Getting Started in Early Intervention

Getting Started in Early Intervention

Learn how to find out if your child is eligible for services under the Illinois Early Intervention Program and where to go from there.
Resource Guides

Resource Guides

Topical guides to important books, videos, and Web resources available from the EI Clearinghouse.
Family Stories

Family Stories

Stories of families whose infant or toddler received early intervention (EI) services.
Everyday Early Intervention Blog

Everyday Early Intervention Blog

Daily routines and playtimes provide opportunities for all children to learn. This blog explores practical ways that caregivers and professionals can promote child development.
Multimedia

Multimedia

Links to audio and video related early intervention topics.
Tip Sheets

Tip Sheets

Family-focused, early intervention topics presented in clear, straightforward language.
CFC Procedure Manual

CFC Procedure Manual

Forms commonly used throughout the state in CFC offices.
Lending Library

Lending Library

A collection of books, journals, and DVDs related to early childhood, parenting, and young children with special needs.
Newsletter

Newsletter

The Early Intervention Clearinghouse newsletter contains family-friendly information and resources available about early intervention.
Early Intervention Central Directory

Early Intervention Central Directory

This directory is to serve as a statewide resource for families, providers, and other interested groups or individuals to access an array of sources, in accordance with Part C Regulations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Public Awareness and State EI Messaging

Public Awareness and State EI Messaging

A collection of public awareness materials about early intervention and early childhood special education for families.
Statewide Family Events

Statewide Family Events

This page lists links to calendars with conferences, workshops, and other events related to early intervention in Illinois.
Credentialing Credit Videos

Credentialing Credit Videos

Lists of videos, by topic, that are approved by Early Intervention Training Program (EITP) and available from the EI Clearinghouse.
Making a Referral to Early Intervention

Making a Referral to Early Intervention

Anyone can refer a child to early intervention.
Resource Bundles

Resource Bundles

Resources brought to you by The Early Childhood Collective at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
PIWI Projects

PIWI Projects

“PIWI” is an acronym for “Parents Interacting with Infants,” and it refers to an early intervention model whose underlying premise is that early development occurs within the context of the family and primary attachment relationships.