Read a two-part paper about why and how to individualize care. Learn how to meet the interests, abilities, and needs of infants, toddlers, and their families.
Use this vignette to reflect on and meet the standards around child screening and assessment for individualization.
The Head Start Disabilities Services Newsletter is produced monthly by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL).
Use this resource with teachers, family child care providers, and home visitors who work with infants, toddlers, and their families.It offers information on observation as well as strategies to support and strengthen this important component of quality infant and toddler care.
This session focuses on the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) process and each team member's role in that process before, during, and after the IFSP development.
This session is intended to lay the groundwork for successful inclusion in preschool. After viewing the video, Preschool Inclusion: Working Together to Make It Happen, participants will explore and discuss how families and service providers can effectively work together to create and support inclusive experiences for preschool-age children who have disabilities.
Using the video Getting Services, this session reviews the processes of early identification; referral to early intervention to determine eligibility for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C services; and support to families who are accessing services.
In this session, participants will use the video Preschool Inclusion: Samantha to identify aspects of successful inclusion.
These 15-minute In-service Suites are a professional development resource for staff in busy, active early childhood centers and programs. They are organized around one topic or big idea and address effective teaching and assessment practices.
Discover strategies to build the capacity of program leaders and directors to implement the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Recommended Practices with their staff to support children with disabilities.