[R-0225] S3. Child Development

Citation: Florida Health. (2012). Children’s Medical Services (CMS). Retrieved from http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/index.html

Abstract: Of interest on this website to Early Childhood Education faculty members are the resources offered under the tab Providers, then Early Steps, and ITDS Training. The six modules retrieved here [http://www.floridahealth.gov/AlternateSites/CMS-Kids/providers/early_steps/training/itds/outline.html] offer information on Infant-Toddler Development, Teaming and Systems in Early Intervention, Observation and Assessment, Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs, Effective Partnerships with Families and Communities, and Interventions for Children with Complex Conditions.

Integration: Information from these modules can also be used to infuse Infants, Toddlers, and Twos, Curriculum Planning, Child Family, and Community, and Health, Safety, and Nutrition.

Content Focus: Assessment; Collaboration; Curriculum; Disabilities; Early Intervention; Family Involvement; Medical Services; Special Education; Child Development

Notes: The activities and self assessments for each module are useful tools for faculty members.