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Early Steps NewsLetter Banner inlcudes topical issues:New Staff in ESSO,ESSO Public Participation Process


  • New Staff in the Early Steps State Office ESSO
  • Important Upcoming Florida Medicaid Policy Change- Only Electronic Claims Accepted Starting 8-1-2018
  • Florida Receives 2018 Part C Results- Driven Accountability Percentage and Determination
  • Florida Receives 2018 Part C Results- Driven Accountability Percentage and Determination


  • Implementation Research and Practice for Early Childhood Development
  • Milestones in Action- Now Available in Spanish
  • Baby Talk- Resources to Support the People Who Work with Infants and Toddlers
  • Diversity-Informed Tenets for Work with Infants, Children and Families

The Early Steps State Office (ESSO) is pleased to publish May-June 2018 edition of the Early Steps Newsletter. The purpose of the newsletter is to share updates, and resources related to early intervention in Florida and nationwide with Local Early Steps (LES) directors, staff and stakeholders. The newsletter is delivered electronically bi-monthly and will highlight useful information on what is happening at the state and national level.

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