IHE Resources

FGRBI - Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (FGRBI) and Caregiver Coaching is an ongoing research project that focuses on developing and validating an early intervention approach that incorporates the Part C of IDEA mandates and the recommended evidence-based practices for supports and services for young children with special needs and their families.

IA-DMM - Iowa Distance Mentoring Model for Early ACCESS (IA DMM) is a collaborative project between the Iowa Department of Education and Florida State University. Local, state and national personnel are joining together to design, implement and evaluate an innovative personnel development approach to improve outcomes for young children and their families. The purpose of this project is to share information and resources with the Early Access Implementation Teams and Peer Partners engaged in the professional development sequence on family guided early intervention within the child/family's daily routines and activities.

CONNECT - CONNECT modules are practice-focused instructional resources for faculty and other professional development providers. CONNECT modules are designed using a 5-Step Learning Cycle™, an approach for making evidence-based decisions about practice dilemmas, based on the integration of multiple sources of evidence.

Iris Center - The IRIS Center is a national center dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities birth through age twenty-one, through the use of effective evidence-based practices and interventions.

Results Matter Video Library - The mission of the Results Matter program is to positively influence the lives of children and families by using child, family, program and system outcomes data to inform early childhood practices and policy. The child and family outcomes describe the benefits that are desired for children and their families as a result of participating in early childhood care and education programs and services. CDE produces videos for professional development activities and obtains voluntary written permission from all parties who appear in these video clips.

Desired Results Video Library - The Desired Results access Project established a Digital Video Initiative to support early childhood practitioners' use of video in their work. The videos on this page were produced in collaboration with our partners in this initiative, including staff from the Los Angeles Unified School District, the Sacramento County Office of Education, the Santa Clara Office of Education, and the Riverside County Office of Education.

DEC Recommended Practices - DEC Recommended Practices are a DEC initiative that bridges the gap between research and practice, offering guidance to parents and professionals who work with young children who have or are at risk for developmental delays or disabilities.

Wednesday Wonders - The purpose of this newsletter is to have a consistent, predictable way for EA stakeholders to stay current on happenings as well as share information with other stakeholders such as practical advice, training announcements, video clips, and/or success stories. It is a newsletter for stakeholders, by stakeholders.

Foundations of Early Intervention - Welcome to Iowa’s Foundations of Early Intervention online training modules. These modules prepare community college and higher education students for field experience in early intervention through Early Access.