Podcast: Inclusion Matters
Our guest Michele Kvikstad, Program Coordinator for Follow Along in Minnesota joins us to share about this wonderful free program for families. Michele highlights the way the Follow Along Program helps support caregivers of infants and young children to track their child's development and let you know if your child is playing, talking, growing, moving, and behaving like other children the same age. Listen and learn more about this great free resource for families. https://www.health.state.mn.us/mnfap
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In this podcast we are discussing how parents or caregivers can start educating their little ones at home, how every moment spent with a child is a teaching moment, activities parents can do with their little ones at home, and over all developmental benefits teaching babies.(Length: 21: 27)
Join us as we learn about Parent Aware from our guest, Katie Hoffman, Director of Quality Improvement at Child Care Aware of Minnesota. We walk through the history, the principles, and the many benefits of becoming a Parent Aware Rated child care program.(Length: 24:33)
Public Health Nurse and owner of MN Child Care Health Consultants, Sarah Hawley, joins us on this episode to share ways early childhood professionals can create a “breastfeeding friendly” child care setting. Sarah highlights the health benefits of breastfeeding and the ways that supporting this personal parent decision can enhance the overall setting.(Length: 21:48)
Kim Woehl, one of our CICC Coaches and a former licensed family child care provider, joins this episode. Kim has many useful insights as to how to meet the needs of many different children at various ages and stages in the family child care setting. She shares strategies related to building a flexible yet consistent routine, and tip and tricks that calm chaos and meet varied needs.
In this episode, we host Anna Paulson, from Region 11 Help Me Grow as she shares the many ways Help Me Grow MN (HMGMN) supports the healthy development of young children. She highlights the way HMGMN enables parents, caregivers, professionals, and others to know when there are child development concerns and who to contact when these concerns arise. An early start can change long-term outcomes for children. Early services can mean fewer or no services later in life. That is the goal. Listen and learn more about the ways Help Me Grow MN meets that goal and supports those caring for young children along the path to success.