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Early Intervention Birth to Three

Babies are such a nice way to start people.

—Don Herald

The birth of a child is an exciting, life-changing event. A beautiful new baby comes to your house, family, and neighborhood. It is a time for celebration. Family members look at the new child and wonder: Will he be a football star, will she be a famous musician, will he discover the cure for cancer, will she become President of the United States?

But what happens when this new child has a disability? What if there are health problems? What if, as time goes by, it seems as if the child isn’t learning and progressing as quickly or easily as other children? 

Eating Disorders

The purpose of the information packet is to provide individuals with reader friendly information about eating disorders.
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All information contained in this packet is for general knowledge, personal education and enrichment purposes. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. For specific advice, diagnosis and treatment you should consult with a qualified professional.

Emotional Disturbance

The mental health of our children is a natural and important concern for us all. The fact is, many mental disorders have their beginnings in childhood or adolescence, yet may go undiagnosed and untreated for years. (1

Epilepsy

The purpose of the information packet is to provide individuals with reader friendly information about Epilepsy.
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All information contained in this packet is for general knowledge, personal education and enrichment purposes. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. For specific advice, diagnosis and treatment you should consult with a qualified professional.

Estate Planning

"Estate planning" is one of those things most parents of children with special needs know they need to think about, but actually getting around to it is another story. To give us all a little jump-start on this important step to ensuring our children's future, I asked Mary Browning, an attorney who focuses her practice on estate planning, including special-needs planning, to tell us the first five things to do. Her recommendations: 

Evaluation Nuts & Bolts: What Parents Can Do to Prepare Their Child

Evaluations are an important part of your child's educational program. Testing provides useful information for you and your child's teacher, and helps with planning an appropriate program for your child. There are several things you can do to make this a good experience for your child.

Evaluation Nuts & Bolts: What Parents Need to Know

An evaluation is the process for determining whether a child has a disability and requires special education and related services. It’s the first step in developing an individual educational program that will help your child learn.

Extended School Year Services

GUIDELINES FOR EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR SERVICES