Disabilities Dialogue

Listen as guest experts share resources to support children with disabilities and their families. Explore the webinars and related resources below.

Children with Disabilities

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.

Adult Support

This in-service suite provides strategies for using adult support. These strategies can be used to increase the participation of children who need more support or challenge. Also, find examples that illustrate what the strategies look like in the classroom.

Disabilities Services Newsletters

The Head Start Disabilities Services Newsletter is produced monthly by the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL).

Effective Instruction: Ongoing Assessment

Learn how ongoing assessment can be a useful way to inform teaching practices. Explore how to use it to help children with disabilities reach their annual goals.