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Ullrich, Rebecca; Cole, Patricia; Gebhard, Barbara; Matthews, Hannah; Schmit, Stephanie – ZERO TO THREE, 2017
Because the earliest years of life are a period of incredible growth, they present an opportunity to shape strong and positive development. Good health, secure and stable families, and positive early learning environments are necessary to foster children's physical, intellectual, and social-emotional development during this significant period. Yet…
Descriptors: Young Children, Educational Policy, Infants, Toddlers
The upcoming Congressional reauthorization of the Early Head Start program provides an opportunity to focus on what can be done to achieve even greater impacts for infants, toddlers, and families in Early Head Start. In this policy brief, the Zero to Three Policy Center presents its recommendations for Congressional action and discusses scientific…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Early Intervention
Norton, Yolanda – ZERO TO THREE, 2006
This article summarizes state and community policy activities during the final six months of 2006 and provides updates of the progress to serve infants, toddlers, and their families. The following states are included in the report: (1) Rhode Island; (2) Virginia; (3) New York; (4) Pennsylvania; (5) Nebraska; (6) Ohio; (7) Washington; (8) Arizona;…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Public Policy, Infants, Toddlers
Seibel, Nancy; Britt, Donna; Gillespie, Linda Groves; Parlakian, Rebecca – ZERO TO THREE, 2006
This book is an innovative approach to the primary prevention of child maltreatment. It focuses on the impact that child care providers can make in helping to reduce the risk of abuse and neglect in families with very young children. This research- and practice-based curriculum offers concepts, information, strategies, and practices focused on…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Infants, Emotional Development, Child Care
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero To Three, 1995
This newsletter theme issue focuses on providing services to infants with special needs in rural areas. In "Old Threads, New Patterns: Reaching Out to Rural Families," Deborah Harris-Usner discusses bringing infant mental health care and parent-infant psychotherapy to rural New Mexico. In "The People of Kids Place: Creating and Maintaining…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Child Development Centers, Child Health, Community Health Services
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1996
The six articles in this newsletter theme issue focus on three successful infant/family organizations serving families with young children either at risk for a disability or having a disability: Southwest Human Development (Phoenix, Arizona); The Ounce of Prevention Fund (Chicago, Illinois); and New Horizons Center for Children and Families of…
Descriptors: Agencies, At Risk Persons, Disabilities, Early Intervention
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1996
This theme issue offers a collection of articles focusing on support groups for parents of infants and toddlers, including the following: (1) "Gaining Perspective on Parenting Groups" (Nick Carter and Cathie Harvey) which reviews the purposes, history, and essential ingredients of such groups; (2) "The MELD Experience with Parent Groups" (Joyce…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Family Involvement
Pawl, Jeree, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1991
This newsletter theme issue focuses on the value of supervision in developing personnel in programs for infants with disabilities and their families. The first article, titled "Learning through Supervision and Mentorship To Support the Development of Infants, Toddlers and Their Families" (Emily Fenichel), is an essay explaining the thinking of the…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Family Programs
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1994
This theme issue contains six articles on the development of infants and toddlers: (1) "Cross-Cultural Studies of Child Development: Implications for Clinicians" (J. Kevin Nugent); (2) "Therapeutic Work with African-American Families: Using Knowledge of the Culture" (Cheryl Polk); (3) "Psychotherapy in Specific Cultural…
Descriptors: Blacks, Book Reviews, Child Development, Cross Cultural Studies
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1992
This newsletter issue contains 10 articles focusing on failture to thrive and the feeding of infants and toddlers with disabilities. Articles have the following titles and authors: "The Feeding Relationship" (Ellyn Satter); "Cultural Dimensions of Feeding Relationships" (Carol Brunson Phillips and Renatta M. Cooper);…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Dietetics, Disabilities, Early Intervention
Pawl, Jeree, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1992
This newsletter focuses on the theme of early intervention which infants and young children with special needs in nine brief articles: "Early Intervention: A Matter of Context" (Samuel J. Meisels); "Early Intervention Research: Asking and Answering Meaningful Questions" (Jack P. Shonkoff); "From Case Management to Service…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Ethics, Family Programs
Pawl, Jeree, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1991
This newsletter issue is about the growth of programs that serve infants, toddlers, and their families, and the management of that growth. The articles address early intervention programs with infants and young children with disabilities. The first article, "Implementing a Multi-site, Multidisciplinary Clinical Trial: The Infant Health and…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs
Pawl, Jeree, Ed.; And Others – Zero to Three, 1989
This newsletter theme issue focuses on the training of practitioners to work with infants, toddlers, and their families with emphasis on the activities of the TASK (Training Approaches for Skills and Knowledge) Project of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs. The TASK project addresses the concerns of four "stakeholder" groups:…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Family Programs