What should you know when having your multiples evaluated for services?
child should be assessed individually, one at a time. Ask for completely
separate visits, if necessary.
not compare development in same age siblings.
that higher order multiples may reach milestones later, but should still
fall within the norm.
birth weight and prematurity may contribute to concerns. There are adjustments
made for prematurity, usually up until age two.
The NICHCY website
offers a large volume of information on developmental disabilities.
See the HealthyChildren.org/AAP Milestone Guidelines for Premature Babies
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