Category: Birth to Three
February 14, 2019
Office of Early Childhood is sponsoring the Event. You may register for Single Day or Two Days. Learn to Support and Develop Children’s Social Emotional Skills to Reduce Challenging Behaviors, Strengthen Families and Communities. The 2019 conference registration deadline March 22, 2019. You may register here http://childhoodconversations.com/attend/. For more information visit the Child Conversation’s website http://childhoodconvo.wpengine.com/.
December 13, 2018
New newsletter is out! Information and resources included on the following topics: The Importance of Faces for Infants’ Learning; New Guidance on Low Birth Weight, Prematurity, and Early Intervention; Does Research Support a Link Between Smart Phone Use and Behavior?; What Do Babies Learn By Pointing; I Said I Want the Red Bowl! Responding to Toddlers’ Behavior. Access newsletter here.
November 29, 2018
Caregiver coaching consists of five research-based characteristics that when used together result in positive parent-identified outcomes for infants, toddlers, and their families. This one-hour webinar will introduce participants to the coaching characteristics of observation, action/practice, reflection, feedback, and joint planning. For more information and to Register
November 15, 2018
1 hour Webinar on November 29th, 1-2 PM EST. Effective IFSP outcomes are the foundation of intervention. This presentation reviews new guidance documents adapted from the ECTA Functional Outcome Framework. This session will support functional outcome writing with visual guidance documents. Register: https://divisionearlychildhood.egnyte.com/dl/TpETpuC2ut
July 10, 2018
Words Count is a short-term, parent-directed, play based program that builds creativity and caregiver-child bonds. The program is based on research showing that the number of words a child hears by age 3 can have a significant impact on his or her future academic success. Research that tells us that by age three, children growing up in poor neighborhoods or from lower-income families may hear up to 30 million fewer words than their more privileged counterparts. During in-home and community-based coaching sessions with a literacy specialist, parents and caregivers are helped to increase their children’s vocabulary and enhance their conversational abilities. … Continue reading
May 8, 2018
This is one segment from a four part series that you might enjoy. http://wnpr.org/post/seeing-things-differently-where-turn-help-and-after-autism-diagnosis Dr. Thyde Dumont-Mathieu has been working with us for a while and really gets what Birth to Three looks like. Also Maris and Maris and Kate from Creative Intervention are featured! It’s only 5 minutes long but is wonderful. http://wnpr.org/term/seeing-things-differently
May 7, 2018
It’s time to Think Babies and make the potential of every baby a national priority! Early experiences shape how a baby’s brain develops, laying the foundation for future learning, behavior, health and success throughout life. On May 8, children and families from all 50 states and D.C. will descend on the nation’s capital for the second annual Strolling Thunder. They will meet their Members of Congress to share what babies and families need to thrive: Three Ways to Join Us: Meet us at the Capitol for Strolling Thunder on Tuesday, May 8th. Join the rally on Facebook Live. Tell Congress to #ThinkBabiesAndAct For … Continue reading
April 19, 2018
FREE CLINIC To Learn How To Keep Your Power On (Gas or Lights) Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) 282 Washington Street, Hartford, Conference Rooms C&D Date: Friday, April 27, 2018 Time: 1:30 – 4:00 p.m Walk-Ins are Welcome Please bring proof of income if possible. ¿Aviso de descontinuación? ¿Su cuenta de gas o electricidad es muy alta? Venga a Nuestra Clínica Gratis El 27 de Abril, 2018 – 1:30 a 4:00 pm Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 282 Washington Street, Hartford, Conference Rooms C&D Son bienvenidas las personas sin reserva. Si puede, traiga prueba de ingresos. Para pregustas o reservar espacio: … Continue reading
March 19, 2018
Anne Trafton MIT News — A landmark 1995 study found that children from higher-income families hear about 30 million more words during their first 3 years of life than children from lower-income families. This “30-million-word gap” correlates with significant differences in tests of vocabulary, language development, and reading comprehension. Massachusetts Institute of Technology cognitive scientists have now found that conversation between an adult and a child appears to change the child’s brain, and that this back-and-forth conversation is actually more critical to language development than the word gap. Click link for information: http://news.mit.edu/2018/conversation-boost-childrens-brain-response-language-0214
Perception of Service Coordinator Practices and Transition Related Outcomes for Children and Families
February 2, 2018
The A.J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at UConn Health is recruiting Part C (early intervention) Service Coordinators in the state of Connecticut for a research study. Participation includes an interview conducted with a student researcher that will last about 1 hour at the convenience of the Service Coordinator, regarding recent transitions for children and families from Birth to Three to preschool special education. Please contact Annie George-Puskar, M.A. (student researcher): email@example.com
January 10, 2018
To Learn More About This Free App Click the Link Below: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pleased to announce the launch of CDC’s Milestone Tracker—a free app for tracking every child’s development in a fun and easy way. This app adds to the popular suite of free, family-friendly materials available through CDC’s Learn the Signs. Act Early. program.