“Care provider” refers to therapists and medical specialists. Detailed guidelines are provided to help parents navigate a complicated and confusing system in which effective professional care is not guaranteed. This veritable maze can often add an extra burden to the very difficult mission of seeing one’s child with a disability through childhood to a satisfying adult life.
The article is written by Sarah C. Wayland, Ph.D., Special Needs Care Navigator // RDI Consultant:
Dr. Wayland also has a website of her own: Guiding Exceptional Parents. The website has pages which list more articles and resources on this subject, and she also serves as a professional RDI™ consultant in the Baltimore-Washington DC area. RDI™ stands for Relationship Development Intervention.