These resources provide information related to the Illinois Early Intervention Program as well as information related to early intervention, child care, legal assistance, and advocacy.
- Getting Started
child eligibility requirements, right of refusal, local offices, and your family rights.
- EI Notes
Early Intervention topics presented in clear, straightforward language
- Guides to books and resources on popular topics
These topical guides will introduce you to important books, videos, and Web resources available from the EI Clearinghouse.
Our free lending library consists of books, journals, and DVDs related to early childhood, parenting, and young children with special needs.
- How to Obtain Videos Approved for Credentialing Credit
Videos available from the EI Clearinghouse lending library that have been approved for EI credit hours.
The Early Intervention Newsletter contains up-to-date information and news about EI issues in Illinois
- Central Directory
The Early Intervention Central Directory includes links to organizations and projects, here in Illinois, working in early intervention, parenting, developmental delays, special needs, and related topics as well as a listing of early intervention research projects.
- Illinois Early Intervention Program Services
Includes information on
what services are provided, how services are provided, who provides services, progress, and what to do when your child turns 3.
- State of Illinois Publications
- CFC: Forms for Working with Families
This Child and Family Connections: Forms for Working with Families section of our Web site houses English and Spanish versions of electronic documents for use by professionals at Child and Family Connnections (CFC) offices and others involved in the Illinois EI system. These documents consist of non-Cornerstone IFSP pages and some of the forms and samples that are found in the CFC procedure manual.
In this section, you will find links to audio and video related early intervention topics.
- Family Stories
Several times a year, we share the stories of families whose infant or toddler received early intervention (EI) services.
- Statewide Family Events
Links to calendars with conferences, workshops, and other events related to early intervention in Illinois.