Kathleen M. Hebbeler
Kathleen Hebbeler, PhD, has more than 30 years of experience in research and evaluation of education, health, and social programs for children and adolescents. She has extensive experience in longitudinal...
Journal Article September 1, 2016
Supporting young children with disabilities
What do we know about young children with delays and disabilities, and how can we help them succeed in prekindergarten through third grade? To begin with, Kathleen Hebbeler and Donna...
Tech Report March 1, 2016
Validity of the data from the child outcomes summary process: Findings from the ENHANCE Project
This brief describes findings from the ENHANCE study that sought to answer the question of whether the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) process produces valid ratings for measuring the child outcomes achieved through early intervention (EI) and early childhood special education…
Blog archive March 1, 2016
Lack of School Nurses in California Puts School Children at Risk
...Children’s Health, a 501(c)(3) public charity. SRI staff who worked on this study: Kathleen Hebbeler, Taletha Derrington, Sara Gracely, Cornelia Taylor, and Ron Orpitelli. This work was published online in...
Article April 8, 2015
School health services for children with special health care needs in california
Children with special health care needs (CSHCN) are at risk for school failure when their health needs are not met. Current studies have identified a strong connection between school success and health. This study attempted to determine (a) how schools…
Tech Report March 1, 2015
ENHANCE Final Report
This report presents the findings from a series of studies conducted to examine the validity of the child outcomes data produced through the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) process.
Journal Article November 29, 2011
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act’s early childhood programs: Powerful vision and pesky details
National policy affects local practice in a variety of ways and through a variety of mechanisms. In this article, the authors examine what has been learned from Individuals With Disabilities Education Act’s (IDEA) two early childhood (EC) programs about the…
Journal Article January 1, 2011
Using Survival Analysis to Describe Developmental Achievements of Early Intervention Recipients at Kindergarten
Survival analysis was used to document the developmental achievements of 2298 kindergarten children who participated in the National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study, a study that followed children from entry to...
Article June 1, 2010
Service Provider Combinations and the Delivery of Early Intervention Services to Children and Families
Using data from the National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study, this study provides a framework for characterizing the delivery of early intervention services based on the combinations of service providers who...
Article June 1, 2009
Expenditures for Early Intervention Services
Article January 1, 2009
Accountability for Services for Young Children with Disabilities and the Assessment of Meaningful Outcomes: the Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist
Journal Article October 1, 2007
Modeling the Impact of Formal and Informal Supports for Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this work was to examine factors related to perceived impact of early intervention on children with disabilities and their families. METHODS. A nationally representative sample of...