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Puzzle Pieces, Part 4: THE FIRST ONE

Even though I knew my son wasn’t talking on time,

That first assessment still hit me hard.

We had set up a screening with our state’s early intervention program. 667 more words


Brown (1974)



Single Subject Designs




  • The summary of the intervention procedure(s) can be viewed by scrolling about two-thirds of the way down on this page.
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Intervention Analysis

The Koala Meeting.

This week our hospital visits culminated in a meeting at a big children’s hospital in Holland.  The meeting, called a ‘Koala meeting’ is set up so your child gets examined by a group of doctors, then they go away for 20 minutes and deliberate and then they come back with a diagnosis or a new plan for testing.  541 more words

a bit of positive news

about two weeks ago, we had the twins 9 month doctors appointment. our pediatrician is actually an NP and has been with us every step of the way since @littlepund was born. 305 more words


Words That Shouldn't Break Parents' Heart (but 90% will the first time parents heard 'em)

It took me quite long time to convince my self that it’s OK to write about this topic. It’s OK to share the experience, feelings, and thoughts on this topic. 795 more words


Puzzle Pieces, Part 2: WHEN HE'S READY

By the time I was decorating my 2.5-year-old son’s first picture-communication board with an “autism ribbon,” we had been aware of his lack of speech for well over a year and a half. 709 more words


Developmental Delay

Before Little Bear arrived in our lives, we knew that he had a diagnosis of Developmental Delay. Indubitably the delay was brought about by years of neglect and under-stimulation, but I don’t want to dwell on blame, rather on the consequences. 746 more words