Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice

This notice includes an explanation of parental rights for children receiving services through an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individualized Education Program (IEP).

Resource: PDF Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice
Early Intervention Services: The IFSP

Once you know your child is eligible for an IFSP, you may have some questions. How do you get started on an IFSP? Who attends these meetings? What can I expect? Read on to learn the answers to these questions.

Resource: PDF The IFSP
Parent IFSP Checklist

Now that your child is eligible for Early Intervention services, you will have a meeting to build the IFSP, or Individualized Family Service Plan. View this handy checklist as you plan for your IFSP meetings.

Resource: PDF Parent IFSP Checklist
IFSP Process

Early Intervention Services are for children with disabilities ages 0-2. It begins with a parent concern about your child’s development. Read more on how this process begins and what it looks like.

Resource: PDF IFSP Process
The Parts of an IFSP

The IFSP document can be quite long and hard to understand. It has a lot of good information that can support your child during this time of learning and growth. This factsheet labels each section of the IFSP and tells you a little bit about what should be here. Remember, you know your child best and can work together with your team to make a great IFSP!

Resource: PDF The Parts of an IFSP
Extended Early Intervention Services

This fact sheet informs families about extending services from age 3 until kindergarten, through an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Resource: PDF
MSDE Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) Process and Document Guide

This document,  developed by the Maryland State Department of Education,  details the Early Intervention Process for the state.

Resource: URL IFSP Process and Document Guide

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