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Data Snapshot 1: Preschoolers with Disabilities in Subsidized Child Care in California: 2015–2019

Authors : Kate Borelli

This brief summarizes key findings on children ages 3 through 5 years with disabilities in subsidized care in California. The data are from the Child Development Management Information System (CDMIS) from 2015 to 2019.

Data Snapshot 2: Preschoolers Receiving Special Education: California and National Data (School Years 2011–12 to 2019–20)

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

This brief summarizes key findings on where children ages 3 through 5 years with disabilities in California received their received special education services. The data are from the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) from school years 2011–12 to 2019–20.

It Takes Two To Make a Thing Go Right: Cross-Sector Collaboration to Support Inclusion in Subsidized Care

Authors : Kate Borelli

This study presentation was given at the International Early Childhood Inclusion Institute in October 2021. Successful inclusion requires collaboration between the early childhood special education (ECSE) and early childhood education (ECE) sectors.

Study Presentation: Cross-Sector Collaboration to Support Inclusion in Subsidized Care

Authors : Kate Borelli

This study presentation was given at the Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 37th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families in September 2021

Study Poster: Exploring Inclusion Through Administrative Data: Challenges & Opportunities

Authors : Kate Borelli

Despite a focus on increasing inclusion in California, only 3% of preschoolers receiving subsidized care have disabilities.

Study Flyer: Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Subsidized Child Care in California

Authors : Kate Borelli

All of California’s families deserve high-quality child care options for their children. For the families of children with disabilities, this need is even more pressing. Despite efforts to include children with disabilities in subsidized child care, less than 2% of children under 5 in subsidized child care in California have a disability. Download the Flyer … Continue reading Study Flyer: Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Subsidized Child Care in California

Preparing Young Children for Inclusion Blog Post

Authors : nsfstemforum

Preparing Young Children for the Inclusion of Children with Disabilities into the Classroom A module for faculty and professional development providers that explains what is meant by embedded interventions to promote participation in inclusive settings. Blog Post

Foundations of Inclusion Video

Authors : nsfstemforum

CONNECT: Foundations of Inclusion Birth to Five In this presentation, we hear from researchers on the CONNECT project who are creating a series of web-based professional development resources designed to focus on and respond to challenges faced each day by those working with young children with disabilities and their families. Legal and policy foundations, research, … Continue reading Foundations of Inclusion Video

CONNECT Module 1: Embedded Interventions

Authors : nsfstemforum

Module to Build Early Childhood Practioners’ Ability to Make Evidence-Based Practice Decisions A module for faculty and professional development providers that explains what is meant by embedded interventions to promote participation in inclusive settings. Module 1: Embedded Interventions Guide

ECTA Inclusion Page

Authors : nsfstemforum

National Early Childhood Inclusion Indicators Initiative The contents of this topical area are designed for the administrators of state agencies responsible for services to young children and their families, including child care, Head Start, education, and early intervention. ECTA Inclusion Page