Early Intervention (EI): An Introduction

Early Intervention (EI) consists of services and supports designed to help children who have developmental delays/special needs, and their families. Because early educators work so closely with children, they play an important role in identifying and supporting children’s developmental strengths and challenges. This module focuses on understanding Early Intervention services and the pivotal role early education providers play as part of the EI team. Awareness of EI helps! (K1.3 C2, CDA 8) 2 hours

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  • Identify services and supports offered in early intervention.
  • Understand the roles and expectations of early intervention service providers.
  • Recognize positive outcomes of early intervention for children, families, providers, and programs. 
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