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This article from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a quick read about co-regulation, which the author defines as “warm and responsive interactions that provide the support, coaching, and modeling children need to ‘understand, express, and modulate their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors’ (Murray et al. 2015, 14).” It’s part of the “Rocking and Rolling” column which appears in Young…

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Safe Sleep Resources

If you have been a new parent or cared for infants in the past 25 years, you are likely familiar with the “Back to Sleep” campaign from the US Department of Health and Human Services to promote safe infant sleeping habits, one of which is placing babies on their backs to sleep. Today the campaign is known as Safe to Sleep, and is still actively publishing resources and conducting outreach across the country to educate parents and caregivers about ways to reduce…

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"Let Me Tell You What I Want"

The Office of Special Education Program’s Center for Early Literacy Learning (CELL) and the Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute bring us this week, “Let Me Tell You What I Want.” The intention behind this practice guide is to capitalize on the gestures infants naturally use to communicate and to help parents find ways to adapt gestures and signs for children with disabilities who may struggle with…

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TACSEI Backpack Connection Series

Families play an essential role in the Early Start system – we often say, “Families are the heart of Early Start.” Strong partnerships between families and early intervention programs support the learning and development of infants and toddlers with disabilities who receive Early Start services. There are many resources available on family engagement; today on the Neighborhood News, we’re highlighting a group of resources called the Backpack Connection…

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