IDA in Saint Petersburg Russia!
Our colleagues at the Raoul Wallenberg University in Saint Peterburg, Russia will now assess young children in their Developmental Assessment Clinic with the IDA-2.
IDA Institute Supports Donation to Flint, Michigan
The IDA Institute worked with the Raoul Wallenberg Children's Foundation to organize the donation of ten full Infant and Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) kits to the Flint Michigan Birth to Three special education program.
Best Practice for Developmental Assessment
The new Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment–Second Edition (IDA-2) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered assessment to identify children birth to 3 years of age who are developmentally at risk.
Too Small To Fail
To be clear, what’s needed is not just education but also help for families beginning in pregnancy, to reduce the risk that children will be born with addictions and to increase the prospect that they will be raised with lots of play and conversation. (By age 4, a child of professionals has heard 30 million more words than a child on welfare.)
IDA at the Help Me Grow National Forum in Greenville, South Carolina
States with Help Me Grow networks are considering implementation of MLDA (including the IDA) as a key component of child and family services. States already implementing MLDA are Washington, Florida, Connecticut...
IDA training on-site in Pine Ridge, South Dakota
Pine Ridge Special Education program staff members are now using the IDA as they visit families to review and monitor the children's developmental progress and family supports.
IDA Webinar in North Carolina
Congratulations to early intervention staff at North Carolina’s Greenville Developmental Services Agency for completion of the IDA Webinar. We had a wonderful day with our North Carolina colleagues sharing information and learning the IDA.
Effects of Trauma in Early Childhood
Recent research findings that childhood trauma affects health in young children and throughout life into adulthood. In her TED talk, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris discusses this issue.
OSEP and Early Head Start Child Outcomes
We welcome the opportunities to talk with leaders and staff about the required Outcomes reporting in Part C/IDEA and Early Head Start and remind IDA users that the IDA Meets all federal requirements...
The IDA at National Zero to Three
Zero to Three, the pioneering organization in the field of child development has now decided to begin promoting the IDA as a best-practice model of early childhood assessment.
International Early Childhood Peace Consortium
The promise of positive early experience as of way of increasing the appetite for peace within communities that become devoted to the well-being of their young children through rather simple interventions with mothers, but most particularly with fathers.
12-16 percent of children below age three in the United States have a developmental delay in at least one area including behavioral health. A strong start for all our kids leads not only to better individual life course outcomes (learning, earning and physical and mental health) but also to a healthier, safer, better educated and more prosperous and equitable America.
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