How to Successfully Partner with Families of Children with Disabilities

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A summary of an article entitled “The 5-Point Plan: Fostering Successful Partnerships with Families of Students with Disabilities” by Caitlin C. Edwards & Alexandra Da Fonte that appeared in the Jan/Feb. 2012 Issue of Teaching Exceptional Children. This CEC Journal article was geared toward school age children, but the underlying purpose of its message applies very well to early intervention …

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Baby Exercise Equipment & Development

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Walkers, Exersaucers & Jumpers: Is There an Impact on a Baby’s Development? More and more baby “exercise equipment” becomes available to parents every year and often parents ask us questions during therapy sessions and evaluations such as “Should I get a walker for my baby?” or “Will using a bouncer help strengthen my babies leg muscles?”. You will find varying …

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Institutional vs. Home Life for a Newly Adopted Child

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How an Institutional Setting Differs from a Warm, Home Environment If you adopt a child who has been living in an institutional setting, keep in mind that its often hard for children in these settings to become attached to their caregivers. The caregivers rotate in shifts and there are usually too few of them. A shortage of adult caregivers means …

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