Podcast: Inclusion Matters
Inclusion Matters is a podcast produced by CICC. Early childhood experts discuss a wide array of important topics for early childhood professionals.
Deb Spaeth continues the conversation with Priscilla Weigel and they discuss the resources available for families searching for a good child care fit for their child with unique needs.(Length: 9:51)
CICC welcomes Deb Spaeth, Child Care Information Specialist and Outreach Coordinator for Child Care Aware of Minnesota. The Parent Tool Kit is highlighted which is available free to families seeking a child care placement for their child.(Length: 10:44)
Michele Fallon, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, joins Priscilla Weigel to continue their discussion about partnering with families. The focus of this podcast communicates the way healthy boundaries relate to the significant partnership with a parent. Tips are shared for ways to build connection.(Length: 10:10)
Priscilla Weigel spends time with Michele Fallon, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant discussing the essential connection with families when you are caring for young children. The two examine ways to provide parents the opportunity to be heard and supported, in order to build healthy foundations.(Length: 9:09)
Guest Vicki Thrasher Cronin joins us again to discuss how to meet the needs of unique learners as well as those children with differing physical needs in the family child care setting. Family child care supports varied needs in that it already provides multi-age learning experiences. How do those connect to planning for care of a child with special needs?(Length: 12:14)
Guest Vicki Thrasher Cronin gives strategies to provide a family child care environment to care for and educate children with special needs. She shares the essentials of creating an accepting and inclusive environment that supports children of all abilities.(Length: 10:16)