Early Childhood

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This article was written by Dr. Temple Grandin, an assistant professor at Colorado State University who has Autism. Here she explains the accommodations, modifications, and assistive technologies teachers can use that greatly help young children with Autism in school.

Link: https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/?pageId=601

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This article from The Inclusion Lab gives great tips on how to best prepare a young child with disabilities to enter kindergarten from preschool, before school starts and during the school year. These include accommodations and low-tech assistive technologies to help make for a smooth transition and inclusion in...

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This article of tips compiled by the Administration of Children and Families and the National Institutes of Health gives early care and education providers ideas on how to best care for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The tips are based on concepts of learning and development that can be...

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Adaptations are a way to meet the unique needs of all children, including children with disabilities and special needs. By using adaptations in your home, you can increase your child’s independent participation and learning in everyday childhood routines and activities. Rather than “fixing” a child’s skill deficit, the goal is...

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The Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities (OACB) has produced, in partnership with families and practitioners in Ohio, a video series about the use of technology with evidence based early intervention. These eight videos illustrate how video, video conferencing, and related technologies can improve access to, and the...

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Early Intervention (EI) is a program that supports families with children from birth through age two. EI teams work with families to identify possible areas of delay in their child’s development. This document outlines some of the rights that parents have under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), regarding...

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STEM includes the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math – subjects that are fun for kids of all ages. These STEM ideas are simple enough for preschoolers to try and offer tons of fun for pre-kinders.

Link: https://thestemlaboratory.com/preschool-stem-activities/

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The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop provides their findings on the early STEM landscape in education, and offers a different approach in overcoming obstacles regarding the integration of STEM in early learning.

Link: http://joanganzcooneycenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/jgcc_stemstartsearly_final.pdf

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The Center for Research and Professional Development center's Childcare Quality & Early Learning program from the University of Washington provides this presentation to help educators learn what educational opportunities are available for these young students, and how to engage these opportunities within their learning environments.

Link: https://depts.washington.edu/cqel/PDFs/...

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This helpful article from the Department of Education gives advice to early childhood educators on how to introduce STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) concepts to young children.

Link: https://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/earlylearning/talk-read-sing/stem-toolkit-preschool-teachers.pdf

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