This course will provide an overview of early intervention from the historical, legal, and current best-practices perspectives, as well as an introduction to caring for infants with high-risk situations and disabilities, from birth to age three. The concepts of intervention in natural environments and family-centered support will be explored. The course is designed to support the training needs of early childhood educators, early intervention assistants, parents, and care providers who will serve this population. Students will observe/present curriculum in an approved setting for 10 hours.