Ten years after the law that defined a framework for relations between professionals and their “clients,” placed at the center of the system, this issue takes stock of its effects on medico-social early intervention. We hear from parents of young children who are directly concerned, but also from parents of grown up children: Do they feel they were considered as partners or as patients? How did they experience what was said to them by professionals at the time it was said, at each step of the changing journey? Do they feel that their suffering and that of their family was taken into consideration? How do they use information sources: parent associations, social networks, and the internet? Professionals, for their part, compare their experience of relationships with parents: How do they handle professional confidentiality? Do they associate parents with review meetings? Are projects constructed on an individual basis, or are they the object of a contract or a service delivery? How do teams bring governance and clinical practice into conflict? These sensitive questions can be the source of misunderstandings. They remain highly topical for both parents and professional teams.
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