The Center for Exceptional Families at the University of Michigan – Dearborn invites you to join them for their annual conference emphasizing the benefits of culturally responsive practices used in transdisciplinary teaming to meet the diverse needs of all children and their families on Friday, May 1, 2015. Sessions will focus on the application of evidence based practices in education, health and human services.
Looking for a great online resource that’s parent friendly about brain development? Look no further! First 5 California has created this tool that shows families which parts of their child’s brain is being activated during different activities.
Early Childhood Programs Reduce Need for Special Ed
Attendance in an early childhood program dramatically reduces the chance that a child will need to be placed in pricier special education in third grade, according to research just published by Duke University.
Will Classism and Racism Doom FASD Prevention Efforts?
This article by Ira J. Chasnoff argues that doctors are often resistant to ask “white, middle class women with private insurance” about their alcohol use during pregnancy. “The physicians make it clear – that’s not the population at risk. Understand that these attitudes stand in stark contrast to the data that repeatedly have shown through a number of national studies by [CDC and SAMHSA] that white, middle class women are the group of women most likely to drink alcohol during pregnancy.” – Psychology Today