Identification of Disabilities and Service Receipt Among Preschool Children Living in Poverty

dc.contributor.author Luze, Gayle
dc.contributor.author Wall, Shavaun
dc.contributor.author Peterson, Carla
dc.contributor.author Swanson, Mark
dc.contributor.author Carta, Judith
dc.contributor.author Luze, Gayle
dc.contributor.author Eshbaugh, Elaine
dc.contributor.department Human Development and Family Studies
dc.date 2018-02-17T02:22:41.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T04:06:22Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T04:06:22Z
dc.date.issued 2011-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>This study examined the prevalence of indicators of disability or potential disability among preschool-aged children enrolled in the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Longitudinal Follow-Up. Three categories of indicators were established: received Part B services, developmental risk, and biological risk. The majority of participating children (62%) were classified into at least one category. Children living in poverty from birth through preschool and of minority status were among those most likely to be classified; these children were likely to have received a variety of services. The majority of children who received Part C services (79.8%) received Part B services as preschoolers, but 33% of the children with a developmental risk identified before age 3 continued to have a developmental risk during preschool yet did not receive specialized services. Results highlight the importance of understanding the relations among child and family characteristics and service receipt to inform policy and practice.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is from <em>The Journal of Special Education</em> 47 (2011): 28, doi:<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022466911407073" target="_blank">10.1177/0022466911407073</a>.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Disability and Equity in Education
dc.subject.disciplines Economic Policy
dc.subject.disciplines Education Policy
dc.subject.disciplines Special Education and Teaching
dc.subject.keywords early childhood special education
dc.subject.keywords Part C services
dc.subject.keywords early identification
dc.title Identification of Disabilities and Service Receipt Among Preschool Children Living in Poverty
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