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Video Illustrations of
Family Guided Routines Based Intervention in
Iowa's Early ACCESS System

The videos on this page can be used to promote recommended early intervention practices. They were produced in partnership with families and providers in Iowa to illustrate family guided routines based intervention (FGRBI) practices. Two of these videos illustrate what FGRBI looks like during home visits, narrated by providers and family members who reflect on a number of key strategies and themes. In a third video, a parent offers her perspective on the use of toy bags by home visitors.

 

A Home Visit with Kris and Kiyah (10:53)

Early ACCESS special education teacher Peg joins Kiyah and her father, Kris on a home visit. Peg supports Kris to embed opportunities for Kiyah to learn and participate in the family's everyday activities such as getting ready for childcare and taking a walk.

A Home Visit with Brandon's Family (7:59)

Early ACCESS speech-language pathologist Alison works with Brandon's parents on ways to support Brandon's language development. The family practices using new strategies during the visit and makes plans to use the strategies throughout the week.

Families Talk About the Toy Bag (2:00)

Brandon's parents discuss the benefits of using their own toys and materials for Brandon's play, rather than toys brought in by an early intervention provider.

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A Parent Talks about Iowa's Early ACCESS Program (3:46)

A parent discusses the features of early intervention that have been so helpful to her family.

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An Early Interventionist Talks about Making the Shift to the Coaching Model (2:00)

An Early ACCESS occupational therapist talks about her participation in the Iowa Distance Mentoring Model, how she made made the shift to using a coaching model, and what she likes about using it.

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An Early Interventionist Talks about Using Video to Reflect on Early Intervention Practices (0:57)

An Early ACCESS occupational therapist talks about her participation in the Iowa Distance Mentoring Model and how valuable it has been to use video to record, reflect on, and improve her early intervention practices.

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A Home Visit with Julia's Family: Using Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (9:09)

Early ACCESS occupational therapist Patty works with Julia's mother on ways to support Julia's communication, positioning, and participation in everyday routines. The family practices using new strategies during the visit and makes plans to use the strategies throughout the week.

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A Home Visit with Julia's Family: Using Family Guided Routines Based Intervention (35:29)

Early ACCESS occupational therapist Patty works with Julia's mother on ways to support Julia's communication, positioning, and participation in everyday routines. The family practices using new strategies during the visit and makes plans to use the strategies throughout the week. NOTE: This is the long version of this home visit and illustrates almost the entire visit.

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Setting the Stage for FGRBI - The role of the service coordinator (4:16)

Service coordinators play a vital role in supporting families in Early ACCESS. Watch as some of Iowa's service coordinators describe how they set the stage for families beginning intervention by describing FGRBI and by supporting families to identify key routines and priorities.

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Supporting Children By Improving Family Outcomes (13:19)

All programs that serve young children and their families can improve outcomes for children by making a difference for their families. This video describes the importance of supporting families, collecting data on family outcomes, and using the data to improve the program. Using the family data collected by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education’s Part C/Early Intervention Program as an example, this video highlights how three families who received early intervention benefited from support to their family. This video is a companion to the video Child Outcomes: Step-By-Step.

A Home Visit with Esaia’s Family: Coaching with FGRBI (10:59)

This video illustrates how a Speech-Language Pathologist and a parent work together during early intervention home visits. The SLP and the parent describe the benefits of using a coaching approach, focusing on family routines, and using Family Guided Routines Based Intervention as a framework.

Using Video Technology To Enhance Coaching In Early Intervention (6:37)

This video illustrates a pilot project in New Mexico in which early intervention practitioners video record their home visits, post the videos to a private video sharing and collaboration platform, and receive coaching on their application of new practices.

A Home Visit with Hailey's Family: Learning to Coach with FGRBI (10:55)

In this video, a FIT early intervention home visitor describes her work with Hailey and her parents who are both military personnel. She describes how she has made the transition to using a coaching approach and the benefits of coaching and Family Guided Routines Based Intervention.