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Using Visual Supports in Early Childhood Programs (Part 1) In this two part series on effective use of  visual supports, Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel discuss the importance of using visuals when creating a positive social emotional and cognitive learning environment for young children. Examples and strategies for introducing and implementing a visual schedule and other visual supports in the early childhood setting are given. Podcast
Using Visual Supports in Early Childhood Programs (Part 2) In part 2 of this series on effective use of  visual supports in the child care setting, Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel share simple ways to develop and use visual supports for infants and toddlers. They discuss the way these tools support language and learning for our youngest children.   Podcast
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
What to Do (and Not Do) When a Child is Anxious Pointers for helping children escape the cycle of anxiety. Document
What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious When children are chronically anxious, even the most well-meaning parents can fall into a negative cycle and, not wanting a child to suffer, actually exacerbate the youngster’s anxiety. It happens when parents, anticipating a child’s fears, try to protect her from them. Here are pointers from the Child Mind Institute for helping children escape the cycle of anxiety. Document
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 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
Wilderness Inquiry (WI) Wilderness Inquiry is a non- profit organization dedicated to promoting outdoor fun for people of all abilities and walks of life. The outdoor activities are in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Website