Teamwork in early childhood intervention for children with disabilities and their families. Australia offers a guide of global significance. Essential reading for all of us

Teamwork in early childhood intervention for children with disabilities and their families. Australia offers a guide of global significance. Essential reading for all of us

ECIA National Guidelines for Best Practice

From ECAI website: Early Childhood Intervention Australia’s (ECIA) National Guidelines for Best Practice in Early Childhood Intervention enable practitioners across Australia, no matter where they operate from, to access the latest research and advice on di

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A Caring Activist Team to support a vulnerable teenager, adult or elderly person costs absolutely nothing. Here is how you do it on your patch…

A Caring Activist Team to support a vulnerable teenager, adult or elderly person costs absolutely nothing. Here is how you do it on your patch…

Peter Limbrick writes: Hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people are struggling to cope each day without effective support. The desperate situation is made worse in countries with austerity programmes and in countries with new migrant populations.

Public services are never going to help all of th

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TAC Outline: Team Around the Child in early childhood intervention – what it is and how it grew out of the One Hundred Hours project

In this approach to disabled children, a small individualised team or TAC (the Team Around the Child) is established around each child and family. Each child’s TAC is more effective, creative, wise and powerful than the individual people in it. Typically, the members of a TAC might include, in addit

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Kangaroo care by fathers and mothers: comparison of physiological and stress responses in preterm infants

A paper by B K Srinath, J Shah, P Kumar and P S Shah

Abstract

Objective: To compare physiological and biochemical responses in stable preterm neonates and their parents following kangaroo mother care (KMC) and kangaroo father care (KFC).

Study Design: We conducted a prospective cross-over design st

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Could you start a caring activist forum for disabled teenagers stuck at home after leaving school?

Could you start a caring activist forum for disabled teenagers stuck at home after leaving school?

Peter Limbrick writes: In every country there are teenagers with physical, learning or sensory disabilities (or a combination of them) who have left school and now have no study, employment or social activities.

They are stuck at home with none of the learning, play and social activity they had

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