From Results to Roots: Early Childhood PLO Webinar 1 of 5

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.

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Making Sense Episode 3: Pillow Cave

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.

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All About Newborn Hearing Screenings

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. 

Autism=Success. April is autism awareness month

Autism Awareness Month – April 2018

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.

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Making Sense Episode 2: Oral Motor Exercises

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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MATN Institute 2018 Click here if you are not automatically redirected to the MATN Institute minisite.

Making Sense Episode 1: Homemade Light Box

Making Sense Episode 1: Light Box

Join host Megan Lehman as she demonstrates how to make a light box in the first episode of our new series, Making Sense.

Authentic Assessment, Child Outcomes, and The Connection

Authentic Assessment, Child Outcomes, and the Connection Webinars

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.

Get to Know – Rocco Aiello

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 […]