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Children's Medical Services - Special services for children with special needs
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Indicator Descriptions

Indicator 1 (Timely Services): Percent of infants and toddlers with IFSPs who receive their early intervention services on their IFSPs in a timely manner.

Indicator 2 (Natural Environment):  Percent of infants and toddlers with IFSPs who primarily receive early intervention services in the home or community-based settings.

Indicator 3 (Child Outcomes):  Percent of infants and toddlers with IFSPs who demonstrate improved:

  1. Positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships)
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  2. Acquisition and use of knowledge and skills.
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  3. Use of appropriate behaviors to meet needs.
    • Summary Statement 1:Percent of infants/toddlers with substantial increase in rate of growth in each outcome by age 3 or exit, divided by all infants/toddlers who entered exited EI below age level.  
    • Summary Statement 2: Percent of infants/toddlers within age expectations in each outcome by age three or program exit.

Indicator 4 (Family Outcomes): Percent of families participating in Part C who report that early intervention services have helped the family: (a) know their rights; (b) effectively communicate their children’s needs; and (c) help their children develop and learn.

Indicator 5 (Birth to 1 Child Find): Percent of infants and toddlers birth to 1 with IFSPs compared to national data.

Indicator 6 (Birth to 3 Child Find): Percent of infants and toddlers birth to 3 with IFSPs compared to national data.

Indicator 7 (Timeliness of IFSP): Percent of eligible infants and toddlers with IFSPs for whom an evaluation and assessment and an initial IFSP meeting were conducted within Part C’s 45-day timeline.

Indicator 8 (Transition): Percent of all children exiting Part C who received timely transition planning for whom LA, within required timeline, (A) Developed IFSPs with transition steps and services; (B) notification to LEA and SEA of child’s potential eligibility, (C) Conducted transition conference.