California Early Start: Making a Difference

kids readingEarly intervention services are provided under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C —the Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities. Infants and toddlers from birth to 36 months may be eligible for early intervention services if they have a developmental delay in either cognitive, communication, social or emotional, adaptive, or physical and motor development including vision and hearing or they have an established risk condition with a high probability of resulting in delayed development. MORE

CEITAN: Home of the Early Start Comprehensive System of Personnel Development

CEITAN—the California Early Intervention Technical Assistance Network—offers a wealth of training, technical assistance and support to agencies and programs that deliver early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. A program of the WestEd Center for Prevention & Early Intervention, CEITAN administers the Early Start Institute, which: