A person acting as a parent of a child, or as a surrogate parent, who has been legally appointed. The child lives with this person who is legally responsible for the child's welfare.
(mother and father)
(one who raises one, one who cares for one (legal guardian)
(the first one, children, for them, one is responsible caretaker)
A New Mexico parent training and information center for parents and children with developmental delays, disabilities, and special needs.
(mother and father, children, their behavior, that is, that they are learning about it)
Legal rights guaranteed to parents as mandated by law. These rights include provision of services, protection of confidentiality, and complaint resolution (due process).
(mother and father, rights, on them, placed)
(mother and father, have rights)
(law, covered, rights, have)
Support available to the mother and father of a child with special needs to educate them on all aspects of their child's strengths and needs - physically, emotionally, medically, socially and educationally.
(mother and father, they are taught/training)
The agreement and acceptance of a parent for the course of action relating to their child.
(mother and father, with it, rules/laws, on them, in placed, was, by it, they agree to)
A section of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which provides special education and related services for children with disabilities three through 21 years of age (including pre-school programs.)
(children, toward them, special needs, law, at school, work with)
Early intervention program for infant and toddlers (age birth to 2 years) with developmental delays, special needs, and/or disabilities.
(infant, and children, little, toward them, deficient/needs, law, based on, home, for them, services)
Parents, children, and service providers to be a part of events and activities by interaction, involvement, and addressing issues and concerns relating to the needs, and available early intervention services, for the child and family.
(work/occupation, from one end, half, will be)
A medical doctor specializing in the care of young children.
(infant, and, children, their, by it, medicine, one does (doctor)
A fraction, ratio, or proportion of a whole (e.g., 10%, 50%, 75%, etc).
(based on one, money, that floats about, 10 cents, of that much, 50 cents, of that much, 75 cents, of that much)
The maturing process of one’s body.
A medical examination of the bodily functions and conditions of an individual.
(body, observation, examination)
Impairment of a child's vision, hearing, gross and fine motor development, and quality of movement.
(one’s body ( eyes, ears, taste, feeling/touch, movement) on it, something goes wrong with it/impairments)
(just the entire body, somewhere, one’s body, on it, something is wrong)
(somewhere, one’s body, on it, something is wrong, because of it, not, very much, able to move about)
A certified/ licensed professional who specializes on gross motor development (large muscle development) such as crawling.
(body, exercising it, one who works with it)
Services to address the promotion of sensorimotor function through perceptual and motor development.
(children’s body, by it, movements, helping them, with them, work/services)
(among the body, exercising it)
State statutes, regulations, governor’s orders, directives by the lead agency or other written documents which represents the state’s position concerning any legal mandate (including IDEA - Part B & C.)
(by it, children, with them, work to be performed)
(with it, rules/laws/policies)
An emotionally stressful situation causing a serious injury or shock to the body with lasting psychological damage.
(his/her thoughts, his/her mind, very, concussion, from it, on it, something the matter)
(frightened, by it, stress disorder, became)
Pre-term birth of a child born less than 30 weeks gestation.
(one who was forced out/premature birth)
Prenatal exposure to drugs or medications, which can cause harm to a fetus and known to be associated with the occurrence of developmental disabilities.
(woman, when pregnant, drugs/substance abuse, she uses it, from it, baby/fetus, on it, something the matter, at birth)
An educational setting designed for children between 3-5 years of age.
(children, three to five, years old, ones going to school)
(finally, school, ready for it, one who grew)
To avoid an incident or occurrence to happen.
(on one’s, something might go wrong, preventing it, one is after it)
(not, will not happen, from it, one is doing it)
Requirements set forth by IDEA which specify family rights and protections relating to provision of early intervention and special education services and the process for resolving individual child complaints concerning their rights.
(mother and father, their children/child, toward them, deficient/needs, for them, needs, based on it, with them, known, words/language, for them, one after another, placed)
The formal and professional investigation of a person’s mental process and behavior to evaluate the emotional and behavioral characteristics.
(mind/thoughts, based on it, evaluation)
Administering psychological and developmental evaluations, interpreting, and integrating information about child behavior and conditions relating to learning, mental health, and development for a psychological program including counseling, training, and education.
(mind/thoughts, evaluation, with it, work/services)