Cost-effectiveness and efficacy of programs

Type: 
Paper/Report
Author/Presenter: 

Hebbeler, K., & Spiker, D. (2011). Cost-effectiveness and efficacy of programs. In C.J. Groark (Series Ed.) & S. Eidelman (Vol. Ed.), Early childhood intervention: Shaping the future for children with special needs and their families, three volumes: Vol. 1 (173-207). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Praeger.

Age: 
0-3/Part C /Early Intervention
Age: 
3-5/Section 619/Preschool
Year: 
2011
Month: 
July
Abstract: 

Provides a brief summary of terms and analyses used in determining costs and cost-efficiency in early intervention services. The authors then address what is known about efficacy, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of services to young children with disabilities. Lastly, future trends and the need for information to make good decisions about programs and services is discussed.

Topics: 
Child Outcomes