Building on Volume 3, Session 4, Building Effective Teams, this session explores the elements of effective teaming through the movie, Sister Act, starring Whoopi Goldberg (available to purchase in stores or online).
This session emphasizes the importance of building relationships with families in developing family-service provider collaboration. The video, Embrace Possibilities, is viewed to observe specific examples of what that family-service provider collaboration can look like and what families view as important in building those collaborative relationships so that they can be informed decision-makers for their child and themselves.
This session is designed to help participants consider issues that arise when including infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families in early care and education programs and to practice the "Cause to Pause" activity for identifying issues in inclusive settings.
This session builds on earlier sessions and focuses on identifying community resources and building relationships among programs in communities.
This session covers information that is important to families and service providers when a disability is first identified. The video, Embrace Possibilities, shares information from the perspectives of families, early care and education, and early intervention service providers on how to identify a possible delay in development or a disability in an infant or toddler.
This session uses the video Preschool Inclusion: Drew as the foundation for learning about an array of resources needed to support the inclusion of a child with a disability.
Focusing on the perspectives of adults with disabilities, this session examines the importance of their experiences and successes in developing a long-term vision for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.
The session, Creating Bright Futures: A Vision for Including Young Children with Disabilities and their Families in Early Care and Education Programs, is intended as the first step toward helping participants explore a vision of inclusion based on images and ideas from programs throughout the country.
Creating Bright Futures: A Vision for Including Young Children with Disabilities and their Families in Early Care and Education Programs is intended as the first step toward helping participants think about creating a vision of what inclusion will look like in their programs and communities.
In this session, participants will use the video Preschool Inclusion: Samantha to identify aspects of successful inclusion.