Early Childhood

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David R. Schleper outlines 15 principles for adults to use when reading to deaf and hard of hearing children. The research is based on what deaf parents do when reading to their deaf and hard of hearing children.

The fifteen principles are: Translate stories using American Sign...

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The goal of this free, resource-rich web site "Setting Language in Motion" is to foster an understanding of the importance of early language acquisition that supports robust linguistic competence and conceptual development in children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Resources on the site include multiple modules with...

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The following descriptions of assistive technology (AT) use in the classroom have been prepared by Laura Kessel, an AT specialist who supports teachers and teacher training. They may be used for individual study and practice or as part of professional development workshops and/or other training events.

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Transitioning from birth-to-three services into the school system comes with a series of changes for you and your child. This video will help you be prepared for not one, but several transitions—from early intervention services, to developmental preschool, then on to kindergarten and first grade, brought to you by Informing...

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This article was written for professionals working with children with complex communication needs, and explains how they can combine AAC interventions with Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT), which includes Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment with naturalistic interventions. With these frameworks, an AAC practitioner can help develop the communication of a child...

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More than 20,000 of these CTD AT key rings with colorful examples of assistive technology were distributed for training, peer support, parent workshops, personnel prep classes and other activities Examples range from low- to high-tech and span ages and types of support. We have provided print copies of the pages...

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"States and local school districts are required by federal law to educate preschool age children with disabilities in typical early childhood programs alongside children who do not have disabilities to the maximum extent appropriate. This policy brief provides an overview of the law and sets forth a list of policy...

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Special education services are available to parents of young children as they enter presechool and elementary school. This very helpful document from the San Diego Regional Center helps to inform parents of exactly how to obtain and navigate through these services during these formative years. The document also provides how...

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In most families, the first day of school triggers excitement and anxiety. In families who choose an inclusive setting for their child with disabilities, there is concern about their child being accepted, the program seeing their child’s strengths as well as challenges, and the program’s readiness to welcome a child...

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The purpose of this toolkit is to present ways for early childcare providers to better manage challenging behaviors in a childcare setting. It describes intervention strategies, technological tools, accommodations, and positive behavioral supports to help class time go more smoothly. This toolkit also briefly describes Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), basic...

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