Morrison, K. S., Shaw, E., & Spiker, D. (2021, Sept 23). DEC Position Statement on LBW and Prematurity and State Part C Eligibility. Presentation at the DEC virtual conference.
The DEC Position Statement on low birth weight (LBW) and prematurity summarized developmental outcomes of these infants and provided evidence of the positive impact of early intervention and family engagement. This session will discuss current Part C state eligibility definitions related to LBW and prematurity and their alignment with DEC recommendations.