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    By Mari Caulfield & Teresa Dempsey with thanks to Dr. Rena Lyons NUIG Ireland Written from the perspective of a working speech and language therapist, in Ireland. Exploring narrative and storytelling in support of healing, healthy relationships and…

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                                  Communication in Context: THIRD YEAR OF LIFE  24-36 MONTHS   The third year of life is a culmination of the work a child…

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                    Communication in Context: SECOND YEAR OF LIFE  12-24 MONTHS The second year of life is an exciting time in development where the important capacities formed in the first year can…

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    Communication in Context: FIRST YEAR OF LIFE  0 – 12 MONTHS The Interweaving of Language, Social and Play Development in Infants and Toddlers Infancy and toddlerhood are fascinating periods of time full of rich developmental work crucial for…

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Originally published by Todd Wanerman athttp://www.toddwanerman.com/ When I consult with schools about inclusion, I’m a voice for change.  And teachers generally feel uncomfortable about change. Why?  Partly because it’s hard to consider the idea that you could have done better…

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  Originally published by Todd Wanerman at http://www.toddwanerman.com/     Recently,  I wrapped up a two-part training program with the Early Head Start teachers in Salida, in the central valley just adjacent to Modesto.  As I had ample time to drive…

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          Originally published by Todd Wanerman at http://www.toddwanerman.com/ Who is project-based education for?  Is it only the product and province of an educated, entitled class, or is it right for everyone?  Within our kaleidoscope culture, we can…

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        Originally published by Todd Wanerman at http://www.toddwanerman.com/ During twenty-five years of teaching preschool at The Little School, I had the privilege, along with my colleagues, of promoting higher program quality in various settings around the world….

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  ALICIA F. LIEBERMAN, ELENA PADRO´ N, PATRICIA VAN HORN, AND WILLIAM W. HARRIS San Francisco General Hospital and University of California, San Francisco ABSTRACT:  Fraiberg and her colleagues (1975) introduced the metaphor “ghosts in the nursery” to de- scribe…

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Article from Autism Speaks March 26, 2014 Original Study from New England Journal of Medicine    Patches of Disorganization in the Neocortex of Children with Autism   research Researchers find common pattern of disruption to prenatal brain development; propose that early intervention may…

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  Prenatal paracetamol exposure and child neurodevelopment: a sibling-controlled cohort study. Int J Epidemiol. 2013 Oct 24. Brandlistuen RE, Ystrom E, Nulman I, Koren G, Nordeng H. Source School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute…

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The Center for Developmental Play and Learning (CDPL) The Center for Developmental Play and Learning (CDPL) was created in March 2007 by Co-founders Patricia Marquart, MFT and Jeanne White, MFT with the intention of providing Developmental, Individual- difference, Relationship-based DIR® services…

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