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*early intervention
-intensive, broad range services for fams with young children to reduce risk factors and promote healthy child development
-expensive, but v beneficial
-enhances intellectual & social skills
-consists of systemic efforts to provide high risk children with supplemental education experiences before they enter school
-practical things: encourage exploration, mentor basic skills, celebrate developmental advances, guided rehersal and extension of skills, protect from harmful displays of disapproval, rich & responsive language environment
*behavioral treatments
-language training often a fundamental starting point for teaching more advanced skills
-teach parents to teach their children at home
-tailored to individuals' needs
*cognitive behavioral therapy
-most effective for children with some receptive and expressive language skills
-self instructional training: teaches children to use verbal cues to process info, keep themselves on task, and remind themselves how to do a task
-learning techniques can be used to improve memory and learning
*family oriented strategies
-fam members need support and guidance, access to services, opportunities for a short caregiving break, available goal oriented counseling
-parents may be taught assertiveness skills or behavior management techniques
-parent training most beneficial during infancy/childhood, preschool and school years, emergence into young adulthood
-inclusion movement: gives childresn with disabiliteis option of being educated in regular classroom settings
-residential care: out of home placement