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Weiss Heather B., Klein Lisa G., 12 December, 2006
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this paper is to determine what the evidence and conventional wisdom say about scaling-up home visiting as one of the best ways to support parents and promote early childhood development. To answer this question, we examined the…
Weiss Heather B., Klein Lisa G., December 12, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of an investigation into the influence of home visiting interventions and programs on the improvement of the outcomes of children and families, with recommendations for the implementation and expansion of home visitation programs within…
VanDerHeyden Amanda M., Snyder Patricia A., Winter 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of a proactive framework to early identification, evaluation, and intervention with young children with developmental and learning challenges
Weigel Daniel J., Martin Sally S., Fall 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey-based examination of the perceptions of early childhood education professionals from four different counties (rural, urban, state capital, rapid growth) in terms of key issues needing to be addressed when designing early intervention…
Greenwald Lisa, Siegel Mimi, Greenwald Ralf, July/September 2006
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of Washington State's Kindering Center, a community-based early intervention program designed to help families and infants and toddlers with special needs; also described are the Center's underlying philosophies, program values, and…
Dunst Carl J., Bruder Mary Beth, Trivette Carol M., Hamby Deborah W., May 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study examining the impact of using everyday activities as learning practices in early intervention programs as compared with early intervention programs that incoroporate services
Illinois State Board of Education (1973- ). Data Analysis and Progress Reporting Division, April 2006
Reports & Papers
An evaluation for fiscal year 2006 of the Illinois Early Childhood Prevention Initiative Program, which aims to coordinate and expand services for at-risk children under 3 years old and their families
Simeonsson Rune J., Scarborough Anita A., Hebbeler Kathleen, April 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the use of the codes from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10), across local jurisdictions in the United States, to classify children…
Pretis Manfred, March 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of current efforts to define characteristics of early childhod interventions through a European perspective, focusing on personal competencies, knowledge base, family-caregiver relationship, and individual intervention methods
Pacific Research & Evaluation, January, 2006
Reports & Papers
An interim account of the implementation of the Child Care Health Consultation (CCHC) program between July 2005 and December 2005, and an evaluation of the program's influence on the improvement of children's health and safety in child care programs…
Rhodes Michelle, Enz Billie, LaCount Marilyn, 2006
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of Leaps and Bounds: A Kindergarten Readiness Program designed to help educate and support primarily Spanish-speaking, low income families
Lonigan Christopher J., 2006
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A review of current research findings on the development of skilled reading in early elementary grades, its developmental precursors, and advances in the early identification of children at risk for reading difficulties
Britto Pia Rebello, Fuligni Allison Sidle, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, 2006
Other
An exploration of influences on the literacy development of young children from low socioeconomic status families, and the effectiveness of early intervention programs
Ramey Sharon L., Ramey Craig T., 2006
Other
A summary of research findings, from the mid 1960s to date, on the effects of early educational interventions on the language and cognitive outcomes and later educational achievement of at risk preschool children
Zhang Chun, Schwartz Barbara, Lee Hwa, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the perspectives of early intervention direct service providers and center directors regarding the development of Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) in Early Head Start (EHS) programs