Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center - AFB Directory Profile
Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
Campus Box 8040-UNC Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
(919) 962-2001 (Local)
(919) 966-7463 (Fax)
The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (formerly NECTAC) supports the national implementation of the early childhood provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Our mission is to strengthen systems at all levels to ensure that children (birth through five) with disabilities and their families receive and benefit from high quality, culturally appropriate and family centered supports and services.
ECTA Center provides information and publications (free download) about early intervention for infants and toddlers and early childhood special education services for preschool age children via the ECTA Center website.
Geographic area served: All US states and jurisdictions.
Betsy Ayankoya, Associate Director, Betsy.Ayankoya@unc.edu
Joan Danaher, Associate Director, (919) 962-7315, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Goode, Information Specialist, (919) 966-8426, email@example.com
Lynne Kahn, Principal Investigator and Co-Director, (919) 962-2781, Lynne.Kahn@unc.edu
Christina Kasprzak, Co-Director, (919) 962-2783, firstname.lastname@example.org
Services for Children
- Information and Referral
- provides information and publications (free download) about early intervention for infants and toddlers and early childhood special education services for preschool age children via the ECTA Center website.
Services for Professionals
- Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
- Services are not specific to visual impairment, but state programs for IDEA's provisions for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with or at risk for disabilities.