Blogjam: Navigating the Early Intervention Maze When parents or a pediatrician suspect a speech-language difficulty in a toddler, the local early intervention program is usually the parents’ first resource. Blogger Sherry Y. Artemenko offers parents tips for using the process to find the right speech and language services. On her “Play on Words” blog, Artemenko ... Blogjam
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Blogjam: Navigating the Early Intervention Maze
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Blogjam   |   January 01, 2014
Blogjam: Navigating the Early Intervention Maze
The ASHA Leader, January 2014, Vol. 19, 17. doi:10.1044/leader.BGJ4.19012014.17
The ASHA Leader, January 2014, Vol. 19, 17. doi:10.1044/leader.BGJ4.19012014.17
Navigating the Early Intervention Maze
When parents or a pediatrician suspect a speech-language difficulty in a toddler, the local early intervention program is usually the parents’ first resource. Blogger Sherry Y. Artemenko offers parents tips for using the process to find the right speech and language services. On her “Play on Words” blog, Artemenko says that “although I have great respect for the professionals serving the Birth to Three Program, I do feel a parent’s advocacy can be important at several steps.” She explains why each of her six steps—being informed, being prepared, requesting specialized therapists for evaluation and again for treatment, speaking up, and getting involved in treatment—is critical to success in navigating the system. bit.ly/tips-for-ei
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