Birth to Three Blog

    Check Out The New Calendar with Updated Training Information

    August 17, 2017

    Along with the new website comes a new calendar.  It appears as a list with some information about each training or event.  If you prefer a whole month calendar view, just click on the Agenda box at the top right of the calendar and change it to the view you prefer.  Some trainings have recently been added and more will be coming.  Check in frequently!

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    New Communication Resources for Birth to Three Providers

    August 17, 2017

    NEAT has developed several AT Informational Resource Flyers on various communication apps and devices frequently requested by Birth to Three providers (such as Pro-Lo-Quo, LAMP).  These resources provide information on the notable features of each application along with links to video training modules on their use.  These informational AT resources can be found on the Birth to Three section of the NEAT website.

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    Online Resource to expand your EI knowledge!

    August 16, 2017

    This Professional Development site has  good information on Early Intervention topics and working with families.  A recent article, A Sunrise EI Moment You’ll Never Forget, speaks to why we all do what we do.  Very touching, and very true!  Check out this valuable information!

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    Early Intervention Specialist Course @ UCONN

    August 10, 2017

    Are you working in Birth to Three and want to expand your knowledge and practices with families.  The University of Connecticut, Mary Beth Bruder, is offering a course including a series of 3 modules on early intervention.  The course will allow for graduate credit or a stipend, as well as attainment of the CT. Birth to Three Early Intervention Specialist Credential after successful completion of  the 3 modules. If you have any questions, please contact Gabriela Freyre-Calish at (860) 679-1563 or email at   Here is what your colleagues are saying:  “If you are passionate about what you do in early intervention, then this is … Continue reading

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    Change to Parent Payment Contractor – English & Spanish notices

    July 6, 2017

    The July 1 change in billing vendor from Summit to PCG (Public Consulting Group) was announced to families last week.  Notices from PCG to families are posted here in English and Spanish. The PCG toll-free HelpDesk number is 1-844-293-0023.

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    Is that diagnosis an established condition?

    July 5, 2017

    Knowing which diagnoses and ICD-10 codes confer automatic eligibility is vital – and subject to change. Contact Eileen with any questions about medical information that you receive when you are unsure about how it affects Birth to Three eligibility. Look at the updated lists here.    

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    Don’t Leave Babies in Cars!

    July 3, 2017

    Every Summer, children die because they were left in the car… “…for just a few minutes.” “I didn’t want to wake him.” “She had a sippy cup of juice with her…” “I left his sister in charge.” Please share these information sheets and tips with your families to help prevent these tragedies. English       Spanish NEVER leave a baby in the car without a responsible adult, any season of the year.

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    Change in Family Payment Process & Billing Vendor

    June 29, 2017

    The Connecticut Birth to Three System has contracted with Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) to process Family Cost Participation payments.  Beginning July 1, 2017 PCG will replace Summit Technologies and will manage the invoice, payment process and suspension letters. Read this letter for full details.    

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