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What is Autism? This info module examines key characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder and strategies for successful inclusion in early care and education programs. Info Module
What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? How the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to early care and education programs. Tipsheet
Who is Caring for Latino Children? Who is Caring for Latino Children? Source: National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families released this brief last month (July 2018) that provides the first national portrayal of the early care and education (ECE) workforce serving a large share of Latino families. The brief examines the qualifications, values, and diversity of these teachers and caregivers, and discusses how educational opportunities for this workforce will increase children's access to high quality ECE.  Website
Why Don't They Like Me? A Look at Bullying This info module explores the basics of bullying behavior and provides practical tips for prevention and intervention. Info Module
Why Inclusion Matters (Part One) In part one of this two part series, Cindy Croft, Priscilla Weigel and Dea Anderson discuss the benefits of inclusion to communication, language and social skills for children with and without disabilities. Podcast
Why Inclusion Matters (Part Two) In the final part of the series, Cindy Croft, Priscilla Weigel and Dea Anderson conclude their discussion on the benefits of inclusion when it comes to cognition as well as sensory-motor development for all kids, with and without disabilities. Podcast
Working with Infants and Toddlers: The Importance of Family Partnerships Tips for building partnerships with family members of infants and toddlers. Tipsheet
Wrightslaw The Wrightslaw website's mission is to help people advocate for children with disabilities. You will find hundreds of articles, cases, and newsletters regarding special education law and advocacy. The site has topics ranging from advocacy, ADD, and autism, to inclusion and section 504. The site also has a bookstore on the topics listed above. The site has two bulletin boards, Special Ed Advocate Forum, and the Discussion Group. Website
Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic The Autism Program at Yale is an interdisciplinary group of clinicians and scholars dedicated to providing comprehensive clinical services to children with autism spectrum disorders and their families. This is also one of the leading research centers in the world and recently recognized as a National Institutes of Health AUTISM CENTER OF EXCELLENCE. Our program involves infants, toddlers, pre-school, and school-age children, as well as young adults (18-21 years) with autism and related disorders and integrates highly experienced professionals from the fields of clinical psychology, neuropsychology and neuroimaging, child psychiatry, speech-language pathology, social work, genetics and the biological sciences, as well as psychopharmacology and psychiatric nursing. Our clinical and research activities are located in the Child Study Center at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Website
Yellow Pages for Kids This site sorts out services and resources specific to children with disabilities and details about these resources. Website