ERIC Number: ED438672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Nutrition: Intervention Guidance for Service Providers and Families. Connecticut Birth to Three System, Service Guideline 6.
Connecticut Birth to Three System, Hartford.
This guide was developed to assist families and service providers in Connecticut with nutrition services for infants and toddlers with disabilities. Individual sections provide information about the following topics: laws and regulations related to nutrition services; eligibility for the Connecticut Birth to Three System and nutrition; nutrition specialists; the importance of nutrition in overall development; parents' perspective on nutrition; nutrition screening; nutrition assessments; recommended dietary intake; feeding; lactation for the infant with special needs; nutrition care for premature and low birth weight infants; alternative and complementary medicine; and transition from Birth to Three services. Appendices include the mission statements of the Connecticut Birth to Three System, results of a survey of nutrition services to which 34 Connecticut Birth to Three programs responded, a glossary, a list of resources, a Birth to Three nutrition screening questionnaire, and a description of various formulas for infants and toddlers. (Contains 63 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Health Services, Infants, Nutrition, State Programs, Surveys, Toddlers
Connecticut Birth to Three System, 460 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT 06106. Tel: 860-418-6147; Web site: http://www.birth23.org. For full text: http://www.birth23.org/b23guide.htm#ServiceGuidelines.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Support Staff
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Mental Retardation, Hartford.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Birth to Three System, Hartford.
Note: For Guideline 5, see ED 436 052.