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IFSP Tutorial - Developing and Implementing


Session 1: Legal Requirements

Meisels, S. & Shonkoff, J. (2000). Early childhood intervention: A continuing evolution. In J. Shonkoff and S. Meisels (eds), Handbook of early intervention, pp. 3-34 (second edition). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Session 2: Developing and IFSP with a Family

Boone, H., McBride, S., Swann, D, Moore, S. & Drew, B. (1998). IFSP practices in two states: Implications for practice. Infants and Young Children, 10(4), 36-45.

Bruder, M. (2000). The Individual Family Service Plan. ERIC Early Childhood Digest # E605. Arlington, VA: ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education.

Dunst, C., Trivette, C., & Deal, A. (1997). Resource-based approach to early intervention. In S. Thurman, J. Cornwell & S. Gottwald (eds), Contexts of early intervention: Systems and settings (pp.73-92). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.

Dunst, C. J., Hamby, D., Trivette, C. M., Raab, M., & Bruder, M. B. (2000). Everyday family and community life and children’s naturally occurring learning opportunities. Journal of Early Intervention, 23, 151-164.

Dunst, C., Trivette, C., Humphries, T., Raab, M. & Roper, N. (2001). Contrasting approaches to natural learning environment interventions. Infants and Young Children, 14(2), 48-63.

Grisham-Brown, J. Hammeter, M.L. (1998). Writing IEP goals and objectives: Reflecting an activity-based approach to instruction for children with disabilities. Young Exceptional Children, 1(3), 2-10.

Jung, L. & Baird, S. (2003). Effects of service coordinator variables on individualized family service plans. Journal of Early Intervention, 25(3), 206-218.

McWilliam, R., Ferguson, A., Harbin, G., Porter, P.,Munn, D., & Vandiviere, P. (1998). The family-centeredness of Individualized family service plans. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 18(2), 69-82.

McWilliam, R. Routines-based therapy: Integration of ancillary services and instruction for early childhood. Presentation at NECTAS Early Childhood Conference, Washington D.,C. October 23, 2002.

McWilliam, R. A. (in press). Assessing the resource needs of families in the context of early intervention. In M. J. Guralnick (Ed.), A Developmental systems approach to early intervention: National and international perspectives. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

National Research Council and Institute of Medicine (2000). From neurons to neighborhoods: The science of early childhood development. Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development. Jack P. Shonkoff and Deborah Phillips, eds. Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. D.C.: National Academy Press.

Nebraska Department of Education, Early Development Network. Downloaded from www.answers4families.org/ifspweb/outcomes.html March, 15, 2004.

Pretti-Frontczak, K., & Bricker, D. (2000). Enhancing the quality of individualized education plan (IEP) goals and objectives. Journal of Early Intervention, 23(2), 92-105.

Pretti-Frontczak, K, (2003). Developing team-based meaningful IFSPs/IEPs. Presentation at Great Beginnings, October 24-25, 2003, Marlboro, Massachusetts.

Rosenkoetter, S. & Squires, S. (2000). Writing outcomes that make a difference for children and families. Young Exceptional Children, 4(1), 2-8.




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