5-module training series on prematurity and atypical development Continue Reading Prematurity and Atypical Development Professional Learning Series
Use this checklist to assess what stage of reading development a student has achieved based upon the skills they presently possess. This assessment can assist you in identifying what they should work on to advance to the next stage. Continue Reading Quick Check: Developmental Stages of Reading
Children ages 3 through 5 who have a disability as defined by one of the categories listed below are eligible for preschool services provided through the local school system. In some local school systems preschool children may also be eligible if they meet the criteria of Developmental Delay. In Maryland, the categories of disability include:… Continue Reading Preschool Special Education/Part B-619 Eligibility
Ever try to reason with a toddler in the middle of a full-blown tantrum? What you quickly realize is that not only are they super loud but bribing, pleading, threatening “time outs” and raising your voice are all useless acts of desperation. The most effective approach is to get down to eye level and talk… Continue Reading Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Abila Tazanu M.D. has a unique perspective on the daily challenges and long term triumphs of all parents with kids on the autism spectrum. It is an insider view that she is using to change the way children with developmental disabilities are screened. Her passion makes sense. Doctor Tazanu is not only one of Prince… Continue Reading Learning Links Profile: Abila Tazanu M.D.
Inside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the University of Maryland Medical Center you’ll find a very advanced level of neonatal care. With state-of-the-art equipment, advanced monitoring techniques and sophisticated medication, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) specialists help vulnerable babies grow into healthy children. That journey is not purely a physical one. Many premature babies… Continue Reading Learning Links Profile: Brenda Hussey-Gardner, P.H.D.
Explore a variety of articles, websites, and videos that support early intervention and the education of young children. Continue Reading Early Childhood Intervention: Links to Learn More
About eligibility for receiving preschool special needs services. Continue Reading Early Intervention/Part C Eligibility
by The Johns Hopkins University School of Education Center for Technology in Education Continue Reading Maryland EXCELS
There are a wide range of behaviors that can be considered “normal” in terms of reaching certain developmental milestones. Knowing what to expect from babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can help families know what to look for and what to do to help their children. “Early learning guidelines can be a valuable part of a comprehensive… Continue Reading Developmental Milestones