MS Infant Toddler Technical Support

This is an archived program and therefore, may not contain current information.

"Creating learning opportunities for families and providers supporting young children."

Project MITTS is funded by the Mississippi State Department of Health, Infant and Toddler Early Intervention Program, and sponsored by the Institute for Disability Studies.

MISSION

  • Promote the use of recommended best practices in the field of early intervention

  • Increase the quality and availability of early intervention personnel

  • Provide planned and coordinated in-service training, pre-service training and technical assistance

  • Increase the long term outcomes for children

  • Promote an effective service system that is family-centered, team-based and facilitates the use of natural environments.

MITTS Memo

Provides information about legislation, new publications and research of interest to early intervention providers and to university faculty.

Calendar of Events

Provides local, state, regional and national training events of interest to early intervention providers and faculty.

MITTS for Parents

Provides information on parenting resources across Mississippi; programs and services of interest; interviews with policy makers; Part C and Part B staff, District Coordinators, etc. via a bimonthly publication. Available on the MITTS Web site. Print versions are available at district offices.

Conversations Interactive Video Network Seminars

Provides training for service coordinators and providers across the state on best practices, assessment, intervention and transition. Dates and times are posted on the MITTS Web site.

CONVERSATIONS

"Conversations", Providing Training for Mississippi 's Early Intervention Coordinators and Providers, is a statewide training session via the Interactive Video Network (IVN). Conversations is held numerous times throughout the year and may be viewed at various IVNlocations across the state. 

Outreach Training

Provides intense interdisciplinary training and coaching sessions. Training is available upon request to service providers and service coordinators in each district. The training is based on a best practice theme and review of a child/family being served through the model demonstration program or through the district. 

Transdisciplinary Teaming Part 1

Transdiciplinary Teaming Part 2


Orientation for New Service Providers 

Provides training for service coordinators and providers across the state on best practices, assessment, intervention and transition. Dates and times are posted on the MITTS Web site.

Outreach Training

Provides intense interdisciplinary training and coaching sessions. Training is available upon request to service providers and service coordinators in each district. The training is based on a best practice theme and review of a child/family being served through the model demonstration program or through the district.