University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
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Place of conference
NH-ME LEND Capstone Poster Session and Celebration (Zoom)
Supervised by the Maine Department of Education, Child Development Services (CDS) provides Early Intervention (EI) for children from birth through age 2 and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) for children ages 3-5 through a network of regional sites.
Access to EI and ECSE services educates and empowers families to understand and respond to their children’s developmental needs and supports improved cognition, language, communication, social-emotional skills, and school readiness. These early gains can lead to better outcomes later in childhood and into adulthood.
Miller, Tracey, "Barriers to Accessing Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education: Professionals' Perspectives" (2021). Student and Trainee Scholarship. 12.
Miller, T. (2021, April). Barriers to accessing early intervention and early childhood special education: Professionals' perspectives (PDF). Poster presented at the NH-ME LEND Capstone Poster Session and Celebration [Zoom web conference].
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