O'Reilly logo

Parenting Your Complex Child by Peggy Lou Morgan

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER

6

ENCOUNTERING THE “DUMB-PARENT TREATMENT

SERVICES TO A DISABLED CHILD are generally handled by a team. This usually includes educational professionals, such as the director of special education for the local school district, the speech therapist, vision specialist, recreation/vocational therapist, autism or behavior therapist, teacher(s), and parents or guardians. Depending on where you live and what other services your child receives, the team might also include a county case manager and other providers of service to your child.

The team creates an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Individual Service Plan (ISP). These plans contain goals and the services needed to reach those goals. Many goals are based on testing done by the various ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required