about the project
Early Start Resources assists in developing Early Start outreach materials and disseminates information and resources to anyone interested in early intervention and prevention.
The project is funded by the California Department of Developmental Services.
- maintains the California Early Start Library, a specialized collection of over 4,000 books, journals, and media loaned statewide;
- assists the California Department of Developmental Services in providing public awareness and outreach;
- disseminates over 265,000 resources yearly to interested individuals; and
- provides information, linkage, and referral via a toll-free phone number, 800.869.4337.
The following are available directly from Early Start Resources:
A Family Introduction to California Early Start for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families (English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Native American)
Starting Out Together: An Early Intervention Guide for Families (English, Spanish, and Vietnamese)
Parents’ Rights: An Early Start Guide for Families (English, Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese)
California Early Start Central Directory of Early Intervention Resources, 2003
Family Resource Centers and Networks (English, Spanish, and Vietnamese)
California’s Early Start Program: The Role of the Health Care Provider
Family Support Guidelines, 2002
Early Start poster
Early Start Annual Report, 2000-2001
California Early Start Library Catalog, 2003
Equals in Decision Making: Families and Professionals Plan Together in Facilitating IFSP Meetings (video)
Team Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education
Joining Forces: Early Childhood Team Assessment
How Young Children Learn (video)