Early On Michigan Implementation Manual

Early On Michigan Implementation Manual provides guidance on how to implement Early Intervention in Michigan. Sections are continuously being updated to reflect changes in federal regulations and state guidance.

Table of Contents*
* This is a work in progress, the sections in blue are links to content that has been completed and approved by Michigan Department of Education. The other sections are yet to be developed.

  • 06. Public Awareness, Child Find & Referral  Folder Icon06. Public Awareness, Child Find & Referral
    • icon Early On Public Awareness
    • The goal of Early On Public Awareness is to generate and build awareness about Michigan's early intervention system and resources that may be available to families who have concerns about the development of their child(ren).

    • icon Early On Referral Intake Process
    • Early On Michigan has a statewide referral process. Referrals are taken over the phone or online at the 1800earlyon.org website.

    • icon Child Find
    • Child Find is a continuous process of public awareness activities, screening, and evaluation designed to locate, identify, and refer as early as possible all young children with disabilities and their families whare are in need of early intervention services and supports. In Michigan, Child Find for Early On is supported through the 'Don't Worry. But don't wait' campaign and 1800earlyon.org website.