Project Find Webinar May.6.2010

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Project Find Webinar May.6.2010

  1. 1. Office of Innovative Projects Child Find Webinar May 6th, 2010 Victoria Meeder, Public Awareness Supervisor and Christy Callahan, Director
  2. 2. Child Find Webinar Topics for 5/6 1. Referral Data 2. Child Find Guidance Document 3. Timeline for Initials document created by CEN (Center for Educational Networking) 4. New Outreach Tools for Early Childhood Special Education (3 to 5) 5. Twitter - Benefits & Use of Social Media 6. How can Project Find support Child Find Coordinators?
  3. 3. Referral Data 1-800-Early On and 1-800-252-0052 Baseline Data (Mid Year 10/8 - 3/09) Birth to 3 = 2539 (Early On) 3 to 26 = 581(Project Find) Top 3 Referral Sources • Physicians 42.2% • Hospitals 23.5% • Educators 27% Current FFY (Mid Year Data 10/9 - 3/10) Birth to 3 = 2968 (Early On) 3 to 26 = 614 (Project Find) Top 3 Referral Sources • Physicians 39.3% • Hospitals 22.7% • Educators 28.9%
  4. 4. Child Find Guidance Sharon LaPointe, LaPointe & Butler to develop the Child Find Guidance document. Timeline for Initials - CEN Center for Educational Networking - Special Education Guidance documents. -Timeline for Initials http://www.cenmi.org
  5. 5. Project Find Statewide Outreach Efforts Statewide Display Board at Conferences Bus Campaign Watch Me Grow Calendar
  6. 6. Project Find Offers Materials for Outreach Students Parents of Parents of High school advancing from children youth drop out grade to grade Pre-K -5th 6th – 9th grade prevention with a Grade suspected disability
  7. 7. Child Find in Michigan
  8. 8. New Outreach Tools for ECSE Copy text: Sometimes the signals are small one: Some trouble in school, speech problems, learning that just seems too hard. Understanding a developmental or learning delay is the first step to getting help for your child. Project Find provides information and assessments to make sure that your child is ready to learn and succeed. This help is free. So don't worry but don't wait. Call us or visit ProjectFindMichigan.org for more information.
  9. 9. Outreach Tools for ECSE Copy text: Sometimes the signals are small one: Some trouble in school, speech problems, learning that just seems too hard. Understanding a developmental or learning delay is the first step to getting help for your child. Project Find provides information and assessments to make sure that your child is ready to learn and succeed. This help is free. So don't worry but don't wait. Call us or visit ProjectFindMichigan.org for more information.
  10. 10. How can we support LEA's? Child Find Outreach Tool to build awareness amongst school district personnel.
  11. 11. What is All the Buzz About? Social networking has changed the way people communicate. Globally, people can connect in an instance. Social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Blogger, YouTube, & LinkedIn allow users to create on-line communities. More recently, businesses are using social media to create "buzz" and build awareness about their organizations and/or products.
  12. 12. Follow Our Twitter "Tweets" http://twitter.com/ChildFindMich
  13. 13. SlideShare Channel
  14. 14. ProjectFindMichigan.org
  15. 15. 1-800-252-0052 ProjectFindMichigan.org 1-800-EARLY ON 1800EarlyOn.org 1-866-334-KIDS eotta.ccresa.org

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