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Early Childhood - Home Life

Early Childhood - Home Life
Early Childhood - Home Life
Questions Your Child Will Want You to Ask:
  Is our home in a good school district that promotes inclusive education, so I can learn and grow with my siblings and other neighborhood children?  Have you explored adaptations to our home that will better accommodate my needs? Do I need assistive technology for our vehicle so I can get out an explore my neighborhood and community? Do you make sure I have responsibilities at home like other family members, such as chores?  Are you exploring how technology can assist me with daily activities?  Is our home safe? Have you practiced fire drills with me?  Have you talked to police, Emergency Medical Services, or fire department about emergency response for me? Are local emergency numbers and poison control information easily accessible in case something happens to me?  Are you leaving me with safe, reliable childcare when you need to go out? Are you helping me learn who to trust and how to be safe?

Living in A Good School District

Home Adaptations

Changing the Environment to meet Your Child’s Needs- http://www.mychildwithoutlimits.org/plan/assistive-technology/home-modification/

More Home Modifications Funding Sources- http://www.disabilityrights.org/mod3.htm
Vehicle Modifications

Personal Responsibility

Ideas to enhance personal responsibility http://www.ct.gov/dds/cwp/view.asp?a=4402&q=512446
Technology and Daily Living
Family Information Guide– Assistive Technology http://www.fctd.info/resources/fig/Sec1.htm
EZ AT:  An Assistive Technology Guide for Parents with Children age 3-8- http://www.pacer.org/stc/pubs/ezat.pdf
Safety for Young Children