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When Should You Worry about Your Kid’s Picky Eating? Many kids are picky about what they’ll eat. Chicken nuggets, hot dogs and buttered noodles are known as staples of kids’ diets for a reason. But for some kids, it’s more than just being picky. Here is an article written by Fraser Occupational Therapist and Feeding Clinic Mentor Laura Deering and Fraser Clinical Services Manager Valerie Olheiser. Website
Why Should You Create a Sensory Bin for your Child? Gina Gibson, Fraser Sensory Inclusion Specialist and Fraser Pediatric Therapy Staff writes, "creating a sensory bin for your kids is one way to encourage sensory play. Sensory bins can be particularly beneficial for children struggling with language, children with developmental disabilities or those with food or sensory sensitivities." Website
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
Working with Children Who are Exceptionally Bright or Gifted What is meant by the terms exceptionally bright or gifted? Children who are exceptionally bright or gifted have talents, abilities and strengths in one or more domains of development that are more advanced than what is expected for their chronological age. Being exceptionally bright or gifted is more than being academically intelligent. Each child is unique and will differ individually as to the talents and strengths exhibited in their cognitive, speech/language, physical and social emotional development. This self-study course focuses on how to support the growth, development and learning of children who are exceptionally bright or gifted. Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - I: Child Development and Learning CDA Content Area - VIII: Principles of Child Development and Learning  This course is accessible from a mobile device. For optimal performance, viewing from a computer or tablet is highly recommended.  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
Working with Families: Rethinking Denial Working with Families: Rethinking Denial is a very thoughtful article that deals with what families go through in processing their understanding what life may be like for their child with a disability. Document
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
Yellow Pages for Kids This site sorts out services and resources specific to children with disabilities and details about these resources. Website
Young Children with Autism--What Does the Label Really Mean: Part One In the first of this series of podcasts, Cindy and Priscilla interview Pat Pulice, M.A., L.P., Vice President of Integrated Health Care at Fraser in Minneapolis, MN, on what the major characteristics of autism can look like in a young child, how early we might identify a child, and what the identification process includes for young children who may have development red flags for autism. As with all children, the important attitude is seeing who the whole child is and what can support their special needs as they grow and develop. Podcast