Normally used to describe any child that would require any special services.
The Special or unique, out-of-the-ordinary concerns created by a person's medical, physical, mental, or developmental condition or disability. Additional services are usually needed to help a person in one or more of the following areas, among others, thinking, communication, movement, getting along with others, and taking care of self.
Needs which the majority of people do not have and which need to be addressed if a person is to experience quality of life.
If you or your guest have any special needs such as dietary restrictions or physical limitations, please inform the person in charge before the ritual, so that accommodations can be made.
Generally refers to children that are typically more difficult to place because they have some physical, emotional, or developmental issue; are older; or are biracial or multi-ethnic. The term may also be used to describe siblings that would do better if adopted by the same family.
A broad term that describes a wide-range of issues. Children who qualify for special needs adoption are generally between the age of eighteen (18) months and fourteen years old. Many have emotional, physical, or intellectual disabilities, or belong to a sibling group that needs to be placed together. For more in-depth understanding of special needs adoptions, AVAILABLE HERE.
Unexpected (i.e. not present at time of functional assessment) needs that arise in relation to supporting the client and/or service provider.
a term to describe a child who has disabilities or who is at risk of developing disabilities and who, therefore, requires special services or treatment in order to progress, or who require special adaptations made to their instruction or environment in order to learn.
A term used to describe a broad range of needs that children with a physical disability, learning disability, emotional or behavioural problem may have.
A term to describe a child who has disabilities, chronic illness, or is at risk for developing disabilities and who needs educational services or other special treatment in order to progress.
A person of any age with needs resulting from an emotional, behavioral, cognitive, physical or personal condition that necessitates receipt of care or supervision in order to meet the person's basic needs or to prevent harm from occurring to him or her. Such conditions include, but are not limited to, a) Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; b) developmental disabilities; c) physical disabilities; d) chronic illness; e) physical, mental and emotional conditions that require supervision; f) children with special health care needs; g) cognitive impairments; h) situations in which a high risk of abuse or neglect exists; and such other conditions as the Coalition may establish by rule.
conditions that make some children harder to place for adoption, including: emotional or physical disorders, age, and race, being in a sibling group, a history of abuse, or other factors. Guidelines for classifying a child as having special needs vary by state. Common special needs conditions and diagnoses include attachment disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), developmental disabilities, fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), learning disabilities, and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).
General term for any condition, physical or mental that results in someone needing special educational facilities.
Disabilities or other difficulties people may have that call for special efforts by the co-op to house them. For example, many co-ops have units specially fitted up for people who use wheelchairs.
Refers to many categories of children, including children with physical, emotional or medical disabilities, healthy school-age children, children with siblings who need to be adopted together and minority children.
(as in "special needs" child) - a term to describe a child who has disabilities or who is at risk of developing disabilities and who, therefore, requires special services or treatment in order to progress.
a child with a physical handicap, mental handicap, or illness often times considered hard-to-place.
description of a child who has disabilities, a chronic illness, or who is at risk of developing such, and who needs special educational services in order to advance
In child welfare, a child with special needs has at least one of the following needs or circumstances that present barriers to his placement in a family: part of a sibling group who should be placed together; a member of a minority or ethnic group; is six years old or older; has waited for a permanent placement for more than one year; has a medical condition, physical impairment, mental retardation or developmental disability; has an emotional disturbance or behavioral problem; has a social or medical history or background which places the child at risk of acquiring a medical condition, a physical, mental, or developmental disability or disorder; or has experienced multiple placements.
Considered if a child has complex medical, behavioral, emotional needs, or developmental disabilities.
A term used in Education law. A child has special needs if s/he has: a) significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of children of his or her age; and b)the learning difficulty calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her. Educational provision is defined as provision that is additional to or otherwise different from the educational provision made generally for children of the child's age in maintained schools other than special schools in the area. OR has a disability which prevents or hinders him or her from making use of educational facilities of a kind provided for children of the same age in schools in the area; OR is under five and appears to have, or may have, special needs in accordance with the above definition.
Needs generated by a person's handicap.
Needs generated by a person's disability.
Special needs is a term used in clinical diagnostic and functional development to describe individuals who require assistance for disabilities such as medical, mental, or psychological. For instance, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders or the International Classification of Diseases 9th edition both give guidelines for clinical diagnosis. Autism, Down syndrome, developmental delays, blindness, and cystic fibrosis are examples of special needs.