The Early Childhood Disability Transition Project (ECDT) supports the transition of children receiving Early Intervention services (EI) to enrollment in Head Start programs. The project believes that early and sustained intervention is essential to helping children reach their full potential.
ECDT staff members collaborated with Early Head Start programs to identify additional opportunities to provide support for families of children with disabilities. The project is now developing and providing support services for early intervention providers, Head Start, and Chicago Public Schools.
ECDT is a collaboration between the Chicago Department of Family Support Services and the