Development of IEP or ISFP
convenes IFSP planning meetings after contacting professionals who should be involved in the child's plan The IEP team, including the parents or guardians. Many parents create large binders filled with meeting notes, progress reports By law, the IFSP team must meet to review the treatment plan every six months. According to the MBTI® Manual, ISFPs make up % of the population, making this . ISFP team members will likely contribute to the team by tuning into and.
The timeline for development for an IFSP is 30 days from the determination of eligibility. Before the IFSP can be written, the team must gather all relevant information. The evaluations that your child underwent will be immensely helpful in this process. Your family should also communicate the challenges that it faces as a whole. For example, tell the IFSP team about issues such as child care, a need for transportation to services and any training that might benefit the family.
Throughout the entire EI process, keep comprehensive written records. Many parents create large binders filled with meeting notes, progress reports and notes about how the IFSP might be improved. For instance, whenever you take a phone call from a member of the IFSP team, make a note of the date, the person you talked to and the subject matter discussed.
If a member of the IFSP team suggests that your child might benefit from a certain service or from extended services, have that person put it in writing and provide you with a copy. These records will be critical should a dispute ever arise. Every IFSP must contain certain key components.
Check with the appropriate education agency for state-specific guidelines. Elements that are found in IFSPs in any state include: People and Organizations Involved: It may list the professionals who will provide services, as well as the organizations or people who are responsible for paying for services. Current Levels of Functioning: This might include any medical conditions he or she has and the results from vision and hearing exams. ISFPs need positive affirmation to be happy and feel good about themselves.
They need to be praised, although they are usually uncomfortable with "gushy" praise. The greatest gift their partners can give them is the expression of their affection and admiration. How did we arrive at this? Let your bending in the archer's hand be for gladness; For even as He loves the arrow that flies, so He loves also the bow that is stable. Most have a special affinity with babies and young children, and form bonds with their children when they are very young.
They are very laid-back parents, and are not likely to have highly defined expectations of their children. They will gently guide their behavior, and suggest a particular direction, but their own respect of the individual psyche will cause them to be quite easy-going and non-demanding as parents. The ISFP is likely to treat their children as individuals, and encourage them to have their own role in the family. ISFPs love to have fun, and live in the current moment.
The Who, What, Why of an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
All ISFPs have a bit of little kid inside themselves, and they love to play games alongside their children. They're special affinity towards nature and animals makes them likely to lead their children in fun outdoors activities. ISFPs are not likely to provide a very structured environment for their children.
They are also likely to have a problem with disciplining or punishing their kids. The gentle manner and kind heart of the ISFP makes it hard for them to make others unhappy - especially their own children. However, structure and discipline are important for growing children.
If the other parent encourages and promotes structure, and is able to administer discipline when necessary, the parent combination may work very well without there being an obvious lack of structure. However, if the other parent is also not strong with structure or discipline, this is an area which needs to have special attention.
Growing children do not have the experience to decide on their own the difference between Right and Wrong. They need to have barriers set down in a tangible way, to help them decide.
ISFP – Personality Playbook
ISFPs like to show their love in deeds rather than words, which is manifested in their doing a lot for their children. They may lavish them with gifts on Christmas day, or go out of their way to do special things for them.
The ISFP is a service-oriented person, who defines their personal worth in some part by how happy they make others. This is typical of people with the Feeling preference.
The special potential problem that ISFPs face is their service-oriented attitude combined with their habit of not expressing their own needs and feelings. This combination causes some ISFPs to get taken for granted.
If this happens frequently to an ISFP, they may become bitter and angry. They think of themselves as victims, and may erect barriers to keep out those who have hurt them. This may be a serious problem if the ISFP parent feels that their children are taking them for granted. The best defense against such a situation occuring is for the ISFP to get into the habit of verbalizing and communicating their needs.