The following information is specific to those who provide services for children under school-age five with special needs.
CDS System Information
Provider Contract Resources. Resources for contracted service providers.
CDS Policy Manual. The CDS Policy Manual is compiled to provide a current source of reference to employees and providers. This manual is intended to assist leadership in the delivery of policy, services, programs and practices in a fair, equitable, and consistent manner; and will be updated as necessary.
- CDS Related Forms. Browse all special education forms, many of which are applicable to CDS.
- CINC Provider Training
Early Intervention (Part C)
- Child Outcome Summary. Progress for all children eligible for early intervention/special education is measured on three national child outcomes.
Early Childhood Special Education (Part B, 619)
- Academic Calendar. Calendar for CDS Part B 619.
- Program Approval. All public and private Early Childhood or Special Education programs that intend to provide special education and related services for children school-age three to five must obtain approval through the CDS State Intermediate Educational Unit.
Professional Development Opportunities. Resources for professional development events for early childhood professionals.