Module 1: The Basics of Early Intervention (Current as of July 2017) (Center for Parent Information & Resources, CPIR)


Module 1 welcomes everyone to Part C of IDEA—the early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disabilities. With these training materials, you can learn about and provide training on:

  • the 8 basic steps in the early intervention process;
  • 7 acronyms used in early intervention and what they mean; and
  • 9 key terms in early intervention and their definitions.


Developmental Delay Early Childhood Early Intervention Federal Laws Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)