Improving Communication Skills

Explore best practices for how child care health consultants can maintain collaborative partnerships with early care and education programs.

Communication

Discover resources that highlight the importance of effective internal and external communication and provide strategies for enhancing your communication system.

Communication

Communication is at the heart of leadership and includes relationship-building. An effective communication system connects stakeholders, as well as the 10 Head Start management systems. Each person involved in the organization has something to contribute to the whole. This includes managers, teachers, parents, governing body members, and others. Communication is integral to building the relationships we need to work together toward success. As a leader, it is your responsibility to foster these relationships. You need to promote and model strong, positive communication among all stakeholders.

Session 8: Just Do It

This session focuses on the specialized activities and accommodations that can, during normal routines, be provided in inclusive settings to serve an infant or toddler with a significant disability. The session's approach is based on the belief that all staff members share the responsibility of ensuring that each child's specialized needs are met in a way that supports the child's development while nurturing relationships with the child and family.

Shared Responsibilities: Helping Managers Understand

The purpose of this workshop activity is to engage participants personally and help them understand how managers' decisions affect the day-to-day experiences of children with disabilities and their families.