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Apraxia is perhaps the most misunderstood of all speech disorders. This info module will discuss the neurological speech impairment, apraxia. It provides a general overview of apraxia and the impact it can have on speech development.
This info module provides an overview of Asperger syndrome. It outlines the diagnosis process, characteristics and red flags, and strategies for supporting children with Asperger syndrome.
This info module provides an overview of the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder. It focuses on the importance of systems of care in meeting the needs of children and youth with bipolar disorder.
This guide contains best practices for general care of a child with
diabetes in child care.
This Info Module contains information on promoting play skills in children who have autism with specific strategies for interacting with peers.
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.
Childhood is often seen as a happy-go-lucky time with no worries or cares. However, the reality is that children experience times of stress and upheaval that leave them feeling anxious and unsure. Because of this, children need a sense of safety and security from their primary caregivers. Some children will be more anxious than other children and for varying reasons. All children need consistency and nurturance from the people close to them in order to feel secure in an often insecure world. Some level of anxiety is a normal part of growing up for most children.
Have you ever wished you had a map to use when caring for a child with ADHD? Travel through this info module in discovery of the myths and facts of ADHD and strategies for inclusion of children with ADHD.
This info module provides an overview of Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD). It also provides useful strategies for including children with NLD in community settings.
Selective mutism is a relatively uncommon disorder with an estimated prevalence rate of 2% in children in the early years of elementary school (Oon, 2010). This info module will give an overview of selective mutism and discuss strategies for supporting children with selective mutism.
Tourette syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary, rapid movements and vocalizations that occur repeatedly. This info module provides background information on the signs and symptoms of Tourette syndrome as well as strategies for including children with Tourette syndrome in child care settings.
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.