30 Million Words – Getting Young Children Ready for School

Educational Service Center of Central Ohio 2080 Citygate Dr, Columbus, OH, United States

Research has shown that for many young children there is a 'language gap'. In this learning opportunity families will discover the importance of talking to their children. This is particularly important for children birth through age eight. Developing your child's vocabulary has shown to be beneficial in brain development, and basic literacy skills which are [...]

A Parent’s Guide to Assistive Technology Devices and Services for Students with Disabilities

State Support Team Region 11 2080 Citygate Drive, Columbus, OH, United States

A Parent’s Guide to Assistive Technology Devices and Services for Students with Disabilities With so many new technologies now available and the array of choices constantly growing, how do you determine which tool is the best match for your child’s unique needs? This session will provide an overview of a best-practice process that can be [...]

Playing with Math

State Support Team Region 11 2080 Citygate Drive, Columbus, OH, United States

Did you know that children begin to understand math concepts as early as 6 months? Math for young children is so much more than just counting 1-2-3. In this session, we will discuss supporting children as they experiment with different math concepts. Participants will practice how to play with young children birth to 6 years [...]

Trauma-Informed Parenting: Supporting Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

State Support Team Region 11 2080 Citygate Drive, Columbus, OH, United States

xperiencing trauma can greatly impact a child’s ability to learn and behave. Traumatic events can affect children’s behavior in confusing and distressing ways. By understanding the effects of trauma, participants will discover ways to support the overwhelming emotions and difficult behavior that may result from past or current experiences. In this learning opportunity, families will [...]