Child Find Resources

Procedural Safeguards

As a parent, you are entitled to information about your rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These rights, or procedural safeguards, are intended to ensure that you have the opportunity to be a partner in the educational decisions made regarding your child.

Notice of Procedural Safeguards for Parents of Students with Disabilities
English | Spanish | Haitian-Creole

Procedural Safeguards for Exceptional Students Who Are Gifted
English | Spanish

Website Resources

Florida ESE Parent Involvement Website

Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards for Four-Year-Olds

Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards: Birth to Five

Early Childhood Resources

Child Development Toolkit

State of Florida Office of Early Learning

State of Florida Parent Involvement of Exceptional Education

Do2Learn  – Do2Learn offers free pages with social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, and communication cards

Florida Department of Education &mdash Early Education and Pre-Kindergarten – This website provides information for parents, providers, school districts, and early learning coalitions about Florida’s VPK program and transition to kindergarten.  All information is provided in pdf format.

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning – The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning is a national center focused on strengthening the capacity of child care and Head Start programs to improve the social and emotional outcomes of young children.

  • What Works Briefs: Summaries of Effective Practices for Supporting Children’s Social-Emotional Development and Preventing Challenging Behaviors.
  • Practical Strategies: Scripted Stories for Social Situations, Tools to work on “Building Relationships”/Book Nook/Teaching Social-Emotional Skills/Tools for Developing Behavior Support Plans
  • Chat Sessions: – Print transcripts from previous chat sessions, sign up to join a future live chat session.

Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) – This website provides evidence-based practices to meet the needs of young children who have, or are at risk for, problem behavior.

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