Understanding and Managing Challenging Behavior

Explore this Technical Assistance Paper that assists in understanding how social and emotional development of infants and toddlers helps parents and staff to develop proactive strategies for supporting them.

What's Sleep Got to Do with It? Exploring Sleep and Wellness for Infants and Toddlers

View this webinar, developed as part of the Little Voices for Healthy Choices Initiative, to find out about the importance of sleep for infants and very young children. Learn how children’s sleep can have an impact on their families, caregivers, and communities. Dr. Barry Marx, a pediatrician and sleep expert, shares his knowledge. The webinar also includes the Teaching Artists from Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts.

Little Voices for Healthy Choices

The Little Voices for Healthy Choices (LVHC) promotes wellness in infants, toddlers, and expectant families. Find resources with strategies designed to address healthy nutrition, physical activity, brain development, and sleep for children birth to 3, their families, and communities.

News You Can Use

This e-newsletter examines topics important to staff who work directly with infants, toddlers, and families, including expectant families (e.g., home visitors, teachers, family child care providers). Each edition focuses on one particular topic, provides information about the topic and, through use of vignettes, shows how the information can be used in daily practice.

Growth Chart

Use this growth chart to help you look for important developmental milestones in the children you serve in your program.

Temperament Case Study for Use in Training

Use this case study in trainings with mental health consultants, education supervisors, and other early childhood staff. Learn to observe and recognize children's temperance temperament traits and determine if the child-caregiver relationship is a good fit. Use the strategies in the IT3 to explore ways to match caregiving styles to best fit the child’s temperament.

Infant and Toddler Online Associate Degree Curriculum Overview

OHS funded an Innovation and Improvement Grant with the University of Cincinnati and its partners to develop infant and toddler associate degree distance learning courses. They offer a way to increase professional development options and qualifications for staff working with infants and toddlers.