Alignment of early childhood intervention services, interventions, and community resources to support a collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and cross-agency service delivery process for infants and young children with disabilities and their families.
- Coordinates and collaborates with the family and service providers across disciplines and agencies throughout the service delivery process.
- Uses effective communication skills (listening, speaking, writing) with others.
- Shares information and resources with service providers and agencies.3.4 Uses evidence-based practices during interventions with a child, family and/or other caregivers and teachers.
- Coordinates the delivery of early childhood intervention services, resources, and supports with service providers and agencies.
- Collaborates with service providers and agencies to facilitate a team approach to early childhood intervention.
- Collaborates with the family, service providers, and agencies to develop, implement, and monitor an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), Individualized Education Plan (IEP), or an intervention or learning plan.
- Provides information, guidance, and education to families about early childhood intervention and inclusive service delivery models.
- Demonstrates negotiation and leadership skills with service providers and agencies to problem solve and take necessary actions to benefit the child and family.
- Facilitates transitions from Part C or 619 programs to another program with the family and service providers from different disciplines and agencies.
Case studies illustrate the cross-disciplinary competencies and are for use by Higher Education faculty and Professional development staff.
Case Study: Aiden - Coordination and Collaboration