First Steps Glossary

 

A

Abuse

Ancillary Provider

Assessment

At Risk

Audiology Services

B

Belief Statements

C

Child Outcomes

Child Progress

Child Trauma

Concerns

Confidentiality

Consent

Contemplation

Criterion-referenced Test

Cultural Competence

D

DESE

Developmental Assessment of Young Children

Developmental Delay

Developmental Milestone

Diagnosed Condition

Disability

Discrete Skills

Distal

Due Process

E

Early Childhood Special Education

Early Intervention Team Model

Early Intervention Teams

Eco Map

Eligibility Criteria

Environmental Factors

Ethics

Evaluation

Extended School Year

F

Family Assessment

Family Centered Practices

Family Cost Participation

Family CPR

Family Strengths Perspective

FAPE

Functional Abilities

Functional Outcomes

H

Head Start

HELP® Birth-3

I

Individualized Education Program (IEP) (Part B)

Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) (Part C)

Individualized Family Service Plan Team

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Informed Clinical Opinion (ICO)

Informed Written Consent

Intake Coordinator

Interdisciplinary

J

Joint Home Visits

Judgmental

L

LEA

Lead Agency

Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

M

Mandated

Medical Conditions

Moral

Multidisciplinary

N

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)

Natural Environments

Negative Attributes

Neglect

Newborn Conditions

Norm-referenced Test

Notice/Consent

O

Occupational Therapy (OT)

P

Parental Rights

Parental Rights Statement

Part B

Part C

Participatory Skills

PAT

Physical Therapy (PT)

Primary Provider

Primary Referral Sources

Primary Skills

Prior Notice

Priorities

Procedural Safeguards

Professional Development

Protective Factors

Providers

Proximal

Q

Qualified Personnel

R

Recoupment

Referral

Regression

Related Services

Relational Skills

Resilience

Resources

Role Release

Role Support

Routines-based Early Intervention™-

Routines-based Interview™

S

Screening

Service Coordination

Service Coordinator

Special Education

Special Instruction

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Standardized Test

Summer Third Birthday

Supporting Provider

Surrogate Parent

System Point of Entry (SPOE)

T

Temperament

Termination

Title I Preschool

Transdisciplinary

Transition

Triadic Model

W

WebSPOE

Y

Young Child with Developmental Delay (YCDD)

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