Listen as our guest, Kate Abernathy, Registered and Licensed Dietitian and Chief Executive Officer of Providers Choice, joins us for a conversation about “picky eaters.” Young children begin their lifelong relationship with food in early childhood. How can we set the stage for an enjoyment of all types foods, and a willingness to try new foods? Kate shares some tips.(Length: 26:03)
Keeping children safe while they are playing in their early childhood setting is key to quality care. Listen as we welcome Sarah Hawley, Child Care Health Consultant and Public Health Nurse. She gives essential tips to consider when you are preparing and maintaining your play spaces and shares strategies to lessen injuries, keep children and staff safe, and provide positive outdoor or indoor large muscle play.(Length: 22:56)
Our guest in this episode of the Inclusion Matters podcast is Alyssa Mason, Pediatric Occupational Therapist from M Health Fairview. She joins us to discuss the sensory systems and sensory needs of young children in our care. This first conversation talks us through "a day in the life of a preschooler in child care" from a sensory needs perspective. This podcast recording was funded by Greater Twin Cities United Way (GTCUW) 80x3 - Resilient from the Start.
Our guest, Public Health Nurse Sarah Hawley from Minnesota Child Care Health Consultants, joins Inclusion Matters for another episode, this time focusing on safe and healthy naptime routines, policies, and practices. Sleep is essential for overall good health of the child and the whole family. Listen and gain resources and tools to support quality sleep for young children while in child care.(Length: 22:22)
In this episode, our guest Danielle Hayden, Supervisor of Early Childhood Special Education at the Minnesota Department of Education joins us to provide an overview of the state of the state as it relates to early intervention across Minnesota in post-Covid realities.
Dhacdadan (af Soomaaliga ah) Bureeqo Dahir, CICC Coach kaa ah, iyo martida gaarka ah Marian Hassan waxay ka wada hadlayaan muhiimadda fahamka Caafimaadka Maskaxda iyo baahida loo qabo isgaarsiinta iyo macluumaadka wadaagga mowduucan muhiimka ah. Waxay sidoo kale sharraxaan sida Caafimaadka Maskaxda u saameeyo dhinac kasta oo nolosheena ah - shucuur, cilmi nafsi, iyo wanaag bulsho; sida aan dareemeyno, u fikirno, u dhaqanno, una xiriirno kuwa kale.
In this episode (in Somali) Bureeqo Dahir, CICC Coach, and special guest Marian Hassan discuss the importance of understanding Mental Health and the need for communication and information sharing around this important topic. They also explain how Mental Health affects every aspect of our lives- emotional, psychological, and social well-being; how we feel, think, behave, and relate to others.(Length: 25:42)