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Feinberg, Edward – Infants and Young Children, 1999
Provides a case analysis of a child with a medically complex profile in which early-intervention staff and special-education staff worked to determine family priorities and utilized the local hospice agency to devise creative programming that meets the needs of the family and child. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Case Studies, Early Intervention, Family Needs
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Vacca, John; Feinberg, Edward – Infants and Young Children, 2000
Discussion of problems faced by early interventionists in working with families offers practical guidelines for developing effective collaborations between early intervention programs and families. These include establishing family-centered services and rules for clinician/parent communication, encouraging the family to be a genuine coparticipant,…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention
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Feinberg, Edward; Beyer, Jonathan – Infants and Young Children, 1998
Addresses public policy issues concerned with treatment of children with autism under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Emphasis is on issues raised by the popular, but labor-intensive, Lovaas method, such as whether these therapies are an entitlement under IDEA, the choice of an intervention strategy decision process,…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Autism, Compliance (Legal), Decision Making
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Vacca, John; Feinberg, Edward – Infants and Young Children, 2000
This article discusses how clinicians can work with parents of young children with disabilities who may themselves have mental health disorders. Recommendations are provided for an initial approach to parents with mental health challenges, referral to psychiatric personnel, establishing trust and rapport, and sustaining a relationship with parents…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Family Programs, Infants