HUSV 374 RP2 FU

HUSV 374 RP2 FU - HUSV374:Followuptoweek2

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HUSV 374:  Follow up to week  2  One of the problems with infants and young children is that it is difficult to determine whether the  delays they might be demonstrating are related to slower development, poor parenting, or an  actual disability.  Since growth and development,  over time,  with some interventions provided  through special services to both the child and the parents might yield some positive changes in  the child, professionals are reluctant to label infants and young children.  By label, I mean one of  the labels recognized under IDEA as categories of disability:  learning disability, mental  retardation, emotional/behavorial disturbance, autism,  speech or language impairments,  physical or health disabilities, deaf and hard of hearing,  low vision and blindness, and a number  of low incidence disabilities. The real issue is obtaining special services for children and their families.  However, in order to  provide those services (which are tied to some special funding) we must have some way of  defining who these children are.  Hence, we now have the broader label, developmental 
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HUSV 374 RP2 FU - HUSV374:Followuptoweek2

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