A child who is making little or no steady progress in growth and development.
(infant, to him/her, unable to thrive, at birth)
Recognition that the family is the constant in a child's life and that service systems and personnel must support, respect, encourage, and enhance the strength and competence of the family.
(friendship/kinship, with it, one, being, mother, and, father, and their children, work/center)\
(just, hogan/homes, at that place/space/service, with it, work/service)
(from the home, the most important, with it, work/services)
A process that gives the family, as a unit, advice, opinions and instructions to help direct the judgment and/or conduct of the family.
(just one, from home, toward one, counseling, teachings)
(one’ children with them, toward ones, talking/counseling)
A resource provides the child and family with support, and helps them to deal with whatever is of interest and importance to them. A family's priorities and concerns are situations and matters that are of importance and effect the parents and child.
(hogan/homes, and special needs, work to be accomplished, work on, discussed)
A specialist who provides counseling to help parents and children with special needs to be able to cope and deal with the illness or disability.
(one’s children, with them, toward one, talks/counseling, peace maker/comforter)
(home, from that place, with it, one who works)
If an unborn child is exposed to alcohol because his/her mother drinks during pregnancy, the child may be born with "FAS." FAS is a disorder characterized by abnormalities in physical and mental development as a result of prenatal alcohol exposure. FAS can affect the child's appearance (i.e., growth and/ or features) and his/her brain development (i.e., thought process and his behavior.)
(woman, when pregnant, with it, drinking, her baby/fetus, premature birth, will be at birth)
Development and movement of small muscles, such as holding a spoon, writing, drawing, or cutting scissors.
(child, his/her hands, with it, manipulation skills, development, and, based on it, one’s body, it is, one’s taste, one’s hearing, one’s smell, one’s sight, by it, growth)
Examples: Béésh adeeß yótàß (holds spoon), na’azoh (writes), na’ach’ààh draws)
Supportive assistance throughout the duration of early intervention services. Follow up services may determine the adequacy of past and present programs in meeting the needs of the child/ family. The services may also ascertain the readiness of the child to benefit from new programs.
(up to a period of time, when it becomes, one does follow up)
One who gives parental care to a child even through they are not related to the child legally or by blood. Usually, done in a legal manner.
(mother and father, just one who does the caretaking)
(baby, raising, couple wishing, given to)