A reason or condition that has brought about the developmental delay or disability in a child resulting his/her current conditions.
(the thing that cause him/her, on one, something that cause a problem)
A disability resulting from damage to the brain (central nervous system) before, during, or after birth and outwardly manifested by muscular incoordination and speech disturbances.
(children, brain, spinal cord, inside it, was injured/damaged)
A healing ritual performed by a traditional medicine person to diagnose and treat a patient to restore harmony with nature and to restore physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual strength.
(Navajo, their ceremonies)
The progressive and orderly changes in a child's motor, cognitive, language, social, and adaptive abilities.
(children, with him/her, developing)
An activity to locate, identify, and refer children (birth to 5 years of age) who are at risk for developmental delays or in need of special services (i.e., education, medical, social services, etc.)
(children, screening and referring, with them, work)
The physical growth of children.
(a child, in reference to growth)
Services that concentrate on ensuring that a child's needs (i.e., health, social, welfare, safety etc.,) are met and to guarantee that he/she is not within a situation which can be of danger to him/her.
(children, for them, care, with it, service)
(children, looking after them, with them, services)
Serious infection of the middle ear which if not treated immediately, or correctly, can and will result in hearing loss.
(ears, on it, something the matter, just, with it, time extends/continues)
(just, very much, his/her inner ear, pus, infections)
(very much, seriously, his/her inner ear, painful)
A serious heart/lung condition where a harmful disease develops, also medically known as bronchio-pulmonary dysphasia.
(very much, seriously, his/her lungs, on it, something the matter)
The exact age of a person based on date and year of birth.
(children, their age)
Congenital anomaly involving incomplete fusion of the lip and gums in the midline of the face.
(baby, his/her lips, just not, grows together, at birth)
Congenital anomaly involving incomplete fusion of the palate in the midline of the mouth.
(baby, palate, just not, grows together, at birth)
Person who specializes in helping others utilizing therapy, behavior management, cognitive - behavior techniques, etc. These individuals deal with mental disorders.
(doctor, mind/thoughts, one who does evaluation)
The progressive and orderly change to a child's thinking such as mental processes of perception, memory, judgement, and reasoning.
(children's thought/mind, and their learning, development)
A term used to describe agencies, organizations and individuals working with one another cooperatively to ensure that a child's and family's needs are met through adequate services.
(working together, respectfully)
Understanding others and letting others know what you want.
(speaking and comprehension, process)
Providing services to children and families in their communities.
(just, at one’s community, one who will help (services), with one, places, work in progress)
(just, in the community, people, with them, work/services)
A behavioral illness that causes one to act or behave inappropriately or in an unusual manner.
(just not, according to good behavior, one carries on)
(those with conduct disorder)
(his/her behavior, got too much/out of hand)
Protection, in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws, if personally identifiable information including, but not limited to written information.
(laws/policy, by it, confidential, not told)
A disease, deformity, or deficiency existing at or dating from birth, which may be the result of heredity, or of a pathologic condition following conception
(body, on it, something the matter, with it, hereditary)
The parent agrees and grants permission prior to an initial evaluation or assessment, as well as initiating early intervention or preschool special education services. The granting of consent is voluntary on the part of the parent and may be revoked at any time. The parent must be informed (in the parent's native language or other appropriate mode of communication) of all information relevant to the activity for which consent is sought.
(I will be helped, one wants to, by it, consent, one agrees to it)
(wishing to, one wants to, by it, consent, one agrees to it)
An appreciation and respect for cultural variations, as well as groups and individual differences.
(with one’s, culture, based on it, people, with one, appreciates, by it, one is aware of it)
(Navajo, their cultural beliefs, about them, one is aware of them)