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Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs This resource from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides practical information and planning steps for parents, district administrators, school administrators and staff, and ECE program administrators and staff to develop or strengthen plans for food allergy management and prevention. Document
Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies In Schools and Early Care and Education Programs Food allergies are a growing food safety and public health concern that affect an estimated 4%–6% of children in the United States. Document
Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs Frequently Asked Questions A food allergy is an adverse immune system reaction that occurs soon after exposure to a certain food. The immune response can be severe and life threatening. Document
Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs: Frequently Asked Questions Frequently asked questions about the management of food allergies in educational programs. Document
Washburn Center for Children The Washburn Center highlights its mission to help families and children at risk, suffering from mental health issues related to chemical dependencies and independent. Publications, articles, feedback from families, insurance info, and lots of relevant links and location information. Five Minneapolis locations and lots of volunteer opportunities. Website
Washington Sensory Disabilities Services (WSDS) Washington Sensory Disabilities Services (WSDS) is here to assist children who are deaf or hard of hearing, blind or visually impaired, or deaf-blind, by providing training and other support to families and service providers. WSDS is funded by our state education agency? the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)?as a state needs special education project. We receive other federal and state grants to support our services as well, so we are able to offer them at little or no cost. Website
Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns This FREE, online training course, Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns, helps you fulfill this role by providing tools and best practices for monitoring the development of children in your care and talking about it with their parents. In this 1-hour, 4-module course, you will learn: - Why monitoring children?s development is important - Why you have a unique and important role in developmental monitoring - How to easily monitor each child?s developmental milestones - How to talk with parents about their child?s development Website
Ways to Use - Raising Young Children in a New Country The handbook was created for Early Head Start/Head Start programs, Refugee Resettlement, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS), Early Care and Education Providers and other community agencies serving refugees and immigrants to ensure that families have the basic information they need for raising children birth through age five in this country. The Handbook emphasizes the following six themes: family well-being, safety and protection, guidance and discipline, healthy brain development, early learning and school readiness, and connecting to early care and education Document
Weighted Objects and Deep Touch Input In this podcast, Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel talk with Gina Gibson, Occupational Therapist, Fraser, Minnesota, about guidelines for using weighted objects and other sensory interventions with young children. Podcast
Welcome to Early Childhood Education on Line This site acts as a broad based information server for development guidelines, diversified curriculum, advocacy, observation and assessment, professional development, and other general issues affecting early childhood educators. Health and safety and funding are also covered as well as relevant legislation and licensing issues. Mostly serves as a base for finding resources links. Website