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Early Intervention Clearinghouse

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The Illinois Early Intervention (EI) Clearinghouse identifies and collects research-based and best-practice early intervention information to share with families.

Newsletter

issueThe EI Clearinghouse publishes a quarterly newsletter, Early Intervention, for families and providers taking part in the Illinois Early Intervention program.

The newsletter contains up-to-date information and news about early intervention issues in our state. You can view or print issues of the Early Intervention newsletter below.

Volume 27

  • Spring 2014 también en español
    Articles: Parents and Children Play to Learn; Parent-Child Play Activities to Promote Healthy Child Development

Volume 26

  • Winter 2014
    Articles: Reviewing Your Individualized Family Service Plan; It’s Time to Change: How We View a Child’s Growth; Director's Corner; The Family’s Role in Early Intervention Services.
  • Fall 2013 también en español
    Articles: Early Intervention: Partnership at Its Best; Professional Development. Must Reads. We’ve Expanded Our Autism Collection. Great New Resources for Illinois Families.
  • Spring 2013 también en español
    Articles: The EI Clearinghouse is your Information Station; Borrowing materials from the EI Clearinghouse is as easy as A–B–C. Clearinghouse Resources Can Help You Navigate the Early Intervention System.

Volume 25

  • Winter 2013 también en español
    Articles: What Parents Can Do to Encourage Language Development. Check out our new Board Book Bags. Making the connections: How Babies Develop Language Skills. EI Notes: Encouraging Bilingual Babies and Toddlers. Resource Guide: Dual Language Learners in Early Childhood
  • Fall 2012 también en español
    Articles: Paying for EI services. Exciting Changes at the EI Clearinghouse. EI Notes: Parenting Can Be Child’s Play. Resource Guide: Resources on Playing with Babies, Toddlers, and Two-year-olds
  • Spring 2012 también en español
    Articles: Early Intervention Visits in the Home: Boundaries Promote Success. Meet Our New Librarian! Tip Box: What Happens When Early Intervention Ends? EI Notes: What Takes Place During a Typical EI Visit? Resource Guide: Resources on Early Intervention Visits

Volume 24

  • Winter 2012 también en español
    Articles: Crisis Nurseries in IL. Revisions in Federal Regulation for Early Intervention. Tip Box: Video List Updated! EI Notes: Fuss Management: Comforting Your Child. Resource Guide: Comforting Your Child
  • Fall 2011 también en español
    Articles: Resources for Family with Young Children. Do You Have an Early Head Start Program in Your Community? Tip Box: Director’s Corner –having conversations with your child, providers, etc. EI Notes: Talking with Your EI Service Providers. Resource Guide: Talking with Professionals
  • Summer 2011 también en español
    Articles: EI Clearinghouse Expands Its Collection. Your Legal Rights. Tip Box: EI Clearinghouse on Facebook and Twitter. EI Notes: Moments that Matter: Talking with Your Baby. Resource Guide: Language Development in Young Children
  • Spring 2011 también en español
    Articles: EI Clearinghouse Revises "Family Guide". Resolving Your Family’s Concerns. Tip Box: EI Clearinghouse on Facebook and Twitter. EI Notes: Separation Anxiety and Children with Special Needs. Resource Guide: Separation Anxiety and Attachment

Volume 23

  • Winter 2011 también en español
    Articles: Your Child’s Transition Out of the Early Intervention Program. When I’m 3, Where Will I Be? Tip Box: CONNECT Transition Module. EI Notes: Transition at Age 3: Leaving the Early Intervention Program. Resource Guide: Transitions in Early Intervention
  • Fall 2010 también en español
    Articles: Looking for Information on Autism? Child and Family Connections. Tip Box: Family Fee Payment Address Change. EI Notes: Assessing Your Child. Resource Guide: Resources on the Family’s Role in Assessment
  • Summer 2010
    Articles: New Books and DVDs for Families. How Can I Work with My EI Service Provider to Help My Child? Tip Box: Director’s Corner – 3 key principles for EI in natural environments. EI Notes: Developing Family-Centered Outcomes with Your EI Team. Resource Guide: Resources on Family-Professional Partnerships in EI
  • Spring 2010 también en español
    Articles: The EI Clearinghouse: A Resource for Families. Helping Your Child in EI. Tip Box: Director’s Corner – natural environments. Tip Box: Family Outcomes Survey. Tip Box: Crisis Nursery Coalition of Illinois. EI Notes: The Family’s Role in EI Services: How You Can Help Your Child. Resource Guide: Resources on the Family’s Role in EI

Volume 22

  • Issue 3: Fall 2009 también en español
    Articles: EI Clearinghouse Moves to Champaign. What Is the Role of the EI Service Provider? Tip Box: Director’s Corner – introducing EI Notes, pleased to be w/ IEITP & PC. Tip Box: Natural Enviroments. Tip Box: Natural Environments in the Community. EI Notes: Natural Environments: Where All Children Belong. Resource Guide: Resources on Natural Environments
  • Issue 2: Summer 2009
    Articles: Attachment and Early Relationships: Building a Foundation for Healthy Emotional Development. Parenting Tips for Bonding with Baby. Tip Box: Separation Anxiety in Infants and Toddlers. Tip Box: Web Sites Concerned with Attachment and Early Relationships. Resource Guide: Books and Videos on Attachment and Early Relationship
  • Issue 1: Spring 2009
    Articles: Celebrating Change: Transition from Early Intervention. What Parents Can Do to Help in the Transition Process. Tip Box: Web Sites of Interest. Tip Box: Illinois-Specific Resources for Transition. Tip Box: DHS Part C State Application Available for Review. Resource Guide: Books and Videos About Transition

Volume 21

  • Issue 4: Winter 2009
    Articles: Recognizing Sleep Disorders in Your Infant. Do’s and Don’ts for Teaching Your Child Good Sleep Habits. Tip Box: Preventing SIDS. Resource Guide: Books and Videos on Infant and Toddler Sleep Disorders
  • Issue 3: Fall 2008
    Articles: Early Intervention and Autism: Common Sense Reasons to Participate. Diagnosis and Early Intervention in Autism. Tip Box: Popular Web Sites Devoted to Autism. Tip Box: “Red Flags” of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Resource Guide: Books and Videos on Autism
  • Issue 2: Summer 2008
    Articles: What are the Benefits of Early Intervention? Ideas for Improving Child and Family Outcomes. Tip Box: Web Sites Related to Family and Child Outcomes. Tip Box: How can I get materials from the library? Resource Guide: Books and Videos on Improving Child and Family Outcomes
  • Issue 1: Spring 2008
    Articles: Finding Child Care for Children with Special Needs. Finding Childcare in Illinois: Utilizing INCCRRA. Tip Box: DHS Child Care Assistance Program. Tip Box: Sharing Information with a Caregiver “Cheat Sheet”. Tip Box: Benefits of Inclusive Child Care. Tip Box: Useful Web Sites on Child Care. Resource Guide: Books and Videos on Child Care

Volume 20

  • Issue 4: Winter 2008
    Articles: Infant and Toddler Safety: Learning from Birth. Safety Checklist for Infants and Toddlers. Tip Box: Reducing the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: The Safe Sleep Top 10. Tip Box: Web Sites of Interest. Resource Guide: Books and Videos About Safety
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Who we are...

The Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse is operated by the Early Childhood and Parenting (ECAP) Collaborative at the University of Illinois. The EI Clearinghouse is funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services.

The Illinois Early Intervention (EI) Program provides a collection of services for families of children from birth to age 3 who have disabilities or developmental delays or who are at risk of having developmental delays. Families are the key to successful early intervention. Our mission is to provide families with the information they need to support their children's growth and development.

Resources...

The EI Clearinghouse Web site provides families with access to an extensive early intervention library collection of books, videos, and journals. Some materials are available in Spanish as well as English.

The Web site also contains a calendar, a newsletter for parents, and links to other early intervention information intended for families.

EI professionals: We provide a list of videos approved for CEU credit as well as our library collection. Visit the Web sites of Provider Connections, the statewide network of (Child and Family Connections) CFC offices, and the Illinois EI Training Program.

Contact Us...

Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse
Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Children’s Research Center, Room 20
51 Gerty Drive
Champaign, IL 61820-7469

Toll free: (877) 275-3227
Local: (217) 333-1386

Fax: (217) 244-7732

Web FormFor questions and material requests,
please complete our Online Request Form OR send us an email: Illinois-eic@illinois.edu

Learn more about the Illinois EI Clearinghouse.

Disclaimer
The information provided on this Web site is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations. The opinions, resources, and links provided on the Web site are intended for information purposes only and are not intended to take the place of medical or legal advice, or of other appropriate services.

The content of the EI Clearinghouse Web site does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, or the Illinois Department of Human Services; nor does the mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, or the Illinois Department of Human Services.

 
University of IllinoisUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Education
Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative

Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse
www.eiclearinghouse.org
(877) 275-3227
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