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Infant Toddler Development Training
Module 3, Lesson 3

Self Assessment


1. Ms. Jones, an ITDS for Early Steps, is also the Service Coordinator for Ho Chung and his family who moved to The United States from Taiwan shortly after Ho was born. Ho was determined eligible for services when he was 8 months old. Ms. Jones is concerned that Ho needs further evaluation in the area of communication since he is now 2 years old and has not said his first word. Ho was originally referred to Early Steps by Dr. Peed who felt he was developmentally delayed. Ho spends 2 days a week in the Bunny Rabbit Child Care Center. The staff at the center also has concerns about Ho and has requested more help. Ms. Jones has been trying to contact Ho's family for three weeks and is growing frustrated with her failure to make contact. She has left numerous messages at home and at the child care center but no one has returned her call. What would you consider to be the next BEST option to help Ho and his family?

2. Lisa Working is developing a report of the Hill family's background and resources for her team meeting on Friday. She writes, 'Mr. Hill is an uninvolved father and Mrs. Hill shows little concern for her developmentally delayed 16 month old child.' It would have been better if Lisa had written,

3. Family assessment should

4. If a family does not agree with the information and services that the professionals on the team recommended for the IFSP, the family

5. Procedural safeguards should

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