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Supportive Relationships and Active Skill-Building Strengthen the Foundations of Resilience: Working Science shows that children who do well despite serious hardship have had at least one stable and committed relationship with a supportive adult. These relationships buffer children from developmental disruption and help them develop ?resilience,? or the set of skills needed to respond to adversity and thrive. This working paper from the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child explains how protective factors in a child?s social environment and body interact to produce resilience, and discusses strategies that promote healthy development in the face of trauma. Document
Surviving Childhood: An Introduction to the Impact of Trauma Learn the physiological and psychological aspects of trauma, the effects of this trauma on our society, and how you can help. Website
Suspensions Are Not Support: The Disciplining of Preschoolers with Disabilities Children in preschool and early childhood programs are suspended or expelled at a rate three times higher than school-aged children. However, exclusionary discipline practices might not always carry these labels – suspended and expelled. Document
Symbol Speak Inc. The underlying theme in all of our products is fostering social development. As teachers, we do more than just teach curriculum. Sometimes we need to teach our students to effectively communicate their thoughts and feelings. We also guide our students in learning acceptable social behavior ? treating themselves and others with respect and being courteous. Modeling acceptable behaviors and providing visual reminders are effective ways of reinforcing social skills. Website
Systemwide Solutions to Improve Early Intervention for Developmental?Behavioral Concerns A new article in Pediatrics, Systemwide Solutions to Improve Early Intervention for Developmental-Behavioral Concerns (November 2015), proposes that every U.S. state needs: 1) a family-friendly screening and care coordination entity; 2) comprehensive, tiered, and equitable assessments for "at-risk" or referred children; 3) universal access to high-quality early learning or preschool programs; and 4) continuous accountability for the early detection process from birth to 5 years, including a low-cost, outcome-based metric for kindergarten readiness. Document
Tailor Made Nutrition & Gluten Free 4 U Tailor Made Nutrition was developed to address the growing demand for healthy, gluten free and allergen free foods. At Tailor Made Nutrition we have raised the bar for selection and service. Many experts agree, if you suffer from chronic health problems, to consider a gluten free diet. Our goal is to make grocery shopping easier and to save you valuable time. Our trained staff has many years of experience cooking, shopping, and living gluten free. We also offer a selection of multisensory items for those with special needs. The concept of this unique store/cinic is intended to offer individuals with food allergies and sensitivities an extensive selection of gluten free and hypoallergenic products. Many experts agree, if you suffer from chronic health problems, to consider a gluten free diet. Call ahead shopping. Simply call ahead and we weill help get your order together for convenience. Website
Talk With Me Baby (TWMB) TWMB is a collaborative public action campaign funded by United Way that is aimed at coaching family members and caregivers on language nutrition and the primacy of language in the earliest stages of a child?s development. ?Language nutrition? refers to rich language interactions between caregivers and infants and is critical for a child?s social-emotional and vocabulary development. Vocabulary at the age of three is the single strongest predictor of a child?s future literacy and educational success, which has important implications for health and economic outcomes. The TWMB website contains information for families, caregivers and professionals about why and how to talk to babies. Website
Talk With Me Baby Training Module This eight-session course, which includes multimedia content from the Center on the Developing Child, is designed to empower and support families so that they can engage in meaningful conversations with their young children and advance their language and lifelong learning. Website
Talk, Read, and Sing Together Every Day: Tip Sheets for Families, Caregivers and Early Learning Educ Made specifically for families, caregivers and early educators, these resources can help enrich a child's early language experiences by providing research-based tips for talking, reading, and singing with young children every day beginning from birth. All tip sheets are available in English and Spanish, and can be downloaded for free. Document
Talking Hands inc. Talking Hands Inc. has a large amount of support materials in the instruction of American Sign Language (ASL). Talking Hands works off the premises that all kids can benefit and develop early language skills through the use of sign. Products and materials developed by a variety of resources are available on line. Website