State and local resources

A list of acronyms and definitions of terms related to IDEA Part C, Early Development and Services Coordination.
Answers4Families.org is Nebraska’s support and information connection for families and professionals seeking assistance. This web site is a collection of articles, resources and referrals.
Autism Society works to improve the lives of every family affected by autism.
Download Nebraska Early Development Network brochures
Developmental TIPS is a developmental follow-up program coordinated through the Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in collaboration with Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska Department of Education, and 10 area hospitals.
The purpose of the ECICC is to advise and assist collaborating agencies in carrying out the provisions of state and federal statutes pertaining to early childhood care and education initiatives under state supervision.
The Early Childhood Training Center provides the state leadership for the Early Learning Connection, Nebraska's early childhood professional development system.
Early Intervention (EI) Process for Initial Referrals When Using the RBI
The Enable Savings Plan allows Nebraskans with certain disabilities to create tax-advantaged ABLE savings accounts to pay for qualified disability-related expenses. 
This document is for any parent who has a concern regarding the development of their infant/toddler or whose infant/toddler has health care needs.
Communicate via e-mail with other people who are interested in the issues facing the specific target groups through email discussion groups hosted by Answers4Families.
A self-paced tutorial designed to help Nebraska parents and professionals create better Individual Family Service Plans (IFSPs) for young children with disabilities
ATP is a resource for individuals with disabilities for borrowing and purchasing assistive technology equipment and for consulting with specialists regarding accessibility issues.
Up-to-date information and training based on current research about autism spectrum disorders
Official State of Nebraska Nebraska Department of Education website to support and prepare all Nebraskans for learning earning and living.
The Department of Health and Human Services provides important and, often times, life-sustaining services to Nebraskans.
It is the intent of the Legislature to assist in securing early intervention services to infants or toddlers with disabilities and their families in accordance with the federal early intervention program
Information about Respite care programs and services in Nebraska that may be of assistance to you or your loved one.
A statewide database to help you locate and compare services of local and state agencies.
The Office of Early Childhood provides leadership, guidance and support to develop high quality environments for young children; promote equitable access to inclusive programs and services for all children from birth through age eight; facilitate state and community partnerships that address the needs of young children and their families; and, provide professional development, technical assistance and resources for personnel in early childhood care and education settings.
The Office of Special Education oversees the implementation of IDEA.
Parent Training and Information Nebraska (PTI) provides training, information and support to parents in Nebraska who have a child birth through 26 with special needs. Resources are provided for parents, family members, school personnel and interested others.
Central Register: The Central Register is a list of individuals identified as having been responsible for child abuse or neglect following an investigation either by law enforcement, the Department, or both. Central Registry: Data pertaining to child abuse or neglect. Child Maltreatment: Maltreatment occurs when a child age birth through age 17 is physically, emotionally, or sexually harmed. Abuse:
List of books to introduce to your baby.
Guidelines to help parents and professionals determine how a child’s development compares with most children their age
Provides certification, technical assistance, regulations and payment for providers of community-based developmental disabilities services.