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Clark, Jane E.; Clements, Rhonda L.; Guddemi, Marci; Morgan, Don W.; Pica, Rae; Pivarnik, James M.; Rudisill, Mary; Small, Eric; Virgilio, Stephen J. – 2002
Noting that infants should be encouraged to be physically active from the beginning of life to enhance physical and cognitive development, this statement provides teachers, parents, caregivers, and health care professionals with guidelines that address the kinds of activities, the environment, and the individuals responsible for facilitating very…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Infants, Motor Development, Physical Activities
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs. – 2002
The first 5 years of a child's life are a time of tremendous physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth. Noting that research shows that children are more likely to succeed in learning when their families actively support them, this booklet is intended for families and caregivers who want to help their preschool children learn and develop…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Cognitive Development, Infants, Learning Activities
Kroenke, Lillian DeVault, Ed. – Infants and Toddlers, 2002
This document is comprised of the 2001-2002 issues of a quarterly journal for teachers and parents of children in Montessori infant and toddler programs. The spring 2001 issue presents articles on the history of infant and toddler programs in Italy and how to fulfill infant needs in Montessori child care, and on learning activities in the kitchen…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Childhood Needs, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs. – 2002
The first 5 yeas of a child's life are a time of tremendous physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth. Noting that research shows that children are more likely to succeed in learning when their families actively support them, this Spanish-language booklet is intended for families and caregivers who want to help their preschool children…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Cognitive Development, Infants, Learning Activities
AEL, Inc., Charleston, WV. – 2001
This series of 10 booklets provides information to new parents on their infants' behavior and development. The topics covered in the four-page booklets are: (1) "Welcome to the World of Babies," including information on infants' communication, baby books, and developmental milestones from birth to 9 months; (2) "Language: All about Communication,"…
Descriptors: Child Development, Early Intervention, Infant Behavior, Infant Care
Bickart, Toni S.; Dodge, Diane Trister – 2001
Intended to provide concrete ways for parents to help children become readers and writers, this Spanish-language, easy-to-read, illustrated booklet uses the everyday routines that parents follow with their children--bathing and dressing, eating, shopping, doing household chores--to demonstrate how to build vocabulary, learn about conversations,…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Infants, Parent Child Relationship
Perry, Desmond – 2001
Written from the perspective of a Montessori preschool director, teacher educator, and father, this book presents basic information on child development from the prenatal period through the school years, highlighted by stories of child development in different cultures. The book is presented in three parts. Part 1 focuses on the "explosions…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Children, Cognitive Development
PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN. – 2000
This booklet for Minnesota parents of children with disabilities provides an overview of special education services. Information is provided on: (1) the purpose of special education; (2) disabilities that are covered under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; (3) eligibility age; (4) types of special education and related services; (5)…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disability Identification, Due Process, Educational Legislation
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Special Education Services. – 2000
This handbook for parents and professionals describes Alabama's early intervention and preschool educational system for young children with disabilities. A list of common special education acronyms precedes the guide's four main sections. Section 1, on the state's early intervention system for infants and toddlers, includes the program's purposes…
Descriptors: Definitions, Developmental Delays, Disabilities, Early Identification
2000
There are many things parents and caregivers can do to help build a child's literacy skills from the time the child is born until the child is old enough for school. This 24-minute videotape, hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis and LeVar Burton, provides helpful information on how to foster a young child's language and literacy development beginning at…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Emergent Literacy, Infants, Language Acquisition
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 2000
This manual provides information on autism to enable Colorado parents and educators to recognize early symptoms in children and to provide for early intervention. Section 1 of the manual provides an introduction to the Colorado Autism Task Force, lists participants in the task force, explains the guiding principles for development of educational…
Descriptors: Autism, Classification, Early Identification, Early Intervention
Bickart, Toni S.; Dodge, Diane Trister – 2000
Intended to provide concrete ways for parents to help children become readers and writers, this easy-to-read, illustrated booklet uses the everyday routines that parents follow with their children--bathing and dressing, eating, shopping, doing household chores--to demonstrate how to build vocabulary, learn about conversations, and discover meaning…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Infants, Parent Child Relationship
Acredolo, Linda; Goodwyn, Susan – 2000
Recent research points to the inborn abilities of infants and shows how early experiences influence cognitive skills. This book presents activities for parents and their infants--building on activities babies instinctively love--to develop their unique abilities. The book is organized around six intellectual skills: (1) problem solving; (2)…
Descriptors: Brain, Cognitive Development, Creativity, Early Experience
Roberts, Joanne E.; Zeisel, Susan A. – 2000
Ear infections in infants and preschoolers can cause mild or moderate temporary hearing loss, which may in turn affect a child's ability to understand and learn language. Noting that providing children with proper medical treatment for ear infections or middle ear fluid is important in preventing possible problems with language development, this…
Descriptors: Child Health, Disease Control, Hearing (Physiology), Infants
Kagan, Jerome, Ed.; Gall, Susan B., Ed. – 1998
This encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work addressed to those interested in human development from birth through adolescence, including students of child development, teachers, health care providers, child psychologists, family counselors, education professionals, academics, and parents. Signed entries in the encyclopedia were prepared by…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Behavior Development, Child Development
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