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Director Essentials – Celebrating Neurodiversity

January 11, 2023 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Neurodiversity (Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia) is becoming much more recognized as a learning difference vs. a deficit in our ECE classrooms. This session will aim to create space for reflection and discussion anchored in respecting, honoring, and including neuro-diverse children. During our time together, we will share strategies and information on sensory integration and how directors/administrators can support educators in meeting the needs of all children. We will also learn through stories about local early childhood settings that have created cultures of inclusion. Lastly, we will explore through videos and reflective exercises how to really see children using a strengths-based approach.

This workshop is free thanks to the generous sponsorship by the Jefferson County Regional Collaborative through a grant from the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood.

Notice: This is an online class.  Please make sure you include a valid email address when registering and that you have internet and email access at the time of the training. This training will be conducted via Zoom, and you will be required to participate via video and audio through a computer, phone, or tablet. All classes are on Eastern Standard Time.

Level 2   CDA 8  CC 1   Audience-Directors

2 Credit Hours

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January 11, 2023
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


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