By The Understood Team
If your child qualifies for early intervention, these services will be spelled out in an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). This document can be long and confusing. Use this handy visual aid to help you read and understand it.
The Understood Team is composed of writers, editors and community moderators, many of whom have children with learning and attention issues.
Virginia Gryta, M.S., teaches and mentors students working toward master’s degrees and certification in special education at Hunter College.
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