IFSP Process

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This document is an expanded version of the two-page Child-Centered Assistive Technology (AT) Plan for Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) teams. The document provides questions, structures the evaluation process, and helps to organize a plan as an IFSP team works through the process of evaluating the use of assistive technology...
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This easy to use two-page document helps Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) teams discuss and document the assistive technology needs of a child. This document was designed to be used with children from birth to three years of age. It was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational...
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This consideration flowchart walks parents and professionals through the possible outcomes of assistive technology consideration for Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) teams. This document was designed to be used with children from birth to three years of age, and was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success...
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This guide helps parents objectively evaluate and trial assistive technology to determine if it is beneficial to their child’s skills development. Parents are taught the top five factors to observe as their child is trying new assistive technology, those factors being: the quality of their child’s improvement, differences in the...

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This document introduces parents to the importance of having high expectations for their young child with a disability and provides tips on how to encourage this belief in others. Also highlighted are the different ways that assistive technology expands opportunities for children with disabilities, and what this means to a...

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This document helps administrators direct their teams to increase assistive technology (AT) use amongst young children. Advice for documenting AT in the IFSP/IEP, providing access to AT, clarifying the funding process and more is offered. Created for PACER Center's Technology to Improve Kids' Educational Success (TIKES) project. http://www.pacer.org/stc/tikes/...

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Led by Beth Poss, Educational Consultant and Special Education Administrator for Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, this webinar examined the current research on the use of technology for children birth-8 years, and the implications of using these tech tools for early learning. While without a doubt assistive technology is...

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This issue brings a discussion about inclusion of AT in the Individualized Family Service Planning (IFSP), types of AT to be considered and guidelines when considering AT on the IFSP. Included are also an annotated sample IFSP that illustrated how considerations may be included, and IFSP resources.

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Advocating for Your School-Aged Child is a short article that describes steps for parents to consider when advocating for their child with a disability – in particular a learning disability. Each recommendation is marked by a bullet so it is easy to read. It begins by explaining your...

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Parent blogger Dana Nieder understands the jargon of the education world – with its IFSP’s, IEP’s, and inclusive classrooms. She has a graduate academic degree from The Johns Hopkins University and experience as a science teacher. She and her family have an apartment in New York City with high speed...