Week 1 – 12/6/2022 Theme: STEMIE Early Childhood Resources for Families

The STEM Innovation for Inclusion in Early Education (STEMIE) Center has resources for families and routine guides for incorporating STEM into regular activities. STEMIE aims to: Develop and enhance the knowledge on engaging young children with disabilities (0-5) in STEM, provide technical assistance, and increase the inclusion of young children with disabilities in early high-quality STEM learning experiences. https://stemie.fpg.unc.edu/family-resources

Week 2 – 12/13/2022 Theme: NCPMI Social and Emotional Skills Resources

The National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI) supports the implementation of an early childhood multi-tiered system of support to improve the social, emotional, and behavioral outcomes of young children with, and at risk for, developmental disabilities or delays. NCPMI also has family resources such as these social and emotional skills at home.  https://challengingbehavior.org/implementation/family-engagement/#socialEmotional

Week 3 – 12/20/2022 Theme: Q&A for Families from ECTA

The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) has a great Q & A for families that includes resources for families on supporting young children and partnering with professionals who also support them. https://ectacenter.org/families.asp