Month: March 2015
March 30, 2015
B23 Banner posted across from the Capitol this week! Planning to visit Hartford this week? Be sure to pass by the Capitol building and look at 165 Capitol Avenue across the street. When Governor Malloy looks out his office window this week, he will see a 3 foot tall Birth to Three logo and our intake phone number next to the message, “Life is full of Surprises. Call Birth to Three if your baby isn’t developing as expected.” Hundreds of passersby have seen our public awareness banner every year since 2006. This week, you can too!
March 23, 2015
DERBY (WTNH) – Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley, Griffin Hospital and The Derby Elks are teaming up to offer a free training on child car seats and a seat giveaway. It’s on Wednesday, April 15 from 2-6 p.m. at Griffin Hospital’s Community Outreach parking lot, 4 Mountain St., Derby. This training will help answer questions about safety requirements for children in various car seats. At the end of this training, participants will receive a free seat appropriate to their child’s needs and instruction on proper use. To be eligible for the giveaway, participants must preregister. Free seats are limited, so the program … Continue reading
March 9, 2015
Check out the Birth to Three Calendar to register for the exciting trainings coming up this Spring including: Young Children’s Play in Early Intervention/Early Childhood: Description, Assessment and Intervention The training will be presented on April 24, 2015 by Karen Lifter, Ph.D., Northeastern University – author of Developmental Play Assessment. _________________________________________________________________ Effects of Stress & Trauma on Social-Emotional Development of Infants & Toddlers This is a ONE day training that will be presented on three different dates in three different locations around the state, making it convenient for all Early Intervention providers to attend. The training is with nationally recognized presenters, Jane Ellison, … Continue reading
March 2, 2015
A recent research study reports that toddlers with autism have demonstrated significant improvement after intensive intervention by parents rather than clinicians. Parent-led intense intervention during everyday activities resulted in significant improvements in several areas for children diagnosed with Autism. Parent-Implemented Social Intervention for Toddlers With Autism: An RCT Additional research found that that parent-led intervention may lower the risk for toddlers that are at high risk for autism.