Resources to Support EI Work During COVID-19 - Early Intervention Technical Assistance Online Learning Portal

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pennsylvania has approved the temporary provision of EI service delivery via Tele-Intervention. This learning object will provide you with an overview and tips to ensure quality practices continue through this temporary mode of service delivery.

Resources for Conducting Evaluations Virtually: This padlet hosts all the resources from the webinar including the webinar powerpoints.

Infant Toddler Tele-Intervention  and Preschool Tele-Intervention webinars provide technology tips and a framework for structuring an Early Intervention session. This goal matrix can be used with families to track how they can embed goals into their daily routines and activities.

Publisher’s Statements: This padlet has a document with the list of tools used for evaluations and their publishers. It also contains statements from publishers on using technology to administer standardized assessments. Additional statements will be added as they are made available.

Tips for Families: This tip sheet can help families prepare for Tele-intervention services for the first time. It provides information on what to expect and how you can prepare.

Tele-Intervention and Coaching a Perfect Match Family Information Sessions: These information sessions provide an overview of how coaching strategies can be used to increase the effectiveness and success of Early Intervention  tele-intervention sessions. Check out the Preschool Session here. Check out the Infant/Toddler Session here.   Information on the current status of EI services is also included as of June 24th 2020.  Resource list for Tele-Intervention and Coaching. 

Navigating Transitions in Early Intervention Services during COVID-19: These sessions provided information for families about how to support children in transitioning from Infant/Toddler Early Intervention to Preschool Early Intervention and Preschool Early Intervention to Kindergarten during COVID 19 mitigation efforts. Infant/Toddler resource. Preschool to Kindergarten resource.

Navigating Early Intervention Services during COVID-19 for Families: These information sessions provided information for families about how services are being provided during COVID 19 mitigation efforts and suggestions of how they work together with their Early Intervention Program and Providers to determine the services and supports that are appropriate for their child and family at this time. Check out the Infant/Toddler Session here.   Check out the Preschool Session here. 

Resources for EI Families During COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts: This document has a list of resources to support families of children in Early Intervention during COVID-19.

Early Intervention Services During COVID-19: Tele-Intervention for Families Infographic: This infographic will help families navigate starting Tele-Intervention during COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Share on social media and with your networks!

Ten Strategies for Engaging Parents during Tele-Intervention: This article offers practical strategies for Early Interventionists to use when coaching parents using tele-intervention.  See how these strategies helped an Early Interventionist perform successful assessments.

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