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.
In the final podcast of Dr. Perry’s Six Acquired Strengths, Priscilla Weigel and Cindy Croft will offer strategies for promoting awareness, tolerance, and respect in young children as they grow, develop, and reach their full potential. We want children to have friends, accept differences, and appreciate diversity in their world. The early childhood community can do many things to support children in these important emotional milestones.(Length: 10:44)
In Part 2 of Dr. Perry’s Six Acquired Strengths, we will discuss the importance of self regulation in preschoolers and its impact on social skill development. These two emotional milestones are essential to a young child’s learning and success now and later in life. You can do much to enhance their mastery of these ‘strengths’!(Length: 11:37)
In this podcast, Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel will discuss children’s mental health and Dr. Bruce Perry’s Six Acquired Strengths for emotional development in young children. We begin the discussion with attachment as the foundation for a child’s positive mental health. Listen to discover ways that early educators can build the responsive relationship by tuning in to children.(Length: 8:28)
In this podcast, Priscilla Weigel and Cindy Croft will discuss children who can present challenges to us by their engagement. Some children are eager to participate in activities and others may need social prompting and encouragement in order to join in the fun. Children show creativity in many ways that can differ from our ideas; we need to read their cues to see when they need some help and when we need to follow their lead!(Length: 14:33)
In this podcast, Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel will talk about little boys in early childhood programs. What do they need to be successful and how do educators use their skills to engage them? Boys are a frequent topic when it comes to inclusion consultation; we will share some tips on “What little boys are made of”.(Length: 12:00)
Emotional sensitivity is the ease or difficulty with which a child responds emotionally to situations. Some children are very sensitive to what is going around them while others seem oblivious to the feelings or mood of peers. How can we help children learn empathetic skills and also learn about their own feelings and how to express themselves to others? This podcast will look at children’s sensitivity levels and how we as professionals can guide them in their relationships with others.(Length: 15:39)