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.
Specific diaper changing procedure should be posted in the changing area and followed to protect the health and safety of children and staff.
Programs should develop and follow procedures for the preparation and storage of infant formula that ensures the health and safety of all infants.
Review strategies and materials specific to active supervision for infants and very young children. The 30-minute webinar includes a question and answer (Q&A) session. It is moderated by Angie Godfrey from the Office of Head Start and Laura Annunziata from the Early Head Start National Resource Center.
Watch this short video to explore basic principles of child development. This information can help staff as they support and individualize care for infants and very young children.
In this podcast, Early Head Start families share how home visiting has impacted them. The families describe the ways that home visitors work to nurture parent-child relationships.
Play is an important part of learning across the early childhood years. In this webinar, learn how play builds critical cognitive and behavioral skills across the birth to age 5 years. Find out what play looks like for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
In this talk, learn about young children's amazing capacity to learn multiple languages. The presenter shares the basics of how children learn language, how learning multiple languages influences that process, and the cognitive benefits of bilingualism.
Learn about the importance of language and literacy development for infants in this BabyTalks video. Listen as the presenter shares information about topics such as key stages in language development and how social interactions support language growth.
This is useful information for home visitors, program staff, caregivers, and others serving infants and toddlers through Early Head Start and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start.