Birth - 3 and Early Childhood

Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC) and Division for Early Childhood (DEC) resources.



AFIRM Modules are designed to help you learn the step-by-step process of planning for, using, and monitoring an EBP with learners with ASD from birth to 22 years of age.



Meet Boardmaker Activities-to-Go! Free, printable activities for students in K-12. Whether you are an educator, speech language pathologist, behavior specialist, or parent, start teaching today.


Early Childhood Personnel Center

The Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC) has curated COVID-19 resources to share with early childhood programs and professionals.


ECTA Center

The ECTA Center supports state Part C and Section 619 programs in developing high-quality early intervention and preschool special education service systems, increasing local implementation of evidence-based practices, and enhancing outcomes for young children with disabilities and their families.


Elementary School

With topics ranging from planets to life skills, special education platform Boardmaker offers several free downloadable activities that can be tied to speech and core content in elementary school.


Iris Center

The IRIS Center is a national center dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities birth through age twenty-one, through the use of effective evidence-based practices and interventions.



NCPMI provides services with the goal of promoting the positive social, emotional and behavioral outcomes of young children (birth through five), reducing the use of inappropriate discipline practices, increasing the inclusion and ongoing participation of young children with disabilities in early childhood settings, and the promotion of family engagement.


NRPS Elementary Sites

Provides learning resources for children in Kindergarten to Grade 5.


Open Culture

This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and teachers. It features free video lessons/tutorials; free mobile apps; free audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks; quality YouTube channels; free foreign language lessons; test prep materials; and free web resources in academic subjects like literature, history, science and computing.

Resource Folders

Learning resources for students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade


Early Childhood Intervention TelePractice

Here you can find information on how you can use tele-intervention during this time of social distancing. This includes an overview of system requirements, how to plan a visit, the three parts of a virtual visit, and what conducting an tele-intervention visit looks like in action.


Early Childhood Technical Assistance and Training TATS

TATS is a statewide project which supports programs serving prekindergarten children with disabilities by providing technical assistance and training. This support promotes high quality programs leading to positive outcomes for children and their families.


Resources for Remote Learning Boston Public Schools

The Department of Early Childhood is committed to supporting children, families, and educators through this tumultuous time. We have highlighted a number of resources to address the unique challenges and opportunities of learning at home for our youngest children.


Resources to Support EI ECSE During the COVID19 Outbreak CEC DEC

EI-ECSE resources ranging from articles or blog posts to stories for children, videos and webinars


Teaching Young Children with Disabilities Online

As professionals transition to providing services and education online, the importance of engaging young children with exceptionalities and their families is especially important. In partnership with the Division for Early Childhood (DEC), we'll be bringing you webinars and Quick Takes to help you move your interventions online.


ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy

ABC Mouse is an award winning early learning academy for kids ages 2-8.