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By Linda Wilmshurst Ph.D. ABPP, Alan W. Brue Ph.D. NCSP

A "Parent's consultant to big schooling" bargains precious info and a good imaginative and prescient of designated schooling that may aid mom and dad throughout the most likely overwhelming methods of catch-all courses that encompasses dozens of studying demanding situations: developmental hold up; studying and actual disabilities; emotional disturbance; retardation, autism; and others. jam-packed with useful thoughts, pattern varieties, and enlightening examples, it is a necessary source for supporting each baby examine.

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246 G LOSSARY ECE early childhood education: the education of a child in grades K–3 (age range of birth through 9 years of age). ECI early childhood intervention: programs designed to provide assistance to preschool-age children with physical or developmental problems. ED emotionally disturbed: the category of special education services for students who demonstrate emotional problems, as described below. emotional disturbance: students with severe emotional disturbance at various times can feel extremely sad, angry, worthless, anxious or worried, fearful, and afraid that they are not in control of their minds or behavior.

MR mentally retarded: someone who has mental retardation. mental retardation: the category of special education services for students with mental retardation. As a disorder, someone with significantly below average intellectual functioning and significant deficits in adaptive behavior. Mental retardation is classified in three different ways by three different sources: the DSM-IV; the American Association of Mental Retardation; and the educational system. See Chapter 7 for an in-depth discussion of how different organizations define MR.

OH orthopedically handicapped: the category of special education services for students with severe orthopedic impairments. OHI other health impairments: the category of special education services for students with limited strength, vitality or alertness, due to chronic or acute health problems (such as asthma, ADHD, diabetes, or a heart condition). S. Department of Education, its goal is to improve results for infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.

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