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2010 Florida Statutes

F.S. 391.302


As used in ss. 391.301-391.307, the term:


“Developmental intervention” means individualized therapies and services needed to enhance both the infant’s or toddler’s growth and development and family functioning.


“Infant or toddler” means a child from birth until the child’s third birthday.


“In-hospital intervention services” means the provision of assessments; the provision of individualized services; monitoring and modifying the delivery of medical interventions; and enhancing the environment for the high-risk, developmentally disabled, or medically involved infant or toddler in order to achieve optimum growth and development.


“Parent support and training” means a range of services to families of high-risk, developmentally disabled, or medically involved infants or toddlers, including family counseling; financial planning; agency referral; development of parent-to-parent support groups; education concerning growth, development, and developmental intervention and objective measurable skills, including abuse avoidance skills; training of parents to advocate for their child; and bereavement counseling.


s. 12, ch. 89-379; s. 7, ch. 94-140; s. 1039, ch. 95-148; s. 20, ch. 2004-350.


Former s. 383.215(3).