About Us

Welcome to KDEC …the professional home of early interventionists, early childhood special educators, related services personnel and families of young children with special needs in Kansas.

The Kansas Division for Early Childhood (KDEC) promotes the education of young children with exceptional needs and encourages and promotes professional growth and research as a means of better understanding the unique needs related to young exceptional children.

Kansas Division for Early Childhood

Mission Statement

It is KDEC’s mission to advance the field of infant and early childhood mental health. This is accomplished through professional recognition and connection, providing education opportunities, and promoting and advocating for public policies that advance the importance of social and emotional development of infants and young children.

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