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Developmental Assessment of Young Children (DAYC) Training

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In 2007 Missouri identified a need to distinguish between screening, evaluation and assessment procedures conducted within First Steps, Missouri’s early intervention program. Furthermore, there was also a need for statewide consistency in the utilization of a standardized evaluation tool, reporting results and determining eligibility for Missouri First Steps. Missouri identified the Developmental Assessment of Young Children (DAYC) as a uniform instrument to determine eligibility.

In 2014 Missouri First Steps began utilizing the second edition of the DAYC.  The following documents have been developed to assist in the training of service coordinators and providers throughout the state.


Workshop Materials