Available Courses

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Certificates from the old platform are not transferrable to the new platform but may be requested by completing this online form.

A Classroom Where Everyone Belongs

Early childhood teachers need to be able to work effectively with children of different abilities, disabilities, and backgrounds. Understanding what inclusion is and the benefits to children, families, and teachers is explored. Specific teaching practices and strategies to use with special needs populations are provided.

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Activity-Based Support for Children with Different Developmental and Functional Needs

This course examines key components of an appropriate environment for infants and toddlers, focusing specifically on how materials and activities can be modified, if necessary, to ensure that children with different developmental and functional needs are successful in the child care setting.

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Activity-Based Support in Inclusive Preschool and School-Age Child Care

All children need opportunities to play, but for children with disabilities, some types of play may be challenging - if not impossible - without adjustments to the environment, materials, or activities. During this 2-hour course, we will discuss how all children benefit from play and ways to make play activities accessible.

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An Introduction to Inclusive Child Care for Preschool and School-Age Children

This 2-hour course is the first in a series of online trainings designed to help child care providers and directors gain a better understanding of how to create an inclusive child care environment for preschool and school-age children with special needs.

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An Introduction to Inclusive Child Care: All Children Belong in a Natural Environment

The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to the concept of inclusive child care for infants and toddlers. During the course, participants will be presented with an in-depth look at the process of inclusion, examining laws and regulations that govern this process.

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Diapering and Toilet Learning in Inclusive Infant-Toddler Care

This course explores regulations and best practices related to diapering, toilet learning, and handwashing, and suggests ideas for modifying these routines to meet the needs of children with disabilities in an inclusive infant or toddler program.

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Emergency Preparedness for Children with Special Needs

One of the most important features of any child care program is the extent to which it creates a healthy and safe environment for all children. The purpose of this course is to provide basic guidelines necessary to develop a disaster preparedness plan for child care facilities with infants and toddlers with special needs.

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Establishing a Healthy and Safe Environment for Preschool and School-Age Children with Special Needs

This course is designed to help child care providers and directors gain a better understanding of how to create a healthy, safe, and inclusive child care environment for preschool and school-age children. You will learn how to establish such an environment through daily practices to ensure the health and safety of children.

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Strategies for Caring for Children with Challenging Behaviors

Dealing with challenging behavior is a difficult aspect of providing care for young children. This course is designed to help child care professionals learn more about why infants and toddlers use challenging behavior, what they can do to prevent this behavior, and how to effectively respond when prevention is not enough.

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Strategies for Caring for Children with Sensory Integration Issues

The purpose of this course is to explore how sensory processing, integration, and processing disorders can affect a young child's development. During the course, participants will learn about specific strategies that can be used to help children with sensory integration issues reach their full developmental potential.

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Strategies for Caring for Preschool and School-Age Children with Challenging Behaviors

This course is designed to help child care providers and directors learn how to create an inclusive child care environment for all children. During this course, we learn why children use challenging behavior, what you can do to prevent it, and how to effectively respond when prevention is not enough.

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Strategies for Caring for Preschool and School-Age Children with Sensory Integration Issues

This course is designed to help child care providers and directors learn how to create an inclusive child care environment for children. In this course, we explore how sensory processing, sensory integration, and sensory processing disorders can affect a child’s daily activities and overall development.

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