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Early Start Outreach Materials

Early Start has a variety of materials and products to support a statewide, comprehensive and coordinated system of child find, public awareness and outreach. Outreach materials increase appropriate referrals, increase the community's knowledge and understanding of early intervention services, and support families' role in early intervention.

Please call 1-800-515-BABY (2229) to order outreach materials at no cost for quantities under 500 copies per item.

Central Directory of Early Intervention Resources

Central Directory of Early Intervention Resources
The Central Directory for Early Intervention Resources

Early Start Information Packet (Fact Sheet)

Early Start Information Packet (Fact Sheet)
This Information packet explains the value of Early Start as well as specific roles of the various entities that participate in delivering services.

A Family Introduction to California's Early Start Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families

A Family Introduction to California's Early Start Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families
This brochure provided to families at referral explains the steps to take if you have concerns about your child's development as well as what services are available if your child is determined eligible for Early Start.

» Available in: English | Spanish | Native American (PDF) | Chinese (PDF) | Vietnamese (PDF)

Family Resource Centers

Family Resource Centers and Networks
Learn about the parent-to-parent family support services available through Early Start Family Resource Centers.

» Available in: English | Vietnamese | Spanish (PDF)

Parents' Rights: An Early Start Guide for Families

Parents' Rights: An Early Start Guide for Families
This booklet provides in-depth information about procedural safeguards available to assure services are provided in a manner appropriate to the child's needs and the concerns of the family.
Parent rights information is current as of September 1, 2011. An updated printed booklet based on the federal Part C regulations released September 2011 will not be available until 2013.

» English | Spanish| Chinese | Vietnamese (PDF)
» A two page summary of procedural safeguards - English | Spanish | Vietnamese (PDF)

California Early Start Program-The Role of the Health Care Provider

The Primary Healthcare Providers Role in Early Intervention
This brochure explains Early Start eligibility criteria, and the important role played by the health care provider as part of a child's early intervention team.

» English (PDF)

Starting Out Together - An Early Intervention Guide for Families

Starting Out Together - An Early Intervention Guide for Families
This guide contains information about California’s program to help families whose infants or toddlers have developmental delays or disabilities. This verbiage can only be change on the webpage

» Available in: English | Spanish | Vietnamese (PDF)

Reasons for Concern Brochure

Reasons for Concern Brochure
The purpose of the brochure is to facilitate finding and identifying infants and toddlers who may benefit from early intervention services and for encouraging appropriate referrals to Early Start. The brochure includes developmental information from birth to age five and was developed in collaboration with the California Department of Education.

» Available in: English | Chinese | Vietnamese | Hmong (PDF)

 
 
Last Updated: 5/6/2014