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IDEA: Special Education Grants for Infants and Families - 2005

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


Program Goal: To enhance the development of infants and toddlers (0-3) with disabilities and support families in meeting the special needs of their child.
Objective 8.1 of 2: The functional development of infants and toddlers will be enhanced by early intervention services.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 2: FUNCTIONAL ABILITIES: The percentage of infants and toddlers with disabilities participating in Part C that exhibit improved and sustained functional abilities
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
The percentage of infants and toddlers with disabilities participating in Part C that exhibit improved and sustained functional abilities
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999


 
Additional Source Information: Part C Annual Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2005 - 2006
Data Available: October 2007
OSEP is currently determining a data collection methodology for this indicator.

 
Indicator 8.1.2 of 2: FAMILY CAPACITY: The percentage of families participating in Part C 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
Percentage of families participating in Part C that report that early intervention services have increased their capacity
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1998
72
 
2001
73
 
2002
 
80
2003
 
80
2004
 
80
2005
 
80
2006
 
80
2007
 
80
2008
 
83
2009
 
87
2010
 
90


Explanation: Data for 1998 and 2001 were obtained from the IDEA National Early Intervention Study (NEILS).  
Additional Source Information: Part C Annual Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2006 - 2007
Data Available: October 2008
OSEP is currently determining a data collection methodology for this indicator.

 

Objective 8.2 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 8.2.1 of 3: INFANTS SERVED: The number of states that serve at least 1 percent of infants in the general population under the age of 1 through Part C
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Number of states that serve at least 1 percent of infants in the general population under the age of 1 through Part C.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2001
21
 
2002
21
 
2003
23
 
2004
23
37
2005
 
27
2006
 
28


Explanation: The 1 percent threshold in this indicator is based on the prevalence rates of 5 conditions: 0.4% severe mental retardation; 0.2% hearing impairment; 0.1% visual impairment; 0.2% physical conditions (spinal bifida, CP, etc.); and 0.1% autism.  
Additional Source Information: State-reported data under Part C of IDEA and U.S. Census data.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: October 2005

 
Indicator 8.2.2 of 3: INFANTS AND TODDLERS SERVED: The number of States that serve at least 2 percent of infants and toddlers in the general population, birth through age 2, through Part C
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Number of states that serve at least 2 percent of infants and toddlers in the general population, birth through age 2, through Part C.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2001
25
 
2002
25
 
2003
27
20
2004
28
40
2005
 
31
2006
 
32


 
Additional Source Information: State reported data under IDEA Section 618 and U.S. Census data.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: October 2006

 
Indicator 8.2.3 of 3: SERVICE SETTINGS: The percentage of children receiving early intervention services in home or in programs designed for typically-developing peers
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of children receiving early intervention services in home or 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
82
71
2003
83
78
2004
 
79
2005
 
83
2006
 
84
2007
 
85
2008
 
86
2009
 
87
2010
 
88


 
Additional Source Information: State-reported data under IDEA Section 618.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: October 2005

 

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