The EI Clearinghouse publishes a quarterly newsletter, Early Intervention Clearinghouse, for families and providers taking part in the Illinois Early Intervention program.
The newsletter contains family-friendly information and resources available about early intervention.
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Transition at Age 3: Who,
What, Where, Why, and When; Transition Resources; State Systemic Improvement
Plan (SSIP) Update
Coaching: An Essential Part of Early Intervention; Early CHOICES Launches New Education Series on Inclusion; Inclusion Resources; State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Update
Speech and Language Are EI's Most Common Delays; The Role of a Speech Pathologist in Early Intervention; State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Update; Speech Development Resources; Get Out and Enjoy the Outdoors; Early Intervention Reopening Update
EI Provides Critical Supports for Children with Lead Exposure; Family Update from the EI Clearinghouse; Great eBooks for Family Fun; Addressing Lead Poisoning Prompts Paradigm Shift in EI; State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Update
Staying Active During Winter; EI and Transition in the Time of COVID-19; Learning at Home Activities for Infants and Toddlers; Family Update on EI During COVID-19; State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Update
Family Reading Time; COVID-19 Resources from Illinois Early Learning; Fun Books for Families; Planning for Early Intervention During COVID-19; State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Update
Handling Stress in Times of Crisis; Mindfulness Resources; Keeping Up to Date About COVID-19 Impacts
Healthy Sleep Helps All; Bedtime Mindfulness Activities; Resources for Establishing Healthy Sleep Habits; State Updates When I’m 3, Where Will I Be?; State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Update
Play and Learn Indoors; How to Build Strong Family- Professional Partnerships; The Role of Service Coordinator in Early Intervention
Handling Picky Eaters; Food to Grow; Picky Eating and Healthy Nutrition for Young Children; The Role of Nutrition in Early Intervention; EI Nutrition Services
You Are Your Child’s Best Advocate; Answering Questions About Your Child’s Disabilities; Stories of Strength, Love, and Hope; What Is a Parent Liaison?
Tech Talk; How Do I Choose the Right Apps and Tech Toys?; Technology Resources for Families of Young Children; SSIP Update: A Focus on Coaching Skills
Plan Ahead to Prevent Tantrums and Meltdowns During the Holidays; Help Us Improve the Clearinghouse and EI Services; Challenging Behavior/Social-Emotional Resource Guide; Social Workers’ Roles in Early Intervention
You Have Everything You Need: Using Household Items for Early Intervention; What Is a Developmental Therapist?; What Is Bagless Early Intervention?
Planning for Summer, Build Skills When Exploring Outdoors, Family Outcomes Survey
Positive Talk Builds Confidence; You Are What Your Child Needs; SSIP: Third Quarter Update
Siblings as Role Models for Children With Disabilities; DEC Recommended Practices Help Guide Your EI Services; SSIP: Second Quarter Update
Toilet Mastery for Every Child; Learning Body Care Routines: Take It a Step at a Time; SSIP: An Update for Parents
Early Intervention Fits Right In; The State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP): An Update for Parents; Family Outcomes Survey
Teaming For Outcomes; What Is the SSIP? What Parents in Early Intervention Might Want to Know; Family Outcomes Survey
Let’s Move!; Motor Moments Are Everywhere; What’s the Difference Between Physical and Occupational Therapies in Early Intervention?
Clearinghouse Revises Family Guide; Tune Into Your Child’s Sensory Experience to Support Development and Learning
Responsive and Trusting Relationships Are a Strong Foundation for Your Child
Everyday Fun: Spaces!
Routines Provide a Sense of Security
Healthy Sleep Key to First Few Years
Assistive Technology for Infants and Toddlers
Building Your Child’s Social Skills Can Bring Lifelong Rewards
Connections on Your Early Intervention Journey; Word From Parent Liaisons; Off the Shelf at the Clearinghouse
Nurture Your Child's Nutrition; Food Fun Plus; eBooks Are Here
Parents and Children Play to Learn; Parent-Child Play Activities to Promote Healthy Child Development
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
Early Intervention: Partnership at Its Best; Professional Development. Must Reads. We’ve Expanded Our Autism Collection. Great New Resources for Illinois Families.
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.
What Parents Can Do to Encourage Language Development. Check out our new Board Book Bags. Making the connections: How Babies Develop Language Skills.
Paying for EI services. Exciting Changes at the EI Clearinghouse.
Early Intervention Visits in the Home: Boundaries Promote Success. Meet Our New Librarian! Tip Box: What Happens When Early Intervention Ends?
Crisis Nurseries in IL. Revisions in Federal Regulation for Early Intervention. Tip Box: Video List Updated!
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 Clearinghouse Expands Its Collection. Your Legal Rights. Tip Box: EI Clearinghouse on Facebook and Twitter.
EI Clearinghouse Revises "Family Guide". Resolving Your Family’s Concerns. Tip Box: EI Clearinghouse on Facebook and Twitter.
Your Child’s Transition Out of the Early Intervention Program. When I’m 3, Where Will I Be? Tip Box: CONNECT Transition Module.
Looking for Information on Autism? Child and Family Connections. Tip Box: Family Fee Payment Address Change.
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
The EI Clearinghouse: a Resource for Families
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.
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.
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.
Recognizing Sleep Disorders in Your Infant. Do’s and Don’ts for Teaching Your Child Good Sleep Habits. Tip Box: Preventing SIDS.
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.
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
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.
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.