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Smith Sheila, Ferguson Daniel, Burak Elisabeth Wright, Granja Maribel R., Ortuzar Catalina, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report examines features of states' Part C Early Intervention (EI) programs that help them identify and serve infants and toddlers with social-emotional (SE) delays and mental health conditions. A 50-state survey conducted by the National…
Weglarz-Ward Jenna M., Santos Rosa Milagros, Hayslip Loretta A., September, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
As it is common for infants and toddlers with disabilities to receive their early intervention (EI) services in child care programs, this mixed method study examined the experiences of child care and EI providers (e.g., occupational therapists,…
Wallace Laura E., May, 2020
Reports & Papers
This dissertation attempted to examine the relative benefits of the SafeStart model based upon the timing of services, pre-enrollment risk factors, and transitions in order to indicate under what conditions the intervention was most successful.…
Elbaum Batya, January-March 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this secondary analysis of state-collected data was to investigate developmental outcomes of preschool special education (PSE) services in a statewide cohort of participating children (n = 17,828). In line with federal performance…
Tamagni Amanda L., Wilson Andrea M., 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Preschool special education students’ lack of personal–social skills is affecting their kindergarten readiness and placing them at risk for exposure to school discipline in a large school district in the Southeastern United States. The purpose of…

Garcia Ivonne, Price Madeline, Avila Osvaldo, Somers Marie-Andree, December, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report presents the findings from an evaluation of Jumpstart's Foster Grandparent Program (JFG) in Los Angeles and Compton, California, which operated from fall 2011 to summer 2019, where Jumpstart's services were delivered by older adults. The…
Garcia Ivonne, Price Madeline, Avila Osvaldo, Somers Marie-Andree, December, 2019
Executive Summary
This report presents the findings from an evaluation of Jumpstart's Foster Grandparent Program (JFG) in Los Angeles and Compton, California, which operated from fall 2011 to summer 2019, where Jumpstart's services were delivered by older adults. The…
Sparling Joseph, Meunier Kimberly, August, 2019
Other
Peer Reviewed
The Abecedarian Approach was created in the early 1970s to serve as the 'educational treatment' in the Abecedarian Project, a rigorous randomized controlled trial for children of disadvantaged families. The elements of the Abecedarian Approach are…
Kanine Rebecca M., Jackson Yo, Huffhines Lindsay, Barnett Alexandra, Stone Katie J., November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Young children are disproportionately exposed to maltreatment but are underrepresented in research on effective treatments. Universal Teacher-Child Interaction Training (TCIT-U), developed from Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, may be especially…
Smith Hayley C., Batten Rachel, McDonald Helen, Taylor Myra, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A broad range of initiatives including early intervention programmes have been implemented in Australia to assist disadvantaged and at-risk Indigenous parents and children. This qualitative exemplar case study details the perspectives of caregivers…
Hanline Mary Frances, Dennis Lindsay R., Warren Amy W., July-September 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this qualitative study was to describe early childhood special education service providers' perceptions of the use of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) in their preschool classrooms as a result of participation in MELD…
Ziv Yair, Sofri Inbar, Capps Umphlet Kristen L., Olarte Stephanie, Venza Jimmy, April, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACE) has been found to have a profound negative impact on multiple child outcomes, including academic achievement, social cognition patterns, and behavioral adjustment. However, these links have yet to…

Snyder Patricia A., Hemmeter Mary Louise, McLean Mary E., Sandall Susan R., McLaughlin Tara, Algina James J., January, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We conducted a randomized controlled potential efficacy trial to examine effects of two variants of the Tools for Teachers (TfT) professional development (PD) intervention on preschool teachers’ implementation of embedded instruction practices and…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
QRIS often set goals to include programs that serve children who face challenges, including those with a developmental or physical disability, who are homeless, or who are in foster care. Children from diverse cultures or who are English language…
Reynolds Arthur J., Hayakawa Cathy Momoko, Ou Suh-Ruu, Mondi Christina F., Englund Michelle M., Candee Allyson J., Smerillo Nicole E., September/October 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed
We describe the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive preschool to third grade prevention program for the goals of sustaining services at a large scale. The Midwest Child-Parent Center (CPC) Expansion is a multilevel…