Category Archives: IFSP

40. Trust Given Is So Hard To Get Back Once Lost.

Trust given is so hard to get back once lost. In the beginning, with blind trust in the professionals working with our child, there was never a need for conflict because there was an assumption that whatever was being done … Continue reading

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24. On Site Information, Resources, Training and Support

It was now time to set the plan in motion. Initially we met monthly throughout the school year.  I selected three staff we called PEERs, Parent Educator Exception Resources, from the pool of the training teams.  Two of those PEERs were … Continue reading

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20. I Cannot Become Complacent But Must Remain Vigilant

I became involved in this grassroots parent civil rights movement, as most do, because of my own immediate needs for my son. I was able to resolve his issues within the first year. Subsequent IEP meetings were never an issue once I … Continue reading

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2. Early Intervention

I can barely remember all of the early intervention process. I know that after the return home from the hospital and subsequent doctors’ visits there was mention from our pediatrician that we should contact an agency called Florida Diagnostic Learning … Continue reading

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