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IDEA Part C -- Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities - 2003

CFDA Number: 84.181 - Special Education_Grants for Infants and Families with Disabilities


Goal 8: To assist states in providing a comprehensive system of early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families to enhance child and family outcomes.
Objective 8.1 of 2: All infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families will receive early intervention services in natural environments that meet their individual needs.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 2: Infants and toddlers served: The number of States that serve more than 2 percent of the general population of infants and toddlers birth through age 2, and more than 1 percent of infants under age 1.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The number of States that serve more than 2 percent of the general population of infants and toddlers birth through age 2, and more than 1 percent of infants under age 1.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1998 8  
1999 9  
2000 9  
2001 14  
2002 18  
2003   20
2004   21
2005   23
2006   24
2007   26


Explanation: This indicator is intended to measure progress of states that increase services to children across the age range of Part C eligibility as opposed to only the lower or upper age ranges.  
Additional Source Information: IDEA State-reported data and Bureau of Census data.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2002 - 2003
Data Available: December 2003

 
Indicator 8.1.2 of 2: Service settings: The percentage of children receiving age-appropriate services primarily in home, in community-based settings, and in programs designed for typically developing peers.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The percentage of children receiving age-appropriate services primarily in home, in community-based settings, and in programs designed for typically developing peers.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1996 56  
1997 58  
1998 63  
1999 67  
2000 73 67
2001 76 69
2002   71
2003   78
2004   79
2005   80
2006   81
2007   82


 
Additional Source Information: IDEA State-reported data

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2001 - 2002
Data Available: September 2003

 

Objective 8.2 of 2: The functional development of infants is enhanced by early intervention services.
Indicator 8.2.1 of 2: Functional abilities: The percentage of children participating in the IDEA Part C program who demonstrate improved and sustained functional abilities.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The percentage of children participating in the IDEA Part C program who demonstrate improved and sustained functional abilities
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005   999


Explanation: Targets and performance data are not yet available for this indicator. However, we are retaining this measure because of our emphasis on child outcome data and the continuing need to focus attention on efforts to develop appropriate measures for this indicator.

Baseline will be set based upon data from the National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study, expected in 2005.  
Additional Source Information: IDEA National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study (NEILS)

Frequency: Biennially.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: July 2005

 
Indicator 8.2.2 of 2: Family capacity: The percentage of families that report that early intervention services have increased their capacity to enhance their child's development.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The percentage of families that report that early intervention services have increased their capacity to enhance their child's development
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1998 72  
2001 73  
2002   80
2003   80
2004   80
2005   80
2006   80
2007   80


 
Source: Non-NCES Survey/Research
Survey/Research Report Title: National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study..

Frequency: Other.

Data Available: 2002
Validated By: Federal Statistical Agencies.

 

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