DARS/ECI videos have been produced to help educate and inform families and professionals about ECI’s service delivery system and about parental rights (procedural safeguards).
Videos are streamed through YouTube. The video links will take you to YouTube to view these videos.
All ECI videos are captioned in both English and Spanish. Select thesymbol to choose the language caption.
Transcripts are also provided in both English and Spanish.
"About Texas ECI" (8 Min.)
The “About Texas ECI” video provides a brief overview of ECI services and explains how ECI partners with families to support their child’s development. In this video you will hear from ECI parents and ECI professionals who share how ECI’s services worked to meet their needs. You will also learn about the enrollment process, where services are provided, how services are paid for, and other ways that ECI provides value to the children and families.
"Parent to Parent: Knowing Your Rights" (11 Min.)
The "Parent to Parent: Knowing Your Rights" video complements the ECI Parent Handbook, encouraging families in ECI to understand and exercise their rights. It also encourages parents to feel free to ask questions if they don’t understand something being said by an ECI professional or something in the handbook. It provides an overview of some, not all, of a family’s rights, such as consent, prior written notice and confidentiality.
"Padre a padre: Conocer sus derechos" (10 Min.)
El video “Padre a Padre: Conocer sus Derechos” complementa el Manual para padres de ECI, el cual anima a las familias en ECI a comprender y ejercer sus derechos. También anima a los padres a hacer preguntas si no entienden algo que ha dicho un profesional de ECI o que está escrito en el manual. Da un resumen de algunos, no todos, los derechos de una familia, como consentimiento, aviso previo por escrito y confidencialidad.
"Texas ECI: Family to Family" (10 Min.)
The “Texas ECI: Family to Family” video offers a family perspective for families who have been or may be referred to ECI and who would like to learn more about ECI services. ECI families talk about their experiences with ECI and how their child and the family benefited from ECI services; not just on the day of service, but every day as they apply the lessons learned from ECI professionals. You will hear how important you are to your child’s success and how you and ECI staff will work together to help your child.