Screens and/or supervises the screening of infants and toddlers to determine the likelihood of developmental delay.
Participates in multidisciplinary evaluation of infants and toddlers with potential delay to determine their level of functioning, strengths, and concerns in cognitive, motor, speech-language, socio-emotional, and self-help/adaptive developmental domains.
Determines the appropriate curriculum, strategies, and goals for a program of intervention that address delays or potential delays in these areas.
Assists the family in determining its priorities, concerns, and goals for the child relating to cognitive motor speech-language, socio-emotional self-help/adaptive skills.
Participates with Early Intervention team and family to develop an appropriate IFSP.
Ensures that the goals reflect the concerns and priorities of the family.
Provides service coordinator (cased management) for families and serves as liaison to school-based or other community-based service delivery programs.
Provides oral and written reports of screening, evaluation, and treatment. Enters appropriate workload and patient data into an approved automated data system.
Possesses a Master’s degree in Special Education or Early Childhood Special Education.
Possesses a minimum of two years experience within the last five years in early childhood special education, early intervention.
Possesses a state issued certificate/license in special education, early intervention, or early childhood education in one of the 50 states, as a service provider to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.
Possesses experience as a member of an interdisciplinary medical or early intervention team.
Possesses experience in providing family-centered intervention in a community home-based service delivery system.
Possesses qualifications to administer standardized or criterion referenced developmental assessment instruments when necessary to determine eligibility under the criteria established by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Has ability to write clear and meaningful functional outcomes and strategies with families on an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
Sterling/Magnum Medical provides staff to the US Department of Defense's Educational and Developmental Intervention Services program. Providers will be employed in an early intervention program, working with developmentally delayed infants and toddlers of American military families living overseas.