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Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council (LEICC)

LEICC Resources

Upcoming LEICC Meetings

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:30-11am

Meeting link:

https://monroecounty.webex.com/monroecounty/j.php?MTID=m8fa5f852683d64000d5840c53bf5f3df 

Meeting number:

179 183 5855

Password:

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April 21, 2021 9:30-11

July 21, 2021 9:30-11

October 21, 2021 9:30-11 

Previous LEICC Meeting Minutes

LEICC Standing Committees

The Data Committee
Assists the Monroe County Early Intervention Program in various areas including articulating research questions and corresponding data variables, determining performance outcome measures and reviewing and critiquing the EI program data collection.

The Parent Involvement Committee
Assists the Monroe County Early Intervention Program in various areas including addressing the ongoing task of recruitment of parents for the LEICC, update and maintain the Family Resource Directory, meeting regularly with several parent support groups to continue to bring parent views to the Council and providing transition training for parents.

The Quality Improvement Committee
Assists the Monroe County Early Intervention Program in various areas including assisting EI Supervisors in creating a summary tool of all Record Reviews completed within a quarter and then submitted to EI Management and the QI Committee, working with EI Supervisors on maintaining program quality and follow up on quality improvement suggestions and developing an internal Monroe County QI Quality Review which complements IPRO.

The Transition Committee
Assists the Monroe County Early Intervention Program with continuous improvement of the Transition process. Focus groups, training, ongoing communication, and following up on implementation of changes recommended are past techniques. Input from all stakeholders (parents, CPSE chairs, service coordinators and providers) is especially valuable.

This Recruitment and Retention Committee
Is working towards recruiting additional related service therapists to the area including, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, and Physical Therapists. We will continue to reach out to colleges in the Western NY area that have degree programs in these areas to educate potential therapists on employment opportunities with children Birth – 5.

The 3-5 Committee
Will assist the Monroe County Early Intervention Program by reporting back to the LEICC periodically with information about the organization, structure and initiatives of the Preschool, Nursery School, Child Care and UPK/EPK services of both a General Education and Special Education nature within the Greater Rochester area.  Members of the subcommittee will share their knowledge of activities, trainings and proposals being considered by various groups in the community such as ECDI, ECQC, Monroe County CPSE chairpersons, New York State Education, New York State Association for the Education of Young Children, Rochester Chapter, the Early Childhood Family and Community Engagement Center (FACE).

The Public Awareness Committee
Is working on various ways to educate the community on the issues currently faced by the EI system. This includes printed material as well as electronic medium to spread the word on the importance of the EI system, as well as ways that different members of our community can provide support.

Mission

The Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council (LEICC) comprised of community representatives and parents, advises the Early Intervention Program in developing, maintaining and evaluating a system of early intervention services responsive to the needs of children birth through two with developmental delays and their and their families in Monroe County.

What is the LEICC?

A group of professionals and parents who meet 4 times each year to discuss issues concerning the operation of the Early Intervention Program. There are 4 subcommittees who meet more often and work together on projects they feel are important to improve the quality of the Early Intervention Program operation. They are:

Who Do We contact?

Tracey Taylor is the Chairperson of the LEICC: Phone:760-4457, email: traceymtaylor70@gmail.com

Other Information

Reimbursement is available for parents to help defray child care and transportation costs.

If you are unable to join the LEICC or work on a subcommittee but you have an issue you would like addressed, you can call Kathy to discuss your issue and it will be brought to the group for attention.

 

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