Early intervention

Though most legislative sessions have adjourned, lawmakers and advocates across the country continue to advance efforts to support children and families. A lot can happen at the tail end of a legislative session, as Colorado
State lawmakers face difficult choices about how to use scarce public resources. To ensure that investments have a big impact on young children, lawmakers often want to know—which policies actually work? The Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact
This year, the Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap—a guide for state leaders on the most effective investments to ensure all children thrive from the start, based on the most rigorous evidence available—has expanded. The Roadmap policies
Last Thursday, October 12, the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center hosted our fourth annual Research to Policy Summit . We shared the many ways state policy choices impact families, demonstrated these impacts through our simulation of a family of three in different states, detailed the most effective policies states can employ to help children thrive from the start, and summarized the progress states have made this year toward implementing effective policies.
Did you miss the Summit? Click here to access the full recording.
Early Intervention (EI) programs, funded through Part C of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) offer services for infants and toddlers (birth to age 3) with disabilities or developmental delays, regardless of family
EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES WHAT ARE EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES AND WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT? Part C of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides funds for states to establish Early Intervention (EI) programs, which
12 EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS TO HELP CHILDREN THRIVE The prenatal to age 3 (PN-3) period is the most rapid and sensitive period of development, and it sets the foundation for long-term health and wellbeing. The science
We released our 2022 Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap in October which provides guidance to state leaders on the most effective investments states can make to ensure all children thrive from the start. Below, you’ll find
Rigorous scientific evidence informs our annual policy guide, which gives states actionable solutions to improve outcomes for all young children.

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