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This info module discusses developmentally appropriate tips for promoting early literacy in infants and toddlers with special needs. With an overview of language and literacy development, this info module offers strategies for language promotion.
This info module discusses developmentally appropriate tips for promoting early literacy in preschool children with special needs. It offers a variety of techniques for preschool children with special needs, as well as strategies specific to promoting literacy in children with autism spectrum disorders.
Emergent literacy begins at birth and is encouraged through participation with adults in fun, meaningful activities. This info module highlights the adult’s role in emergent literacy and offers helpful reading strategies.
This info module will examine behaviors and strategies relating to children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). It also discusses the neurological and behavioral effects of FASD.
Early care and education professionals may find themselves working with children with physical disabilities and special health care needs. This infomodule provides a glimpse into the basic features of some common physical disabilities and special health care needs. While the needs of each child will depend on the nature of his or her special need, some general strategies for adaptations and accommodations to promote successful inclusion are provided.
This info module provides strategies for enhancing self regulation skill development in young children. The info module also discusses emotional and physical environments as they relate to a child’s ability to control their emotions.
The opportunity to participate and enjoy outdoor play is important for all children. This infomodule highlights the importance of universal design and developmentally appropriate practice in providing children with and without special needs with outdoor play experiences that promote physical and social development.
A neurotoxin is a poisonous agent or substance that inhibits, damages, or destroys the tissues of the nervous system. This info module will explain the common neurotoxins that affect a child’s development.
This info module provides an overview of Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD). It also provides useful strategies for including children with NLD in community settings.
Oral skill development affects how successful a child will be in eating and speech. This info module will provide developmental information and red flags for when a child may need to be referred for further screening.
This info module will highlight developmental milestones and red flags for atypical child development. It includes information on local resources and gives tips for sharing concerns with families.
This info module will examine the key characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder and give strategies for effectively including a child with autism in a child care setting. The info module includes facts about autism and specific strategies for implementing in child care programs.