“Research on the Go” is a podcast that summarizes the latest research and discusses implications and practical applications. This episode focuses on supporting young children with disabilities or suspected delays.
View this webinar to hear from Dr. Jessica Foster, MD, FAAP, about challenges and strategies to providing supports and care to children with special health care needs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Children with disabilities or suspected delays are children first. All children need individualized interactions and environments, along with a program culture that supports their natural differences.
Explore this resource for strategies around talking with a family about their child's development to strengthen your partnerships.
The Disability Services Coordinator Orientation Guide will help programs strengthen coordinated approaches for children with disabilities and their families through the provision of quality services and support.
Learn about the oral health challenges that some children with disabilities face. Explore strategies Head Start staff and parents can use to address these challenges.
Effective Strategies for Supporting Families with Children with Special Needs in Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships
Explore this article to learn about two different approaches to partnerships with families that have children with special needs.
Discover ways to engage families when early childhood staff have concerns that a child is at risk for a disability or developmental delay. Some information in this module may also refer to children with disabilities as "children with special needs." The module is designed for educators working with children ages birth to 5.
This guide teaches parents how to clearly and effectively express concerns, ideas, or suggestions to the professionals involved in their child's special education.
This webinar discusses the best practice elements of an Individualized Health Plan and how to identify children who may benefit from an IHP.