A person trained and educated to perform psychological evaluation and conduct therapy with children/students who are experiencing emotional or behavior difficulties.
(at school, one’s mind/thoughts, one who does evaluation)
An initial process of identifying children whom appear to have delays or developmental needs. Screening activities may warrant further investigation or referral.
(very first time, screening, with it, knowledge/results)
An uncontrollable discharge of nerve cells which may spread to other cells nearby or throughout the entire brain. It may be associated with loss of consciousness and tremors.
(one who has seizures/fire up with raging behavior/emotion)
(many times, lots of time, seizures/fits)
A sense of one’s own dignity, worth and confidence.
(with oneself, respect, self-esteem)
Limited use of the major senses (hearing, taste, touch, sight, smell) in a normal way or to a normal degree.
(somewhere, one’s body, on it, something is the matter, sight, hearing, tactile/feeling/touch, smell, taste)
The fear and/or uneasiness of being parted with what is comforting and secure, such as from something or someone that one is dependent upon.
(a child, not, his/her mother, separation)
(not, separation, by it, has it set)
Coordinates all services and serves as a point of contact in helping parents/families to obtain services and assistance they need.
(infant and children, with disabilities, working/services)
A procedure for providing assistance and services to children, who are eligible for intervention.
(children, toward them, needs, with it, work/service)
Certified and trained specialist ranging from service coordinators, therapists, trainers, to doctors, whose duties are to provide direct and indirect services to children with developmental disabilities and delays.
(children, toward them, deficient/needs, with them, they work)
The occupation and duties of entities who are operating and designed to provide training, technical/medical assistance, advocacy, etc. to children with special needs and disabilities.
(children, toward them, needs, with them, work will be done, with it, centers)
Lack of infant-caregiver bonding which impedes the infant or child’s ability to enter into emotionally satisfying relationships later in life.
(mother, her baby, not, making any attachment)
(baby, not, his/her mother, with each other, making any attachment)
Services provided by a social worker, who may evaluate a child’s living condition and patterns of parent-child interactions. Services may include, counseling and working with issues surrounding the child/family living situations to access maximum resource and benefits for families.
(paper/reports, carrying it, people, among them, one walks, works)
(going among the community, one does work/services)
A person serving as a liaison between the professional team and other parties concerned with the child including, the family, funding sources, friends and representatives of past and future placements. An important role of the social worker is to help ensure that if home placement is not adequate/satisfactory for the benefit of the child, the social worker provides assistance in identifying other alternatives.
(paper/book/reports, carrier, people, with them, one works)
Instructional program/service designed and available to students who’s learning needs cannot be met by a standard school curriculum due to their special educational needs and/or disabilities.
(children, toward them, deficient/needs, just, what he/she can do, that much, teaching them, learns)
Individualized instruction designed to promote a child’s acquisition of skills and to enhance his/her development. This information must be a part of the child's plan (IEP/IFSP).
(children, toward them, deficient/needs, just, what, he/she can do, that much, teaching him/her)
Delay in how a child talks in respect to specific sound production and speech intelligibility.
(words/language, pronouncing it, by it, behind, became)
(words/language, by it, speak out, just, very much, for him/her, difficult/hard)
An individual qualified to diagnose and treat speech and language disorders and is trained in the development of speech, language and other forms of communication.
(words/language, pronouncing it, by it, behind, became, with them, one who works)
(words/language, by it, speak out, just, very much, for him/her, difficult/hard, with them, one whom works)
Test composed of selected materials, with specific directions for use, adequately determined norms, and data on reliability and validity.
(at school, test paper, by means of it, one is challenge, with it, examination/test)
A disturbance in the normal fluency and timing of speech such as blocking, prolongation, and repetition of sounds.
(one who does stuttering)