Our friends at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) have curated an impressive collection of articles written just for families. For example, one set of articles, on social and emotional development, includes the following titles:
This resource also includes articles on Guidance, Relationships, and Behavior and Development, many of which may be of interest to families in Early Start. View all the articles by clicking here.
The ICC-Recommended Early Start Personnel Manual (ESPM) describes core knowledge and role-specific competencies needed for early intervention service provision, incorporating current research and evidence in the field of early intervention. To access the ESPM, click here.
This resource is related to the following ESPM knowledge-level competencies:
- Core Knowledge (CK):
- CK2: The role of primary social and emotional relationships as the foundation for early learning.
- Individualized Family Service Plan Development and Review (IFSP-DR):
- IFSP-DR2 (EIS): Understands the concept of mentoring and its importance with parents and other IFSP team members.
- IFSP-DR5 (EIS): Understands the rationale for the identification and selection of intervention strategies used in everyday routines, relationships, activities, places and partnerships for early intervention activities (or justification of the extent to which some outcomes cannot be achieved in a natural environment)
- Individualized Family Service Plan Development and Review (IFSP-i):
- IFSP-i2 (EIS): Understands the individual nature of child learning styles and the importance of adapting intervention strategies.