In recent years, there has been an increased emphasis on racial inequities in early childhood education, particularly related to the suspensions and expulsions of young Black boys. This webinar will explore systemic inequities based on race that continue to adversely impact the educational outcomes of young Black learners.
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CHAMPPS is a research-based, semi-structured motor play program for use in inclusive preschool classrooms that supports school readiness skills and increased physical activity of children.
How can you tell if young bilingual children are making age-appropriate language progress? The Quick Interactive Language Screener ™: English–Spanish (QUILS ™: ES) can help—and this free coffee chat will introduce you to this web-based, game-like screener. Developed for use with English–Spanish bilingual children from ages 3 to 5:11, QUILS: ES measures not only language products (what the child already knows in both languages) but also language processes (how the child learns new words and grammar structures). Presented by co-developers of QUILS: ES, this webinar is a must for professionals who work with bilingual preschoolers.
Join Sarah Fefer, Shane Isley, & Missy Sieders, co-authors of the new Helping Your Family Thrive: A Practical Guide to Parenting with Positive Behavior Support, for an introduction to positive behavior support (PBS)—the ideal way to prevent challenging behaviors before they occur and improve overall quality of life for whole families.
Despite the discouragement that often develops when faced with ongoing challenging behavior, parents CAN positively impact their children’s behavior. Understanding and implementing the positive behavior support (PBS) process is a key part of resolving these challenging behaviors and building the skills to prevent them in the future.
Sing & Sign for Young Children: Supporting Emerging Language and Attachment with Singing, Songs, and Play
Join Anne Meeker Watson, Ph.D., MT-BC, author of the Baby Sing & Sign book series and Sing & Sign for Young Children, and creator of the SING.PLAY.LOVE. program, to learn about practical, easy-to-use strategies for incorporating music, singing, and play into the daily lives of young children and their caring adults.
How can families of children with disabilities navigate the complexities of planning for the future of their family and their child? The planning process may seem overwhelming at first, but getting started and taking small steps forward makes an enormous difference. In this coffee chat, Brookes authors Cynthia R. Haddad & John W. Nadworny offer 5 key tips and action items from their book, The Special Needs Planning Guide, Second Edition.
Editor of the new third edition of Bilingual Language Development & Disorders in Spanish–English Speakers, Goldstein will provide SLPs with crucial information on reliably and validly assessing and treating speech and language disorders in bilingual children.
A must for educators and other professionals, this presentation focuses on key knowledge and skills from the book and explores strategies for strengthening students’ positive behavior and social-emotional skills.
Al William Greenwood, Ph.D., Vern Jones, Ph.D.