[R-0102] S7. Family and Community

Citation: The Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center. (2012-2017). For Families. Webpage. Retrieved from http://ectacenter.org/families.asp [or enter “ECTA Families” in your search window].

Abstract: This page is designed to help families understand their rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), connect with other families, and find high-quality resources related to caring for infants, toddlers and young children with disabilities.

Integration: The information and links presented at this webpage fit well with content presented in early childhood courses Infants, Toddlers and Twos; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Child Development and Child, Family and Community.

Content Focus: Administrators; Child Development; Child, Family and Community; Complaint Resolution; Early Childhood; Early Intervention; Empower; Families; Family Assistance; Individualized Education Program (IEP); Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP); Infants, Toddlers and Twos; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Parent Information; Parent Participation; Parent Resources; Parent Rights; Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); Preschoolers; Procedural Safeguards; Section 619; Special Education

Notes: A suggested activity for scholars is to have them research at least one resource listed for families at the bottom of this webpage and report on how they would use it when working in an early intervention or early childhood inclusive setting.