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Multitiered System of Support Framework in Early Childhood:
Description and Implications
Service Coordination in Early Intervention
Division for Early Childhood and IDEA Infant & Toddler Coordinator Joint Position Statement
Low Birth Weight, Prematurity, and Early Intervention
Personnel Standards in Early Childhood Special Education
Leadership in Early Intervention and
Early Childhood Special Education
Role of Special Instruction in Early Intervention
Promoting the Health, Safety, and Well-Being of Young Children with Disabilities and Developmental Delays
Family Culture, Values, and Language
Developmental Delay As An Eligibility Category
DEC Member Code of Ethics
Promoting Positive Outcomes for Children With Disabilities: Recommendations for Curriculum, Assessment, and Program Evaluation