Autism Spectrum Disorder: Overview and Red Flags UM-NSU CARD

2021-10-11T17:12:34-04:00Tags: , , , , |

UM-NSU CARD is offering a free webinar providing the most up-to-date information about early warning signs of autism spectrum disorder, how to get an accurate diagnosis, and helpful resources for families and service providers. This webinar will be offered through Zoom. Presented by Dr. Amy Beaumont, Licensed Psychologist and co-Director of the Autism Spectrum Assessment

Expert Webinar and Panelist Discussion – Dyslexia: The Neuroscience of Early Identification & Intervention by Fumiko Hoeft and Margie Gillis

2021-03-09T14:14:33-05:00Tags: , , , , |

In recent years, findings from scientific research in education, psychology, genetics, and the neurosciences have increased our understanding of dyslexia and the importance of early identification and instruction for young children. In this webinar, Dr. Hoeft will discuss the different components of science and neuroscience informing the development of early screeners that assess school readiness

The Importance of Childhood Developmental Detection

2020-10-01T15:09:59-04:00Tags: , , , , |

This workshop will cover the significance of early childhood developmental detection, the importance of meeting developmental milestones, and the understanding of the screening process. Register in advance for this meeting: jcsfl.org/virtualworkshpseries-8 Meeting ID and Password provided via email upon registration.   October 21, 2020 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm Contact: Hortensia Lozano 305.740.8998 Ext 612 hlozano@jcsfl.org

Health Services – Adulthood

2020-07-06T14:30:43-04:00Tags: |

HEALTH SERVICES Making sure you have regular checkups and are receiving the appropriate medical treatment is very important. Some people with disabilities may be at increased risk for chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions, and may require extra health and related services. Access to a quality practitioner that provides the best

Health Services – School Years

2020-06-24T13:35:43-04:00Tags: |

HEALTH SERVICES Developmental interventions, or “health services,” are provided to families who have a child or children that have a developmental delay. Medical treatment is recommended according to individual need and should not differ from common approaches to providing medical care. To get special therapy related services, the state will use an

Early Intervention

2020-06-25T07:59:55-04:00Tags: |

EARLY  INTERVENTION Early Childhood Intervention means finding specific ways to help a child become as functional as possible. The first step of early intervention is evaluation. Once a child is evaluated, he/she can receive the appropriate type of treatment that he/she needs. Sometimes, getting your child help at an early age can enable

Health Services

2020-06-24T13:41:53-04:00Tags: |

HEALTH SERVICES Developmental interventions, or “health services,” are provided to families who have a child or children that have been identified as having a developmental delay. To get health services, the state will use an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or Individualized Education Program (IEP). Discipline-specific therapies and family support services are

Behavior Management

2020-03-04T13:00:30-05:00Tags: |

BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT All children use behavior as a way of getting their needs met. In children with special needs, delays in language, social skills and self-help skills may result in various behavioral challenges. If your child has a difficult time communicating his or her needs or wants, s/he may act out with inappropriate

Early Childhood Education

2020-05-26T13:21:37-04:00Tags: |

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION It’s very important to find an early childhood program that is built on respect for families with a focus on ensuring that every child has a place in the community and the best possible chance to succeed. Support, information and coordinated services in community settings are what will enhance

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