The ICC-Recommended Early Start Personnel Manual (ESPM) describes core knowledge and role-specific competencies needed for early intervention service provision, incorporating current research and evidence in the field of early intervention. To access the ESPM, click here.
This resource is related to the following ESPM knowledge-level competencies:
- Core Knowledge (CK):
- CK6: The sequences of development and the interrelationships among developmental areas/factors
- CK8: The etiology, diagnosis and characteristics of disabilities and risk factors.
- CK9: The characteristics and influence of disabilities and risk factors on early development, learning, care giving and relationships