Glossary of Terms
Developmental Domains are the 5 areas of development that are assessed through the Early Intervention Program (EIP). These 5 areas include:
- Physical / Motor
- Social / Emotional
Services that are provided by qualified personnel and meet the needs of the child and family as described in the Individualized Family Service Plan (I.F.S.P.). These services are provided with parent consent and to the maximum extent possible in the Natural Environment.
An Individualized Education Plan (IEP): A plan for a child’s special educational services that the parent and the committee on special education (for children 3-5) or that the parent and a committee on special education (for children 5-21) will develop if their child qualifies for these services.
Individualized Family Service Plan
Licensed Master Social Worker
Natural Environment Teaching
A person who works in partnership with the family to provide support and services that help the family to coordinate and obtain their rights under the Early Intervention Program and services agreed upon on in the Individualized Family Service Plan
Behavioral analysis of language, which focuses on the function of language, not just the form (Skinner, 1957)