Children who have been removed from their parents need stability and permanence; this is as true for disabled children as it is for others. Yet many children are subject to extended periods of uncertainty and instability. Growing attention has been paid to the need to achieve permanence within a tim
Professor Keith Storey writes: We have tried to make this a practical how-to text for service providers. The format, readability, and detailed descriptions make it a resource for those responsible for providing positive behavior supports in employment, community, and residential settings.
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Abstract: 'Research on Nicaraguan Sign Language, created by deaf children, has suggested that young children use gestures to segment the semantic elements of events and linearize them in ways similar to those used in signed and spoken languages.
'However, it is unclear whether this is due to childre
The new HELP ME GROW Social and Emotional Milestones documents provide an overview of a young child's typical social and emotional development by age.
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Amazon: This book offers a wide range of health and social care professionals the knowledge and strategies to address key issues, enabling and empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to enjoy healthier lives.
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Peter Limbrick writes: Lean and Colucci have given us a master class in thoroughness – thoroughness that is essential for all interagency collaboration. Planning for effective school-based mental health services requires governance and vision at state (or provincial or regional) and district levels
Effective interagency collaboration for babies and young children who require on-going support from plural agencies, services and practitioners is very often an aspiration rather than a reality.
In the author's experience, a major limiting factor in achieving joint working can