Your Early Intervention Therapist and You

If your child is in the early intervention (EI) system, you are being serviced either by a therapist or a whole team of them. Your team may be made up of one or more of the following disciplines: Service Coordinator Works for ChildLink, determining eligibility for EI services. Communicates with the team to make sure [...]

Your Child’s Self-Help Skills

When your child is evaluated prior to entry into the early intervention program, a team of professionals looks at his/her skill levels in the following domains; cognitive, communication, physical, social-emotional, and adaptive. The last domain, adaptive skills, refers to your child’s abilities at self-help. This includes the ability to sleep through the night, to self-feed, [...]

Real Self Esteem: Nurturing a Healthy Awareness of Self

Less than one hundred years ago in this country, young people who proved themselves diligent and hardworking were rewarded, and those who didn’t, were punished. In those days, children fell over themselves to earn the approval of adults. Funny how things have changed. Now, it seems, parents are falling over themselves to earn the approval [...]