Joint Statement on Collaboration and Coordination of the MIECHV and IDEA Part C Programs
The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services recently released a joint statement to set a vision for a stronger partnership between awardees of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C Program. The statement provides an overview and highlights the existing opportunities for partnerships between the two programs. This statement also provides recommendations to identify and enhance opportunities for collaboration and coordination between the two programs, specifically for states, territories and tribal entities.