SFY16 Early Intervention Program Summary

State fiscal 2016 program summary of EI referrals, children served, IFSP services, and program exits.

Early Intervention Point-in-Time Child Counts

Total number of children served (i.e., children with an active IFSP) on the specified count date.

Early Intervention Referrals

Total number of children referred to EI in a given month. If a child was referred multiple times in one month they were only counted once. This count does not include transfers from other counties.

Note: SFY17 numbers are preliminary and will be finalized at the end of the fiscal year. Preliminary months are denoted with an asterisk within the data file.

Early Intervention Cumulative Counts

Total number of children served in EI at any point during the specified time range.

Data and Monitoring Road Show – Using Data in Excel

Instructions for completing some commonly used Excel functions, formulas, and procedures, both in general, and specific to the Program Referrals Extract Report and EI Services Report.

Note: This document was created as a resource to be utilized for the 2016 Data and Monitoring Road Show, and therefore is not intended to be a comprehensive guide for using Excel. Also, all of the instructions refer to how to perform tasks in Microsoft Excel 2013, so steps may differ if using a different version of the software.

Ohio EI Baseline Analysis Process

A description of compliance monitoring, Ohio’s cyclical monitoring process, the baseline analysis schedule, baseline analysis results, and the process for correcting findings of noncompliance.

Data and Monitoring Q&A

The EI Data and Monitoring team has received many questions over the past year about data, monitoring, documentation, and other topics. Many of these questions came up during the Data and Monitoring "Road Show" trainings during late 2016. These questions, along with answers to each, are provided in this document.