One of the strongest indicators for school readiness and future success is how well a child manages emotions and social interactions. Learn how social-emotional screening and early identification can help.
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There can be some confusion about the difference between screening and assessment in early childhood settings. This infographic helps illustrate key characteristics for each type of tool.
In this blog post, Alex Diaz-Granados, Chief Editor of the Cerebral Palsy Guidance website, debunks some myths and shares his top 6 things educators need to know to make their classrooms more inclusive for cerebral palsy.
This learning module, developed by the Association of Maternal & Child Health Program, builds on current needs for the early detection of developmental-behavioral problems in children from birth to five years. Speaker perspectives are provided from a pediatrician, a Title V director and two parent advocates.
This coding fact sheet, developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides guidance on how pediatricians can appropriately report standardized developmental screening services.
Download your free 2017–2018 Inclusion Heroes calendar! You nominated your favorite inclusion heroes, and we picked 12 amazing winners. Now meet them in this calendar—and get their best inclusion tips & insights!
As more and more early childhood settings implement inclusive practices, teachers need to blend special and general education techniques to help all children learn. View this presentation from the 17th National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute to learn more.
What areas of oral language are addressed in the intervention? How were the words in the Story Friends program chosen? Discover the answers to these and other frequently asked questions.
Can young children really learn the challenging words in Story Friends—and why should they? Here are five reasons why the developers chose the words in Story Friends, and why learning these words will help prepare children for success in school and life.
How can you support budding readers in early childhood settings? Begin by teaching explicitly during storytime, expanding and enhancing instruction, and focusing on key skills.