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Promoting Children's Development

As they grow, children experience marked stages of development. The following resources provide more information about the development of infants and toddlers, preschool-age children, and school-age children. They also address the importance of early learning guidelines, developmental screening and assessment, language development, and supporting children with disabilities in early care and education programs.

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This document provides research and materials on reducing the expulsion of young children in early childhood programs. Review resources and tools that help promote the mental health and social and emotional well-being of young children.

This webinar provides a national overview of States’ infant early childhood mental health (I-ECMH) systems-building efforts.

This final presentation in the six-part series of Hot Topics webinars explores six essential practices for high-quality infant/toddler care. Learn the basics of continuity of care, primary care, small groups, individualized care, inclusion, and cultural responsiveness.

Text4Teachers supports Head Start and Early Head Start teachers, staff, and others who care for and teach young children in center-based and family child care settings.

The Expulsion Policy Strategy Tool lays out a rubric for a range of policy options to promote young children’s social-emotional development and reduce the likelihood of expulsion and suspension in early learning settings.

This second in a series of Hot Topics webinars explores federal, state, and provider-level health and wellness policies in support of infants and toddlers.

During the past decade, States have moved forward with initiatives to strengthen early childhood programming and emphasize greater accountability for child outcomes. One of those efforts has been the development of Early Learning Guidelines (ELGs).

One of a series highlighting essential program practices for infant/toddler care, this resource communicates the importance of inclusion of infants and toddlers with disabilities and other special needs.

This series helps promote essential program practices to ensure quality within family child care and center-based programs that serve infants and toddlers. It addresses the following topics:

One of a series highlighting essential program practices for infant/toddler care, this resource communicates the importance of individualized care for infants and toddlers. It provides rationale for the practice and the role it plays in helping to promote positive child outcomes.

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