for Effective and Efficient Keiki (Child) Find (SEEK)
To develop, evaluate, and disseminate methods for improving access
to Early Intervention
Services, which are provided under
Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
One: Describe the current ways infants and
toddlers are identified, assessed and enrolled in Early
Intervention Services (i.e. Child Find) and evaluate
the equity, effectiveness, friendliness and efficiency
of Child Find.
Two: Identify/develop, pilot, revise, demonstrate and
evaluate innovative strategies to improve Child Find, based on evaluation
is unique in its comprehensive research design, which includes measurements
in comparison as well as intervention communities to examine the
effectiveness of project strategies.
is also unusual in data-based targeting of specific weaknesses
in Primary Care Provider (PCP) awareness, attitudes, and skills.
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