Category: ICC / LICC
December 27, 2017
This is a link to the final draft of the combined State Performance Plan / Annual Performance Report. It is a very long document, best viewed online. As usual, Connecticut continues to do very well on both the compliance and results indicators. The APR is due to the US Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs by February 1, 2018. For more information about the SPP, click here. Indicator (11), also known as the SSIP will be completed for an April 1, 2018 submission. If you have any questions or comments please email Alice.Ridgway@ct.gov no later than January 20, 2018.
February 17, 2017
The Draft FFY17 (7/1/17-6/30/18) Part C Federal Application is now available for public comment. It can be found here. https://www.birth23.org/aboutb23/fedapp/ Written comment on the application must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Comments should be sent: by e-mail to Alice.Ridgway@ct.gov. by Fax to 860-622-2789 or by mail at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, 06103-1835; Two public hearings concerning the proposed application will be held. Monday, March 20th, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, 06103-1835, Meeting Room H Plaza Level Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 from 3:00 to … Continue reading
September 28, 2016
Colleagues, This October marks the 30th Anniversary of the passage of Public Law 99-457, which established Part C and mandated Part B, Section 619 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). As key partners in improving results and upholding the rights of infants, toddlers, and preschool children requiring early intervention and special education services, OSEP invites you to join in celebrating this important occasion! Throughout the week of October 3-7, 2016, OSEP will run a campaign showcasing many perspectives from the field, including researchers, families, practitioners, and even individuals who participated in early childhood services through Part C and … Continue reading
December 28, 2015
The Connecticut Birth to Three System and State Interagency Coordinating Council report to the Governor each year on activities that support families of infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities. We are pleased to share the latest report, posted here Birth23.org/aboutb23/annualdata/. Meet the Daly Family and hear from their service coordinator and Finn’s pediatrician, compare town-by-town referral data, and learn how our almost 1,200 service providers partner with families in a dynamic and individualized process that enhances learning and development during everyday activities. Prior years’ reports are also available on the same web page. To get to the Annual Data Reports page on Birth23.org click the … Continue reading
January 20, 2015
The IDEA Infant and Toddler Coordinators Association (ITCA) recently posted the results of two 2014 surveys related to Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) online. These have interesting information about what is going on in other states. 2014 ITCA Tipping Points Survey – Part C Implementation: State Challenges and Responses – This survey is used to help track emerging issues and state responses related to eligibility, finance and decisions regarding continued participation in the Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities (Part C of IDEA). Forty‐eight of the fifty-six states and jurisdictions responded to the … Continue reading
October 20, 2014
Please come join us at our next Interagency Birth to Three Coordinating Council meeting on Monday, October 27, 2014 (9:00-12:15) at Connecticut Behavioral Partnership-ValueOptions 500 Enterprise Drive-3rd Floor Conference Room (Hartford) Rocky Hill, CT 06067. Your input to the Council is important; the agenda is posted on the Birth to Three website (www.birth23.org).
June 26, 2014
The Birth to Three System is interested in funding new community Local Interagency Coordinating Councils (LICC). Currently LICC’s exist in Danbury, Torrington and Lower Fairfield area. Connecticut’s LICCs are independent advisory bodies; therefore their internal structure is as individualized as the LICC itself. LICCs are required by statute to meet at least four times per year. Most LICCs meet more often or hold additional events on interesting topics each year. Most LICCs, however, have one, two, or three identified chairs or officers to enhance group direction, facilitate the LICC planning and implementation of activities, and ensure completion of the necessary … Continue reading