Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

Early Intervention Services

Topic Team: Anne Lucas, Betsy Ayankoya, Judy Swett, Joicey Hurth

For related content, visit our topic pages for IFSP, Service Coordination and Procedural Safeguards.

Photograph: A girl toddler embraces a boy toddler on a playground. (Photograph by Alex Lazara)

This page highlights key resources to support states as they work to successfully implement effective practices related to providing early intervention services (Part C of the IDEA) to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families within the wide array of natural environments and learning opportunities that are available to all young children and families.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

  • CB 8040
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
  • phone: 919.962.2001
  • fax: 919.966.7463
  • email: ectacenter@unc.edu

The ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P120002 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.

  • FPG Child Development Institute
  • OSEP's TA&D Network:IDEAs that Work