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The Early Childhood
Personnel Center
ECPC facilitates the development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive systems of personnel development for the early childhood workforce serving infants and young children with disabilities eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

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University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
The UCEDD offers education and community training programs with the goal of optimizing the learning environment for students with disabilities, and equipping certified teachers and para-educators with researched based strategies for improving student outcomes.

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Leadership Education
in Neurodevelopmental
& Related Disabilities
The goal of the LEND interdisciplinary training program is to prepare trainees and family members to improve healthcare delivery systems to children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities.

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Opinion

Study Pinpoints Down Syndrome Milestones

Individuals with Down syndrome continue to learn new skills well into adulthood, according to a study that’s offering a timetable of what to expect from those with the chromosomal disorder.

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Advancing the Field: Improving Education and Compensation for Early Childhood Education Teachers

Practitioners, policymakers, and researchers agree that high quality early care and education (ECE) can support positive child outcomes...

 

Inclusion

Early Childhood Inclusion, Lifelong Community Living

On Dec. 11, HHS leaders visited an inclusive early childhood program, where children with and without disabilities learn and play side-by-side.

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40th Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education published its 2018 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) annual report to Congress.

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