A community based program that provides supplemental services such as evaluation, training, technical assistance, and limited therapy to Native American children age’s birth to 21 years who have special needs and developmental disabilities.
(Indians/brown skins, their children, toward them, deficient/needs, with them, work/service provided)
Hospital unit that utilizes specialists such as physicians and nurses to care for patients, who are
in such serious condition, that they must be continuously monitored.
(body, very much, it is, for it, care)
A federal law which contains requirements for serving children with developmental delays, birth through two years, and with disabilities through twenty-one (21) years and their families.
(children, toward them, deficient/needs, based on it, rules, made
An IEP is an educational plan developed with the child’s family to address concern, document present levels of performance, and provide appropriate educational programming and related services. The plan will describe what the family or child’s concerns are what plan of action will be taken, how, and who is responsible for providing special education and other related services.
(children, toward them, deficient/needs, paper, for them, written plan, following it, with them, work/service provided)
A written plan that helps describes how the family expects the early intervention program to work with them to reach expected outcomes. A work plan designed to let everyone know where they want to go, how they are going to get there, and what they need to do to make it happen.
(hogan, from there, children, toward them, deficient/needs, paper, for them, written plan, following it, with them, work/service provided)
Children birth to one year of age that have been diagnosed with a physical or mental condition that has a high probability in developing delay.
(infant, just, toward it, special needs, one who is born)
When a child is not progressing cognitively as quickly as his peers.
(one’s learning, and, ones thinking, by it, delayed, became)
(his/her thinking, by it, behind/delayed, became)
A person who acts as a guide (for a short period of time) to ensure that a needed services are received by facilitating entry of Navajo children and families into the state early intervention system.
(under HIS, Navajo children, with disabilities, one who supports and works)
A meeting at which time information is obtained from the family regarding the child.
(by asking question, with one, one tells a story)
This phrase is used to describe a process of assisting a child, with developmental delays, and his/her family. Intervention may include therapy, training, and or technical assistance to increase the child's developmental functions.
(children, toward them, deficient/needs, for them, intervention)
(children/child, toward him/her, special needs, for him/her, treatment)
A measure of general intelligence obtained by formal testing. It consists of either a ratio of mental age to chronological age or a score of deviation from an expected test performance by age.
(Anglo, way, thoughts/thinking, researching)