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BAY AREA
LOCAL EARLY STEPS REPORT
Reporting Period July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013

Counties Served During the Reporting Period: Hillsborough, Polk

INDICATOR STATEWIDE TARGET STATEWIDE
PERFORMANCE
LOCAL EARLY STEPS
PERFORMANCE
1. Infants and toddlers receive early intervention services in a timely manner 100% 87.8% 80%
2. Infants and toddlers receive early intervention services in the home or community based settings 87% 85.2%* 90.1%*
3A1. Infants and toddlers demonstrate improved social/emotional skills at exit** 31.9% 32.6%* 31.9%
3A2. Infants and toddlers demonstrate typical social/emotional skills at exit** 68.9% 68.3% 58.3%
3B1. Infants and toddlers demonstrate improved use of knowledge and skills at exit** 54.3% 56%* 48.2%*
3B2. Infants and toddlers demonstrate typical use of knowledge and skills at exit** 44.1% 43.5% 39.2*%
3C1. Infants and toddlers demonstrate improved use of appropriate behaviors to meet needs at exit** 54.2% 54.7%* 52.6%
3C2. Infants and toddlers demonstrate typical use of appropriate behaviors to meet needs at exit** 69.5% 69.3% 63%
4A. Families report that early intervention services have helped their family know their rights 75.2% 86% 75%*
4B. Families report that early intervention services have helped their family effectively communicate their children's needs 72.2% 84%* 67%*
4C. Families report that early intervention services have helped their family help their child grow 86.4% 92%* 83%*
5. Percent of birth to one year old children served*** 0.72% 0.75%* 0.65%
6. Percent of birth to three year old children served*** 1.9% 2.04%* 1.84%*
7. An evaluation and initial IFSP are conducted for eligible infants and toddlers within 45 days from the date of referral 100% 96.6%* 93%*
8A. The child's Individualized Family Support Plan includes steps and services to support transition 100% 93.7%* 90%*
8B. The Local Education Agency is notified of potentially eligible children 100% 86.6%* 90%*
8C. A transition conference is held at least 90 days prior to child’s third birthday 100% 97.7%* 90%*


For a more complete description of each indicator see the Indicator Description chart.  For additional information please refer to the State Performance Plan and the Annual Performance Report.

* indicates improved performance from previous year.

** The child outcomes data collection process has been phased in over a two year period, therefore data does not represent all children exiting during the year.

*** Indicators 5 & 6 calculations use data from the U.S. census bureau estimates for 2012.  Data Source: http://www.census.gov/popest/