This opening presentation highlights the overarching goals (results) of all early intervention and preschool special education programs, as well as the evidence-based principles (roots) that are the foundation of early childhood special education practices.
Everyone could use a cozy retreat to get through a difficult day. This episode of Making Sense offers the perfect portable solution: a cozy “pillow cave” made with items you likely already have at home. Check out the steps to make a pillow cave for children who feel overwhelmed, are frustrated, or just want to relax.
Children who are Deaf or hard of hearing need strategies and supports to ensure they can access language, social interaction, and all areas of development. Early intervention is critical to their success.
April is Autism Awareness Month, a time when people around the world celebrate those with autism, raise awareness of its signs and symptoms, and work to increase acceptance of those with autism. Here are a few ways you can celebrate people with autism during this month and every month.
In this week’s episode of Making Sense, Megan Lehman describes different strategies to help with oral motor skills. Lehman explains how various snacks can soothe oral input sensitivities and needs, and how fun activities like making edible necklaces, blowing balloons, and straw games improve oral motor skills.
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Join host Megan Lehman as she demonstrates how to make a light box in the first episode of our new series, Making Sense.
This three-part webinar series from the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services is about authentic assessment and how it eases and improves the Child Outcomes Summary process in early intervention and preschool special education.
Rocco Aiello, Coordinator for Adapted Physical Education and Corollary Sports, St. Mary’s County Public Schools. Talk to Rocco Aiello about his amazing journey as an Adapted Physical Education teacher and you soon discover that he is all about inspiration. In fact, Aiello is either inspiring children with disabilities to discover the joys and benefits of […]
Maryland Indicators of Effective Transition Practices: A Self-Assessment Tool for Local School Systems is a local self-assessment tool of evidence-based practices in transition services.