[R-0127] S1. Laws, Policies, Procedures, and Ethical Principles

Citation: The Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center. (2012-2017). Preschool Special Education Services-Section 619. Webpage. Retrieved from: http://ectacenter.org/sec619/sec619.asp [or enter ECTA Center Preschool Special Education Servicesin your search window].

Abstract: The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) is a national center funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to support early intervention and preschool special education programs and practitioners. The ECTA Center assists states in building effective, efficient systems; scaling up and sustaining effective services; and, promoting research-based interventions for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities and their families. An overview of the center’s responsibilities is found at http://ectacenter.org/ecta_overview.asp.

This webpage contains content and links to information on amended final regulations under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a state coordinators list, State Section 619 program websites, and national reports on the implementation of Section 619 of IDEA.

Integration: This resource should be introduced in the first course early childhood students take in their program as it provides critical information for all those who work in early intervention and early childhood inclusive settings.

Content Focus: Early Intervention; Inclusion; Individualized Education Program (IEP); Individualized Family Services Plan (IFSP); National Reports on Section 619 Implementation; Parent Rights; Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); Section 619; Special Education Services; State Coordinators of Part B and Part C; State Section 619 Program Websites

Notes: Have students add this webpage address to a personal library of resources where they can find information and individuals to support them in their efforts to provide a quality education and environment in early intervention and early childhood inclusive settings.