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Certificate in Early Intervention

Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention is a program to train evidenced based service providers and professional leaders advocating for infants, toddlers and young children with disabilities or delays to receive community based services and supports. Participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to deliver evidenced based early childhood intervention.

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Developmental Evaluation Clinic

The Developmental Evaluation Clinic (DEC) provides an interdisciplinary evaluation of babies up to two years of age who were born prematurely. Children receive an interdisciplinary evaluation. Areas addressed include cognitive, motor and neurodevelopmental functioning. Call (202) 444-8569 to schedule an appointment.

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Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence

Georgetown University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (GUCEDD) and the UCEDDs at Georgia State University and the University of Southern California, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles launched the Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training Activities Project.

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Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND), funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration is a premier training program that began in the 1960s. There are currently 56 LEND programs in 44 states. LEND programs provide long-term, graduate level interdisciplinary training as well as interdisciplinary services and care.

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Parenting Support Program

Parenting Support Program (PSP) is an innovative home visiting program funded by DC Health to support parents with intellectual or other disabilities who are pregnant or parenting children through age 5. This program uses an evidence-based curriculum with adaptations to enhance parent capacity around child development, child safety, parenting skills and navigate community-based systems for themselves and their children.

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Transition Implementation Partnership

The Transition Implementation Partnership (TIP) project was created to address the interests and needs of parents with intellectual and developmental disabilities as their children transition across different stages of development. Examples of transition include from home to child care, or from child care to preschool; kindergarten to elementary school; middle school to high school, and beyond.