Category: Early Intervention

Orientation and Mobility Assessment

| November 24, 2007

  Lyra had her first Orientation and Mobility assessment on October 16th. She was 17 months old. I had been and still am doing a lot of research on Orientation and Mobility, and the benefits of the services to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Orientation and mobility(O&M) is 3 things: knowing where you are, knowing where […]

Find Early Intervention Services

| October 18, 2007

Lyra has been receiving Early Intervention(EI) services since she was about 5 months old. The level of services and method of services vary from child to child and state to state. These services are provided under the federal law IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education ACT). I have come across parents that have never heard of […]

Lyra’s 1st IFSP

| September 30, 2007

This is a new post, but old information. Originally I had posted a complete copy of Lyra’s original IFSP. However, because of privacy concerns, I removed that link. From this point on, rather than posting the complete file, I will just copy and paste the relevant information from the IFSPs. I will be updating a […]

Lyra’s Functional Vision Assessment

| September 3, 2007

Lyra’s Functional Vision Assessment -completed August 2006 when Lyra was 3 months old.

Early Intervention

| February 5, 2007

Early Intervention Services-4 months-present Vision Specialist and Occupational Therapist come once a week for an hour, one on Tuesday, the other on Thursday. Work on vision skills- tracking, following, depth perception Work on motor skills, reaching, grasping, holding head up, rolling over Work on using vision and motor skills together- opening mouth when spoon is […]