This topical guide on family-centered practices was developed in partnership with the Early Intervention Training Program to be used by professionals practicing in the Early Intervention program.
You can ask your local public librarian how to obtain these books or contact us to request them.
- Early Intervention Guidebook for Families and Professionals : Partnering for Success, Second edition
WS 350.6 .K27 2016 937999299
Teachers College Press, 2016
With a focus on how families and professionals can collaborate effectively so that infants and toddlers learn, grow, and thrive, this newly revised guidebook reflects recent research and best-practices in the field of early intervention.
- Family-Centered Early Intervention : Supporting Infants and Toddlers in Natural Environments
Sharon A. Raver
LC 4019.3 .R39 2015 894670517
Brookes Publishing, 2015.
Offers recommended practices for family-centered, evidence-based intervention and team collaboration to ensure the best possible outcomes for infants and young children involved in early intervention programs.
- Routines-Based Early Intervention : Supporting Young Children and Their Families
HV 890 .U6 M48 2010 553365079
Brookes Publishing, 2010.
A proven model for family-centered intervention in natural environments, routines-based intervention is the approach thousands of professionals trust to improve the lives of young children and families. Now there's a definitive guide to this highly respected, theoretically sound model-straight from the leading authority on routines-based intervention.
- Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs
LC 4019.3 .W67 2010 436028224
Guilford Press, 2010.
This book presents research-based best practices for serving families of children with special needs from birth to age 6. It offers indispensable tools for assessing families; identifying and capitalizing on their strengths; providing information, support, and coaching; collaborating with parents and teachers to address children's functional needs in the context of everyday routines; and coordinating care.
You can ask your local public librarian how to obtain these videos or contact us to request them.
- Early Intervention: A Routines Based Approach from VEIPD
Created by the Virginia Early Intervention Professional Development Center (VEIPD) This three part series of short videos featuring three current early intervention service providers sharing their insights into providing supports and services using a routines-based approach.
- Part 1 features an experienced interventionist sharing her personal journey from a clinical approach to one focusing on family routines and activities as the context for effective early intervention.
- Part 2 features three early interventionists discussing and demonstrating what intervention looks like when it is provided by collaborating with families during their natural routines and activities.
- Part 3 features three early interventionists sharing their insights about how they evolved their practices towards a more effective, routines-based intervention approach.
- Just Being Kids: Supports And Services For Infants And Toddlers And Their Families In Everyday Routines, Activities And Places
50 minutes; DVD
WS 350.6 .J96sud 2001 163584617
Facilitator's guide by Larry Edelman. Produced by Early Childhood Connections for Infants, Toddlers & Families, Colorado Department of Education and ENRICH Outreach, JFK Partners.
Western Media Products; 2001.
Presents six stories that demonstrate recommended practices, as a therapist or early childhood specialist works collaboratively with a family to achieve meaningful goals for their child in everyday activities, and places.
All six stories can be watched online for EI Credit (0.75 hrs) at Results Matter Video Library: Just Being Kids.
The journal titles linked below will take you to the publisher's homepage. You can ask your local public librarian how to obtain these articles or contact us
for more information.
- CASEinPoint, 1(6)
Evidence-Based Definition of Coaching Practices
Dathan D. Rush, & M'Lisa L. Shelden. (2005)
- Journal of Early Intervention, 23(3)
Everyday Family and Community Life and Children’s Naturally Occurring Learning Opportunities
C.J. Dunst, D. Hamby, C. Trivette, M. Raab, & M.B. Bruder. (2000)
- Language, Speech, and Hearing in Schools, 42
Collaborative Consultation in Natural Environments: Strategies to Enhance Family-Centered Supports and Services
J. Woods, J. Wilcox, M. Friedman, & T. Murch. (2011)
- Young Exceptional Children, 16 (1)
A Framework for Providing Culturally Responsive Early Intervention Services
W. Bradshaw. (2012)
The web resources listed below provide quick and easy access to evidence-based online information.
- Coaching in Early Childhood
This website offers evidence-based information on coaching from several well-known experts in the field of early childhood. Coaching is a process and style of interaction used by early intervention and early childhood practitioners to build the capacity of family members and other important care providers to promote the child's learning and development.
- Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGRBI) and Caregiver Coaching
Florida State University supports this ongoing research endeavor that focuses on developing and validating an early intervention approach that incorporates the Part C of IDEA mandates and the recommended evidence-based practices for supports and services for young children with special needs and their families.