Oregon Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright. Joni Anderson Advocate/Consultant/Evaluator 14407 SW Teal Blvd. #D Beaverton, OR 97008 (503) 524-9420 E-mail: email@example.com Provides assistance for parents and students to... Translating Youth Development Into Action
For more than two decades, the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) has promoted the youth development approach to working with young people. Numerous other Federal agencies, foundations, and national organizations now support the youth development approach through their new initiatives,... Early Education for Children with Special Needs
The field of Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education (EI/ECSE), which includes services for young children with special needs from birth through age 5, is relatively new. As early as 1975, some states were providing services to preschoolers with disabilities; however, in many states,... Questions and Answers about IDEA
Introduction Each year, the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) receives thousands of requests from families and professionals for information about special education and related services for children and youth with disabilities. This News Digest has been...
Early Intervention and Multicultural Competence
There is the same cultural and ethnic diversity among families of children with disabilities as their local community, rarely reflected in the staff or leadership of early intervention centers and advocacy groups. Outreach and programming should be culturally appropriate and inclusive for all. Help families connect to aid, support
Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, or IDEA, the Guam Department of Education is required to locate and educate all children with disabilities on the island. And, for the most part, they do an excellent job. Guam DOE's Guam Early Intervention System, or GEIS, in... More special needs kids get early support
SINGAPORE - It has not been easy for Madam Li Zhao Xia, whose youngest son is autistic. The 35-year-old cleaner used to receive frequent calls from his childcare centre teachers complaining about his behaviour, such as not getting along with other children, and not paying attention in class. But... Prevention and early intervention is 'the key' to improving public health
Are you comfortable with prenatal exposure to alcohol, tobacco, and drugs?
May 12, 2011, 12:53 pm
I don't ask this question to scare you. But I ask because it is a real possibility in almost any type of adoption, from international to U.S. infant to foster care. You need to go into adoption with your eyes wide open instead of burying your head in the sand. You may be thinking "this doesn't... Denial - It's not a River in Egypt
October 25, 2011, 7:24 am
Pepper came home to us when she was three weeks old. She was our first baby -- perfect in every way. Since she was our one and only, we could adapt to her quirks and foibles; any issue I chalked up to my imperfect parenting. So it came as quite a shock to me when she was two and my social... Profound Responsibility
November 13, 2011, 2:47 pm
This week we will finish our final steps in licensing renewal: We'll have our fire inspection and we'll take our SIDS/Shaken Baby training for this year. The fire inspection should go fine; my only concern is that I realize we've not had a fire drill in ages. Maybe after nap time...
The Nature and Meaning of Social Integration for Young ...
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8F Henshaw St. Woburn, MA 01801 (781) 935-3855 Towns Served-- Stoneham, Melrose, Reading, North Reading, Wakefield For an early intervention program description click here.
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