This is a webinar series to hear from federal staff and other leaders in the field who share specific insights and information related to serving children with disabilities.

The webinars include:

  • Partnerships for Inclusion: Ensuring Access to High-Quality Evaluation and Services
  • Supporting Participation for All Children: Essential Features of High-Quality Inclusion
  • Collaboration with Families and Other Partners: Essential Features of High-Quality Inclusion
  • Professional Development to Support Effective Inclusion Practices

Find effective strategies that teachers, home visitors, and coaches can use in their efforts to support children with disabilities or suspected delays.

The webinars in this series include:

  • Preventing Suspension and Expulsion of Children with Disabilities or Suspected Delays
  • Supporting Interactions for Children with Disabilities or Suspected Delays
  • Environments That Support High Quality Inclusion
  • Practice-Based Coaching to Support Inclusion

This webinar offers tips and tools for working with children with disabilities.

  • Supporting Children with Disabilities Who Are Also Dual Language Learners

The Early Childhood Education Environment (ECEE) Indicators detail the key elements that are necessary for implementing high-quality inclusive practices in early childhood settings. They are designed to assist personnel in providing effective supports and services to young children with disabilities. It is assumed that all federal and state legal requirements are in place. These indicators are not meant to examine federal and state requirements. They are intended to enhance high-quality inclusive practices implemented by early care and education personnel.


Special Quest: Including Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities

These sessions examine the beliefs and attitudes that influence and affect adults and children in inclusive settings.  They provide numerous practical strategies and tools to help families and providers implement high-quality inclusive services.

Extension Alliance for Better Child Care

This article shares how to adapt the child care environment for children with special needs by focusing on both general modifications as well as modifications for specific disabilities.

How to Build an Inclusive Child Care Center
This guide helps to create an inclusive space at any child care program.

Each fact sheet defines the disability, describes its characteristics, offers tips for parents and teachers, and connects you with related information and organizations with special expertise in that disability.  Fact sheets available in Spanish.

Children often engage in challenging behaviors because there is a message they are trying to communicate.  In this webinar, listen as presenters discuss prevention strategies for challenging behaviors.  Also, learn the types of support teachers can provide for an array of children’s needs.

Children with disabilities may need additional assistance with eating and drinking.  This information is helpful to teaching staff and parents when planning adequate supports and adaptations for children with disabilities during mealtimes.

Checklist helps staff members understand how to make sure children can communicate, socialize, and engage in child care settings and activities.

This article discusses how to include learning opportunities throughout the day to offer infants and toddlers with disabilities additional chances to learn and practice new skills.  There are videos included which show embedding in action.