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* ADHD: Seeing the Disability Behind the Behavior This course examines the myths and facts of AD/HD and successful strategies for inclusion of children with AD/HD in child care settings. Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - I: Child Development and Learning   CDA Content Area - III: Positive ways to support children’s social and emotional development  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
* Children's Development: What to Expect and When to be Concerned This course explains typical development of the child, including what to expect and when to be concerned. 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
* Observation: Finding the Function of Behavior Explore how to use observation as a tool to find the clues from children  to the purpose behind their behavior. Examine what the purposes of behavior are as well as effective responses meet the child's needs using observation and recording. Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - IV.A: Observing, Recording and Assessing Development  CDA Content Area - VII: Observing and recording children’s behavior  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
* Talking With Families When There Are Developmental Concerns This course will examine the early care and education provider’s role in observation and documentation of child development, including tools to identify best practice methodologies when talking with parents. Knowledge and Competency Framework Area - III: Relationships with Families (5.0 hr) and  IV.B: Assessing and Using Information to Plan (5.0 hr) CDA Content Area - Content Area IV: Strategies to establish productive relationships with families  and Content Area VII: Observing and recording children’s behavior  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
6 Fine Motor Skills Activities for Kids Kids develop motor skills at different rates. But when young kids struggle with fine motor skills, they can have trouble with key tasks like grasping utensils (like pencils), moving objects with their fingertips, and using tools like scissors.Try these fun activities from Understood.org. Website
A Child Who Flies “Under the Radar”--When a Diagnosis Isn’t Made: Part Three In this podcast, we will continue the last conversation by looking at 4-5 year olds. It is easy at times to see a child’s behavior outside of the context of their age and stage. When we look again at what we are hoping to teach children in a larger sense, we can begin to appreciate some of those challenging behaviors as their way at reaching important milestones! Podcast
A Guide to Developmental Milestones, Red Flags, Early Intervention and Inclusion This video, produced for the Somali community, addresses developmental milestones for children and red flags for developmental delays as well as covering the topics of early identification and early intervention. This video also contains interviews with Somali parents of children who have special needs and an interview with a Somali physician. Website
A Universal Checklist for Early Intervention This Practice Guide from TRACE (Tracking, Referral, and Assessment Center for Excellence) provides a universal checklist for identifying infants and toddlers that may be eligible for early intervention. The checklist was specifically developed to facilitate and streamline the identification of potentially eligible children without the need to administer screening or developmental tests and was designed to be used by primary referral sources to make referrals to early intervention. Document
Abilities Network Maryland services and support for persons with disabilities and inclusion. Training, consultation and respite care services all available. Website
ADA Fact Sheet This federal civil rights law protects from discrimination people of all ages with disabilities. Document