Family Resources & Training Opportunities

This page is dedicated to resources that families may find useful.

Early Intervention (EI) Services Looks Like, Doesn’t Look Like

Have you ever wondered what your Early Intervention (EI) services should look like? Or what they should not look like? The Early Intervention Parent Leadership Project (EIPLP) is sharing a document that may answer your questions. Check out the Looks Like, Does Not Look Like here!


2023 Training Events for Families

The EIPLP is pleased to offer the following standalone trainings for families. Please email us at to learn more or with any questions. Register at the links below.

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Friday, May 5: 1pm – 3pm

Turning Three Essentials


Thursday, May 11: 1pm – 3pm

Turning Three Essentials (Spanish)


Friday, May 19: 1pm – 3pm

Emergency Preparedness for Families

Wednesday, May 24: 1pm – 3pm

Family Rights in Early Intervention (EI)

Friday, June 2: 1pm – 3pm

Family Rights in Early Intervention (EI)

Friday, June 16: 1pm – 3pm

Telling Your Story

Friday, September 22: 1pm – 3pm

EIBI Resources

Friday, October 13: 1pm – 3pm

SSI & Public Benefits


Finding Your Footing: Using Your Family’s Experience to Impact Systems (Training Series runs from September – June)

Finding Your Footing is an introductory leadership training series for families getting ready to move on from Early Intervention, or that have recently graduated. The topics covered have proven to be effective in developing important skills for family members interested in taking on leadership roles in their communities and working to improve systems that serve children with special health care needs.

Topics include – Identifying Your Strengths – Effective Communication – Sharing Your Family’s Story – Sharing Online – Team Building – Care Mapping – Conflict Resolution & Negotiations – Racial Equity & Cultural Competence

Recruitment for our next series will begin in Summer 2023. To learn more, please contact us at


Welcome to Massachusetts Act Early

Massachusetts Act Early aims to educate parents and professionals about healthy childhood development, early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders, the importance of routine developmental screening, and timely early intervention whenever there is a concern.