Procedures described in this manual meet requirements for implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, Part C – Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities (IDEA-2004) and are based on the Nebraska Department of Education and Health and Human Services Administrative Codes 92 NAC 52 and 480 NAC 3.
Early childhood transition is the process of change within or between services that involves children, families, other caregivers, and service providers.
Learn more about the Routines Based Interview (RBI) during Ongoing Assessment
Early Intervention (EI) Process for Initial Referrals When Using the RBI
Helping Babies from the Bench trainings were held in March of 2013, and facilitated by Dr. Mark Hald, Judge Douglas Johnson, Amy Bunnell, and Joan Luebbers. The following are resources for attendees’ review and use. Most of these resources may be printed directly from the provided pdfs.
A self-paced tutorial designed to help Nebraska parents and professionals create better Individual Family Service Plans (IFSPs) for young children with disabilities
The webinar will include an explanation of terminology regarding citizenship status, a snapshot of data on trends in immigration in the U.S effects of deportation process on young children traumatic stress in immigrant families' risks in the immigrant population and cultural practices that cause immigrant families to come to the attention of child protection services.
The 2.5 hour webinar includes information and resources on best practices in working with migrant families with young children.  Topics include terminology, challenges facing migrant families, dual language learning, special health considerations, and opportunities to ensure that young children of migrant parents receive the services and supports needed.
The Migrant Education Program (MEP) is authorized by Part C of Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001.  The NCLB Act reauthorize the Elementary and
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), NDE 92 NAC 52 (Rule 52) and DHHS 480 NAC 3
Rooted in Relationships is an initiative that partners with communities to implement evidence based practices that enhance the social-emotional development of children, birth through age 8.
The purpose of the Routines Based Interview website is to promote the use of early childhood special education and early intervention (ECSE/EI) evidence-based practices in Nebraska--a “one-stop shop” for individuals or teams who wish to connect with the latest research, tools, practices and ideas. 
Social Emotional Development Resources for serving children ages Birth to 5
This webinar features the brand new web-based Spanish Glossary of IDEA Terms funded by OSEP and developed by the Region 1 Parent Technical Assistance Center @ SPAN. This glossary comes about through the collective and collaborative efforts of eighteen (18) OSEP-funded Parent Centers (PTIs and CPRCs) serving the diversity of Spanish-speaking families with children with disabilities.