psychologists provides their guidance around remote service delivery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Early Intervention and Telehealth during the COVID-19 Crisis: A Guide for EI Providers

This article by Zero to Three highlights the importance of continuity in early intervention and telehealth during times of crisis.

Assessment Tools for Planning Instruction and Monitoring Young Children’s Progress Remotely

This resource provides information about tools for planning and monitoring progress that can be administered remotely

Norm-Referenced Assessment Tools for Children Birth to Age Five Years with Potential for Remote Administration for Eligibility Determination

The table includes norm-referenced tools for children birth through five years old with one or more domains that can be administered by observation, interview, and/or parent/caregiver checklist

Screening Tools for Children Birth to Age Five Years with Potential for Remote Administration

This resource is a list of screening tools that can be completed remotely when the practitioner cannot be in the room with the child