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Transitioning After Age 3

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Developmental Pathways aims to create a continuous transition from Early Intervention to the next phase of care for children ages three to five. We are here to bridge the gap families often experience in services and connection to resources when they transition out of Early Intervention as the child turns three.

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These four short videos will walk you through the process of transitioning out of Early Intervention services with Developmental Pathways. While Early Intervention services will end at age three, Developmental Pathways and your local school district are here to support you and your child.

Estos cuatros videos te llevaran a través del proceso de transición de los servicios de Intervención Temprana con Developmental Pathways. Mientras que Intervención Temprana termina a la edad de tres años, Developmental Pathways y tu distrito escolar local están aquí para apoyarte a ti y a tu hijo.

Video 1

Overview of the Transition Out of Early Intervention
Resumen De La Transición Fuera De La Intervención Temprana

At age three years, your child will transition out of Early Intervention services. This video provides an overview of the people, services, and timelines that will make up the transition process.

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Video 2

Part C And Part B: Comparing Services
Parte C Y Parte B: Comparación De Los Servicios

Part C Services, provided through the Early Intervention Program, end at age three years in Colorado. School-based Part B Services start in pre-school for qualifying children. Learn about the services available for children with developmental delays.

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Video 3

Prepare for the Transition Process
Prepárese Para El Proceso De Transición

As a parent or caregiver, you can do several things to get ready for the transition out of Early Intervention. Take out a paper and a pen to write down a few notes.

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Video 4

Overview Of The Transition Out Of Early Intervention
Resumen De La Transición Fuera De La Intervención Temprana

After Early Intervention, children may still get services with Developmental Pathways. If your child did not meet all their IFSP goals in Early Intervention, our Community Outreach Program could be a resource for your family.

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Other Resources

Parents

Milestone Tracker:

Track your child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with the free app.

Developmental Milestones:

Watch Your Child Learn and Grow: milestones from ages two through five years

Checklist to track your child’s developmental milestones from ages two months to five years

Child Find:

To make a referral for screening or evaluation for a delay in development (children 3-5)
State | Denver Metro | Resources Page

Online Educational Resources to Use at Home (subscription required):

Time4Learning
ABC Mouse

For Early Childhood Professionals

Partnerships for Inclusion: Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce to Implement High-Quality Inclusion Practices

Developmental Pathways Early Childhood Professional Resources

Disabilities Services Newsletters: 
A newsletter dedicated to staff working with young children with disabilities and their families.

Head Start Disability/Inclusion Network:
Engage with the Head Start disability/inclusion community around the country in an online community hosted on the MyPeers platform.

Pre-K Teach & Play:
Re-imaging early education. Redefining inclusion. Reclaiming children’s right to learn through play.

Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns free online early childhood training module.
Continuing education available.