Information for Infant/Toddler Programs
Beginning in fall 2013, Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in California will be responsible for using the DRDP access instrument to assess all infants and toddlers with IFSPs who receive LEA services. The resources on this page provide information and tools to help you prepare for implementation of the DRDP access with children, birth to three years of age.
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Tutorial: 2013 Rollout of the DRDP access with Infants and Toddlers
This tutorial reviews the background and requirements for the use of the DRDP access with infants and toddlers with IFSPs. It also links to resources and information about training to help you get started. Accessible text content.
Frequently Asked Questions About Using the DRDP access with Infants and Toddlers
The Desired Results access Project recently held two web conferences in May to provide an overview of the fall 2013 implementation of the DRDP access for infants and toddlers with IFSPs. This document includes a general overview of the new requirement and a summary of the questions that were asked during the web conferences.
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Visit the DRDP access Assessment System and Federal Requirements document for descriptions of the components of PL 108-446, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) and the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) that form the legal basis for the participation of infants and toddlers and their families with Individualized Education Plans (IFSPs) and preschool-age children with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) in the DRDP access Assessment System.
Download the PDF of our Responsibility Checklist: DRDP access Assessment System for Preschool Special Education document, which outlines the responsibilities of participants in the DRDP access Assessment System.
Last updated: 08/06/2013