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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Intervention 1 in 4 babies that are born are at risk for a developmentaldelay. Without early intervention, at-risk children are "A treatment method or educational method that will work for one child may not work for another child. The one common denominator for all young children is that early intervention does work."-Temple Grandin 2004 and 2011: Implementing regulations increased the prevalence of early intervention programs. History double click to change this title text! Early 1986: Congress established the program of early intervention specifically for infants andtoddlers with disabilities. Educational Impact of The first years of a child's life are crucial in the process of development. They lay the foundation for physical health, cognitive functioning, behavior, and more. Recent research reveals the effectiveness of early intervention among children who display various forms of delay or disability. But exactly what is early intervention, how effective is it, and what is the ultimate impact? 1975: Congress passed IDEA. 25% 50% 60% 70% more likely to dropout of school more likely to beplaced in specialeducation more likely to never attend college more likely to bearrested for a crime SocialRelationships Knowledgeand Skills Action to Meet Needs National Percentage of Students who Benefited from Early Intervention Services 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 Substantially IncreasedRate of Growth Exited Within Age Expectations 20% 10% 30% 40% 50% 70% 80% 60% Sources: Barnett, W.S. (2011, August 19). Effectiveness of Early Educational Intervention. Retrieved 11 February 2015 from, J. S., Karoly, L. A., Kilburn, R. K. (2005). Proven Benefits of Early Childhood Interventions. Retrieved 11 February 2015 from, L. (2012). Child Outcomes for Early Intervention: The National Picture. Retrieved 15 February 2015 from, A. J. (2007, August 16). Effects of a school-based, early childhood intervention on adult health and well-being: a 19-year follow-up of low-income families. Retrieved 11 February 2015from, (2003, November). The Value of Early Intervention. Retrieved 11 February 2015 from
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