Below you will find a variety of Illinois specific resources. The "Links" section on this page offers resources related to programs funded the Illinois Department of Human Services (i.e. Central Billing Office, EI Clearinghouse, Provider Connections, etc.) and important documents such as the Provider Handbook.
- All Kids-Healthcare for All Kids
- DCFS Mandated Reporter Training
- Division of Specialized Care for Children
- Early Intervention Statewide Outcomes Survey--EISOS
- Family Outcomes Data for Children Served in Early Intervention - National and State Results FFY 2010 (pdf)
- Gateways to Opportunity Illinois Job Board
- Hearing and Vision Early Intervention Outreach (HV/EIO)
- Illinois Child Find Project
- Illinois Division of Early Childhood (IDEC)
- Illinois Developmental Therapy Association (IDTA)
- Illinois Early Learning Project
- Illinois Occupational Therapy Association (IOTA)
- Illinois Physical Therapy Assocation (IPTA)
- Illinois Speech Language Hearing Association (ISHA)
- Instructional Podcasts on Credential and CBO Applications
- Resource Modules--Illinois Early Intervention System
- Rule 500
- STARNET Regional Offices
The All Kids program offers Illinois uninsured children comprehensive healthcare that includes doctors visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and medical devices like eyeglasses and asthma inhalers.
The purpose of this online course is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse.
Established in 1937, and administered by the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) is the Illinois Title V agency that provides care coordination for families and children with special health care needs. DSCC, governed by Administrative Rules, helps children with disabilities, and those who have conditions which may lead to disabilities, grow and develop to the full extent of their abilities.
EISOS is a family survey that will examine early intervention family outcomes. The information gathered from the surveys will help guide program improvements and demonstrate positive impacts for families to the agencies that fund EI services
This document provides a summary of Illinois' family outcomes data from Federal Fiscal Year 2010. This may be particularly helpful in understanding Illinois families perspectives on the helpfulness of the Early Intervention system as well as understand Illinois' data in comparison to other states.
The Illinois Job Board provides professionals and those interested in careers in early care and education with specific information about early care and education jobs in Illinois and the qualifications needed to apply for them.
HV/EIO is a statewide training and technical assistance program regarding infants and toddlers who are deaf, hard of hearing or visually impaired.
This Child Find Project Website was created to offer information and resources related to the earliest possible identification of young children and their families who may benefit from early intervention and special education services.
The Illinois Subdivision of the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is dedicated to promoting parent-professional collaboration, to advocating for policy, planning and best practice in prevention and intervention, and to supporting those who work with or on behalf of infants and young children with special needs and their families by promoting collaboration and communication among organizations, practitioners and family members, innovations in research and the development of new knowledge, dissemination and use of information about research, resources, best practices, and current issues, and professional development through an array of activities and strategies.
The mission and purpose of the Illinois Developmental Therapy Association is to provide the highest quality services to children with disabilities and delays and their families through promoting and supporting the interests of Developmental Therapist.
The Illinois Early Learning Project Web site is a source of evidence-based, reliable information on early care and education for parents, caregivers, and teachers of young children in Illinois.
The Illinois Occupational Therapy Association (ILOTA) is the official representative of the occupational therapy profession in the State of Illinois. This website aims to provide information for ILOTA members, advertisers, occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants, students, and consumers.
The mission of the Illinois Physical Therapy Association is to empower its members to advance ethical and professional best practice of physical therapy. This website is designed to provide professional information and information about the practice of physical therapy in Illinois to physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.
ISHA's Mission is to support and advocate for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and the individuals they serve with communication, hearing, and swallowing disorders.
Podcast(s) developed by Provider Connections that are intended to assist providers in completing the application(s) necessary to become either credentialed and/or enrolled as to provide services in the Illinois Early Intervention System.
Online learning modules available as a resource to individuals wanting to find out more information about the components of the Early Intervention System in Illinois.
89 Illinois Administrative Code, Rule 500, Provides operational rules for the EI system in Illinois
STARNET provides training, consultation, and resources to the early childhood community in Illinois.
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