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FCIC Fact Sheet: Individualized Positive Behavior Support

This fact sheet provides information about the PBS process and effectiveness in schools, as well as critical elements to sucessful application and a variety of FCIC programs.

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Creating Teaching Tools for Young Children with Challenging Behavior

This product is made up of a variety of tools including handouts, worksheets, techniques, strategies, visuals and other materials that assist teachers in creating a plan to support young children who are having challenging behavior. Teaching Tools is available for download from this website as a "zip" file, which means that you can download the User's Manual, Routine Based Support Guide, and many handouts, visuals and other materials included in Teaching Tools in one convenient package.

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Milestone Moments, by Project Conectar

Milestone Moments is an adaptation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Learn the Signs, Act Early” campaign booklet that includes a comprehensive list of milestones and tips for parents of children ages 2 months to 5 years. This booklet can be used to determine gaps in development, help doctors understand delayed or missing development, help families understand what is typical development, and to help educators know what the child needs to strengthen. Milestone Moments is available in both English and Spanish and can be printed directly off our website on 8.5” x 11” paper or can be ordered to be printed in a spiral bound, tabbed booklet that is 5.5” x 8.5”. To obtain ordering information please contact: Myrna Veguilla, 813-974-7008.

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Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support: Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Development and Addressing Challenging Behavior

This booklet provides a report on the program-wide implementation of the "Teaching Pyramid" within a Head Start Program. The Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP) provides information on the implementation of the model and the outcomes for the children, families, teachers, and program.

"Making Life Easier" Series

The "Making Life Easier" series is designed specifically for parents and caregivers. This series of tip-sheets contains valuable information on how to make often challenging events easier to navigate, and even enjoyable, for both caregivers and children.

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Making Life Easier: Going to the Doctor or Dentist

Doctor and dentist visits can be very stressful for young children. Routine check-ups can cause anxiety, fear and distress in toddlers and preschoolers. In this Making Life Easier issue, adults are provided with tips to prepare the child for these appointments and make visits to the doctor or dentist less stressful for everyone (December, 2013).

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Holidays: Strategies for Success

While the holiday season is filled with enjoyable activities, events and traditions, it can also be a hectic and stressful time. This installment of the Making Life Easier series provides several proven strategies to help make the holiday season enjoyable for you and your child. Also includes a handy tip card for quick reference. (November, 2013).

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Making Life Easier: Bedtime and Naptime

Many families find bedtime and naptime to be a challenge for them and their children. This first installment of the Making Life Easier series provides a few proven tips for making bedtimes and naptimes easier for both parents and children. Also includes a handy tip card for quick reference. (November, 2010).

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Making Life Easier: Running Errands

Running errands (e.g., going to the store, bank, etc.) is one of those essential household routines that all families experience. While there can be huge benefits in taking your young child along, running errands can be extremely difficult if the child has challenging behavior. Still, there are several steps you can take to help you and your child get the most out of these outings. Also includes a handy tip card for quick reference. (November, 2010).

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Making Life Easier: Diapering

For many families, changing a child’s diaper can be a major battle. This installment of the Making Life Easier series provides several proven strategies to help make diapering a positive and relationship building experience for you both. Also includes a handy tip card for quick reference. (November, 2010).

Early Childhood Links

This page includes links to both internal (FCIC) and external (non-FCIC) websites. External links are selected and reviewed when the page is published. However, the FCIC is not responsible for the content of external websites. The FCIC website does not accept submissions or requests.

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