The TAC approach for babies, children, teenagers, adults and elderly people – an introduction

The Team Around the Child approach as a whole system of intervention

 

In this approach to disabled children, a small individualised team or TAC (the Team Around the Child) is established around each child and family. Each child’s TAC is more effective, creative, wise and powerful than the individua

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What do the terms 'therapy' and 'therapist' really mean in early childhood intervention for children who need on-going multiple interventions?

What do the terms 'therapy' and 'therapist' really mean in early childhood intervention for children who need on-going multiple interventions?

"I began to wonder what would be left in the therapy basket if we took out those things that seem to overlap with education or with medicine"  - An article by Peter Limbrick with Lynne Boulter, Liz Wassall and Suzanne Rimmer.

Below are the introductory paragraphs to an article in PMLD-Link, Vol 23,

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TAC for the 21st Century: A unifying theory about children who have a multifaceted condition. An essay by Peter Limbrick

TAC for the 21st Century: A unifying theory about children who have a multifaceted condition. An essay by Peter Limbrick

Summary: We have in the UK an increasing population of children with neurological impairment and consequent multiple disabilities or 'multifaceted conditions'. There is a danger of these children and their families being overloaded in the first years by too many practitioners with too many disciplin

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International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health – Children and Youth

International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health – Children and Youth

 
The ICF-CY (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health – Children and Youth) is the first universal classification system of child health

 

ICF-CY provides a common framework and language to document functioning at the body, person, and society levels for children up to seve

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