Child Functioning Level Guidelines

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Child Functioning Level Guidelines

This helpful guide was prepared by with modifications by MARE staff and is used as a general guide to help explain the child's current functioning to workers and families. For more specific questions, please contact MARE at 800.589.6273.

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