Month: March 2016
Endangered Play, Endangered Development event
March 31, 2016
Educators, students, parents and community members are invited to hear Diane Levin, Professor and author of Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood: Teaching Young Children in the Media Age on May 4, 6:30 – 8:30 PM at the Yale University School of Management Zhang Auditorium Free, no registration required Questions/Comments: firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Story Videos planned
March 31, 2016
The Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC) is looking for parents to share their family stories through video! CPAC will assist parents to create a short (3 minute) video that describes their family journey through Birth to Three. The Family Story Videos will be used to spread awareness, offer support and advice with new parents in Birth to Three, and training for professionals in the field. For more information contact Kristen Williams at:Kwilliams@cpacinc.org What is needed from families: About 30 minutes for filming 20 pictures (to be scanned) video clips of child (if available) What will happen/questions that will be asked: … Continue reading
Inclusion Benefits Everyone!
March 8, 2016
An inspiring story in the Washington Post, Going on Offense vs. Down Syndrome, highlights that while most people saw limits for Frankie Antonelli his parents saw potential. They decided to see what an actively competitive home and community environment could do for their son: “How might he develop if they thought in terms of maximizing his abilities instead of disabilities?”
Sign-up for Natural Learning Environments Training!
March 2, 2016
Due to high demand, the Provider Support team has added two more natural learning environments trainings: March 16th in Hartford and April 13th in Hamden. We have room in both trainings – sign up soon – March 16th is right around the corner. Feedback from your colleagues has been very positive indicating that the training changed their thinking about Early Intervention and their role with families and children – for the better. Hope to see you there!