A Child As Political Prop

A reader writes:

As the parent of a child with a developmental disability, it pains me to see Sarah Palin lug little Trig all over the place.  Early intervention services, which are free, are available for children as young as Trig in a family's home state.  My daughter is a teenager now.  Early intervention services were key for her development.  Even if Trig is receiving services privately while traveling, it would be great for his mother to discuss this during the tour.  More information on early intervention is available on the National Down Syndrome Society website here.