For all of us, transitions work better when we know what to expect. By planning transitions, we can help children adjust to new settings and approach new experiences in a positive way. A Transition Plan can support continuity in the care and services children and their families receive by making sure that critical information goes with them.
Learning to read and write determines a child's success in school and beyond. A child's very early experiences shape their future literacy development.
Watching television occupies many kids for several hours each day, and can result in less physical activity, more overeating, and a higher risk for becoming overweight. Setting limits on kids' TV time is important for their health and development now, and as they grow into adulthood.
This video includes highlights from the recently released Joint Position Statement on Early Childhood Inclusion as well as bite-sized information on big ideas about inclusion. The video was produced by CONNECT, a Office of Special Education Programs-funded national center that is developing web-based resources and modules on effective and evidence-based practices to support professional development. (8 min. 19 sec.)