Welcome to the Infant Development Association of California

The Infant Development Association is a community that hears and responds to the voices of those working and living with young children with special needs.

Our Mission Statement
The Infant Development Association of California's mission is to foster collaboration between families and professionals working with children, birth to three with special needs. The Infant Development Association of California provides education, leadership, and advocacy.
Our Values:
Diverse leaders who are collaborative
A community that is well trained, supported and informed
Access to quality services for all young children with special needs, and their families
Optimal development and unique individualized outcomes for all children

UPCOMING EVENTS

2020 EARLY START/ECE POLICY UPDATE
Register today as we work together to serve children and families in California.

Southern California

Monday, January 27, 2020
8:30am – 9:00am Registration | 9:00am – 12:30pm Program
Braille Institute, 741 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles (Free Parking)

Presenters

  • Sharon De Rego, LCSW – California Part C Coordinator, Department of Developmental Services
  • Michele Sartell, Child Care Planning Coordinator, Office for the Advancement of Early Care and Education
  • Emma Watson, Policy & Research Analyst, Educational Equity – Advancement Project
  • Lucy Reco, Senior Policy Analyst – NAEYC

Topics

  • Updates Early Start and the Governor's proposed 2020-2021 Budget
  • Proposed Rate Adjustment for 116/805 codes 2019
  • Department of Developmental Disabilities - Developmental Services Task Force Updates

IDA Members $55 | Nonmembers $75
CE Units - Nursing, Speech and Physical Therapists - $45

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Northern California
Thursday, February 6, 2020
8:00am – 8:45am Registration | 9:00am – 12:30pm Program
The Solano County Office of Education
5100 Business Center Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534

Presenters

  • Sharon De Rego, LCSW – California Part C Coordinator, Department of Developmental Services
  • Matt Chesnut, EdD; State Interagency Coordinating Council on EI, E.D. at Parent Infant Programs
  • Elizabeth Morgan, Ed.M., Program Coordinator, Early Intervention and African American Outreach
  • Maribel Hernandez, Program Coordinator, Latinx Outreach and Advocacy
  • Teresa Anderson, Public Policy Director, The Arc/UCP California Collaboration
  • Other presenters as confirmed

IDA Members $55 | Nonmembers $75
CE Units - Nursing, Speech and Physical Therapists - $45

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