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.

Search and Filter Tools

Topic
Language

Filtering by:

Results: Page 1 of 1
Listen
Podcast: Inclusion Matters
Minify Maximize Close

A Child Who Flies “Under the Radar”--When a Diagnosis Isn’t Made: Part Three

A Child Who Flies “Under the Radar”--When a Diagnosis Isn’t Made: Part Three

In this podcast, we will continue the last conversation by looking at 4-5 year olds. It is easy at times to see a child’s behavior outside of the context of their age and stage. When we look again at what we are hoping to teach children in a larger sense, we can begin to appreciate some of those challenging behaviors as their way at reaching important milestones!

(Length: 11:49)
Listen
Podcast: Inclusion Matters
Minify Maximize Close

Choosing A Setting--What is the Best Option for a Child with Autism: Part Two

Choosing A Setting--What is the Best Option for a Child with Autism: Part Two

In our continued discussion with Pat Pulice, M.A., L.P., Vice President of Integrated Health Care at Fraser in Minneapolis, MN, we will look at different settings a child might be in who has an autism diagnosis and how to build a beneficial environment for children we serve. What kinds of supports are present in the therapeutic setting which help a child as they develop skills and when does an inclusive setting with typical developing peers offer other benefits to the child? Early educators can examine their environment for structure, routines, stimulation, and visual supports. Again, each child is an individual and their needs will vary but we will discuss some general strategies for inclusion.

(Length: 11:26)
Listen
Podcast: Inclusion Matters
Minify Maximize Close

Young Children with Autism--What Does the Label Really Mean: Part One

Young Children with Autism--What Does the Label Really Mean: Part One

In the first of this series of podcasts, Cindy and Priscilla interview Pat Pulice, M.A., L.P., Vice President of Integrated Health Care at Fraser in Minneapolis, MN, on what the major characteristics of autism can look like in a young child, how early we might identify a child, and what the identification process includes for young children who may have development red flags for autism. As with all children, the important attitude is seeing who the whole child is and what can support their special needs as they grow and develop.

(Length: 13:38)
Listen
Podcast: Inclusion Matters
Minify Maximize Close

Play--Helping Children Who Seem Anxious or Distracted: Part Three

Play--Helping Children Who Seem Anxious or Distracted: Part Three

Do you have children in your program who are reluctant to join others in play, or perhaps aren’t invited to join in because they seem too aloof? All children need one another to learn social competencies and to graduate to more complex social skills. So what can be done? We will discuss some scenarios for why a child might have these play issues and some strategies for easing anxiety and helping children connect with one another.

(Length: 12:19)