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3679918584?profile=RESIZE_710x One of the critical skills that children develop in early childhood is the ability to identify, express, and manage their emotions. This social-emotional development is a cornerstone of later learning and development. With this in mind, we’re sharing a resource from the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) at Vanderbilt University that guides parents and other caregivers through steps and strategies to support…

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toddler-aged girl in dress walking down aisle of store holding caneToday in the Neighborhood News, we’re looking at one of the solely low incidence disabilities, specifically, children who are blind or have low vision, and information that may be useful to their families. In Orientation and Mobility for Babies and Toddlers: A Parent’s Guide, Dr. Merry-Noel…

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The National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the National Center for PTSD have come together to produce a handout on Psychological First Aid, which offers parents “Tips for Helping Infants and Toddlers after Disasters.” This detailed and easy-to-read resource examines behaviors young children typically display after a disaster as well as what parents should know about and do in response to…

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Mother and son looking happily at each otherToday on the Neighborhood News, we’re highlighting a resource for early childhood professionals looking to support the social-emotional development of the children they work with. The Child Social-Emotional Competence Checklist from the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) is a research-based tool that serves two functions: it provides…

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