On the early help to the children and their families



In the past 40 years, assistance to children — aged from newborn to 3 years old with developmental disabilities, limitations of life activity or having a risk of developing disorders — is actively developing. Such technology of assisting small children and their families is called «early intervention». For more than 25 years, support for families and small children under programs of early intervention has been introduced in Russia. In our country, the term «early help» is used to describe this type of assistance. Basic definitions used to describe the technology, the methodological foundations and principles of early assistance, the organizational basis for the implementation of early assistance are considered in this article.

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Keywords: early help, risk of developing disorders, early intervention, limitations of life activitiesOrganizing early help to the children with risk of ASD and their families

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd.2017150201

For citation: Ermolaeva E.E., Kazmin A.M., Mukhamedrahimov R.Z., Samarina L.V. On the early help to the children and their families . Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017. Vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 4–18. DOI: 10.17759/autdd.2017150201. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Evgenia E. Ermolaeva, Executive Director, Early Intervention Association, St.Petersburg, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7740-7560, e-mail: evgeniya4@yandex.ru

Aleksandr M. Kazmin, PhD in Medicine, Professor, Department of Neuro and Pathopsychology of Development, Faculty of Clinical and Special Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1748-2574, e-mail: mgppukprd@gmail.com

Rifkat Z. Mukhamedrahimov, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of Division of Child and Parent Mental Health and Early Intervention, Saint-Petersburg State University, St.Petersburg, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3532-5019, e-mail: r.muhamedrahimov@spbu.ru

Larisa V. Samarina, Director, Saint-Petersburg Early Intervention Institute, St.Petersburg, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8331-1335, e-mail: larissa30@yandex.ru



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