Find out how to use professional development and technical assistance to support staff. Learn about ways to implement effective research-based inclusive practices.
Listen to Pam Winton speaking about the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) and its applicability for children with disabilities.
This Standards in Action vignette looks at Head Start Program Performance Standard 45 CFR § 1302.14(b). Review eligibility and selection requirements for children with disabilities.
Learn how to support peer and adult-child interactions for children with identified disabilities or suspected delays. Explore how social and emotional competence is key to early learning outcomes for all children.
In this webinar, find out about environmental modification practices. Learn how staff can make these changes to support children with suspected or identified disabilities.
Learn more about the Head Start Program Performance Standards as they relate to interim services. Identify ways to put these standards into practice.
Review the process of developing a support plan for children with disabilities. Explore timing, implementation, and support for teachers.
Explore this infographic about how families and Head Start programs staff work together to serve young children with special needs.
View this short animated video to find out about a family’s experience when they learn that their child has a special need. Explore how staff can support and partner with families through this experience. Use this training tool to enable staff sensitivity around this topic.
Young children vary in their skills, knowledge, backgrounds, and abilities. Effective teaching requires individualized teaching and chances to learn for all children to access, participate, and thrive in early learning settings. Individualizing for children who need more support helps ensure effective teaching for children with disabilities and other special needs across all the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework domains.