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|Ill child care||
Child care services provided to a child who has a mild sickness. Similar terms include "mildly ill child care" and "sick child care."
|In-home child care||
Child care provided in the child's home by relatives or non-relatives. Non-relative caregivers are sometimes called nannies, babysitters and au pairs.
Being aware of everyone’s right to be treated the same.
Meeting state income requirements to receive a subsidy for child care.
|Individualized Education Plan – (IEP)||
A program generally developed for a child who receives special education services. The plan focuses on areas of assistance the child may need to succeed at specific tasks or areas of learning.
|Individualized Family Service Plan||
A guide written for the direction of early intervention practices used to assist a child with special needs. For more information, click here .
Services designed to meet the unique needs of children and families.
|Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)||
The national law that works to improve results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities. For more information, click here .
A child birth to 12 months of age.
|Infant stimulation programs||
Programs for enhancing the sensory and cognitive development of infants and young toddlers through exercise and play. (Also called parent/infant stimulation.)-
|Informal child care||
A term used for child care provided by relatives, friends and neighbors in the child's own home or in another home, often in unregulated settings. Related term - kith and kin child care.