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Support Math Readiness Through Music Music is one of the first ways children experience math. Without thinking, our bodies react to music. When we hear music, we rock our babies, clap along, and even look toward the source of the sound. These responses are reactions to musical elements such as steady beat, rhythm, and melody, all of which reflect mathematical concepts. Even the youngest of children can respond to music and the mathematical principles behind it. Here are three musical elements that relate to math and some suggested activity ideas to try at home. - See more at: http://families.naeyc.org/learning-and-development/music-math-more/supp… Document
Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 and Relate S.O.F.T. is a nonprofit volunteer organization offering support for parents who have had a child with a chromosome disorder, and education to families and professionals interested in the care of these children. Event listings, bookstore (trisomy centered), professional medical information, and more info and resources available to members. Website
Supporting Children on the Autism Spectrum This online course from Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is designed to support practitioners in meeting the needs of young children on the autism spectrum. The course consists of a booklet as well as interactive materials that are presented online. The online materials reflect and expand on the content of the booklet, giving video examples of real practice and activities to promote further reflection and development. The course also contains audio material as well as case studies and it will direct you to other tools and resources. These materials are designed to improve provision for all children and will particularly support practitioners in developing more inclusive practice, especially for children on the autism spectrum. The content of the e-learning and supporting booklet can be used as a basis of continuous professional development in the training and support for inclusion. The resource section provides printable case studies, 21 video clips, references and offline activities. Following an introduction to autism, the modules include: 1) A Unique Child; 2) Positive Relationships; 3) Enabling Environments; and 4) Learning and Development. After completing this course participants will be able to: 1) Recognize current strengths and identify areas where further knowledge is required; 2) List the characteristics of autism and be able to consider how adult behavior needs to adapt; 3) Define possible early signs of autism; 4) Recognize the triad of impairments; 5) Identify how different aspects of autism may affect children's learning; 6) List ways in which support could be provided for children on the autism spectrum which could remove barriers to learning and socialization; 7) Demonstrate ways in which parents' and children's voices can support planning provision; 8) Be aware of current terminology and the accompanying debate around autism and Asperger's syndrome; and 9) Identify effective use of resources. Website
Supporting Children with Type 1 Diabetes Child care programs cannot refuse providing care to a child because he or she has diabetes. The following information will help you in setting up support care in the event you have a child with Type 1 Diabetes in your care. Tipsheet
Supporting Families Receiving a Diagnosis of Down Syndrome The purpose of this interactive tutorial is to provide current knowledge about Down syndrome, as well as the communication tools to adequately support families and prospective parents at the point of the initial diagnosis of Down syndrome at birth or in utero. This program is designed for obstetricians, pediatricians, family practitioners, geneticists, or related medical practitioners learning about Down syndrome and the key elements of providing a diagnosis to help communicate more effectively with patients. The tutorial provides this information in three formats: 1) Brief 'information points' on key elements of Down syndrome; 2) Videos that model physician behavior; 3) Interactive questions and response; and 4) Post-test at the end. There are additional resources within the tutorial, including detailed resource documents, annotated bibliographies of key research studies, as well as 'Life Glimpses' of children and adults with Down syndrome from the perspective of their families. Each of the Resource Documents is printable as a PDF file. A one time user registration is required. There is no fee. Document
Supporting Infants and Toddlers Through the Environment In this self study, we will look at some key strategies for planning and implementing supportive infant/toddler environments. For ten clock hours on your Learning Record, please register and pay online at Develop. Then, complete a 500 word reflection paper and submit this document with your reflectionPlease note: You have access to this document as view only. To enable editing, download the document. Click "file" then "download as" in the upper left-hand corner of this screen. This will give you the option to open the document as a Word doc on your own computer. Then, you can complete the information and email it to: credit@inclusivechildcare.org. *Disregard any directions regarding a final quiz. The only learning assessment needed is the reflection paper. Course
Supporting Morning and Afternoon Transitions Every day preschoolers must adjust from home life to school and then back again. Such transitions can be challenging for children, families, and teachers. Here are some suggestions from preschool programs to make mornings and afternoons go more smoothly. Document
SUPPORTING OUTDOOR PLAY and EXPLORATION for INFANTS and TODDLERS As the weather warms up, opportunities to move outside increase. Here?s a great resource on the many benefits of outdoor play and exploration, coupled with opportunities and options, including how to take advantage of ?loose parts.? Document
Supporting Sensory Preferences in Children, part 1 - Overview This info module is Part One of two parts and provides a brief overview of the sensory processes and preferences of young children. Info Module
Supporting Sensory Preferences in Children, part 2 - Strategies Part two of this series provides specific strategies to promoting sensory activities and interventions for children with sensory challenges. Info Module