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Indicators and Elements of High-Quality Inclusion: State

State Indicators address key infrastructure elements across state agencies and federal programs in a state early care and education system. They are designed to support leaders in evaluating and enhancing their system of supports to local programs in the service delivery system.

Indicators and Elements of High-Quality Inclusion: Early Care and Education Environment

Early Care and Education Environment Indicators detail the critical practices to implement in early care and education environments based on evidence-based practices. They are designed to support efforts to improve classroom teaching practices and environments to maximize the access, meaningful participation, and developmental outcomes of young children with disabilities in early childhood settings.

Indicators and Elements of High-Quality Inclusion: Community

Early Care and Education Environment Indicators detail the critical practices to implement in early care and education environments based on evidence-based practices. They are designed to support efforts to improve classroom teaching practices and environments to maximize the access, meaningful participation, and developmental outcomes of young children with disabilities in early childhood settings.

Family Voice and Choice in the Individualized Behavior Support Process

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Empowering families to be active and valued participants in the Individualized Positive Behavior Support Plan (IPBS) is foundational to Pyramid Model implementation. This set of tips and strategies helps families ensure their values, assets, perspectives, and preferences are included in individualized support for their children.

Pyramid Model Research

Mary Louise Hemmeter discusses the research that shows that the Pyramid Model is effective for supporting children’s social-emotional development, and preventing and addressing their challenging behavior.

Things That Will Help Me Stay Calm – Toddlers (Spanish, PDF)

Toddlers experience big emotions as they learn to make meaning of their world and communicate their needs. Toddlers look to their primary caregivers to let them what they are experiencing is okay. Caregivers can use the strategies included in this infographic to provide toddlers with predictability in their day, safety in relationships, meaning to their … Read more

Things That Will Help Me Stay Calm – Toddlers (Somali, PDF)

Toddlers experience big emotions as they learn to make meaning of their world and communicate their needs. Toddlers look to their primary caregivers to let them what they are experiencing is okay. Caregivers can use the strategies included in this infographic to provide toddlers with predictability in their day, safety in relationships, meaning to their … Read more

Things That Will Help Me Stay Calm – Toddlers (Hmong, PDF)

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Toddlers experience big emotions as they learn to make meaning of their world and communicate their needs. Toddlers look to their primary caregivers to let them what they are experiencing is okay. Caregivers can use the strategies included in this infographic to provide toddlers with predictability in their day, safety in relationships, meaning to their … Read more

Book Nook: Rex Wrecks It

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These easy-to-use guides provide teachers, caregivers, and families ways to embed social-emotional skill-building activities into everyday routines. Each Book Nook is comprised of ideas and activities designed around popular children’s books.

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