This course is one of twelve courses that together comprise a 120-hour package of coursework designed for acquiring a new Family Child Care CDA Credential. Each course includes 10 hours of content. Courses are labeled “CDA Credential - Family Child Care, Part 1” through “CDA Credential - Family Child Care, Part 12” and may be completed in any order. This course focuses on topics related to CDA Subject Area 2, Advancing Children’s Physical and Intellectual Development.
Course created on January 11, 2020
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/10.0; AL/10.0; AR PDR/10.0; AZ Registry/10.0; CA Registry/10.0; CO/10.0; CT/10.0; DC PDIS/10.0 Curriculum; DE/10.0; FL/10.0; GaPDS-ASO/10.0; HI/10.0; IA Registry/10.0; IACET/1.0; ID Stars/10.0; IL Gateways/10.0 B345755; IN/10.0; KS/10.0; MA/10.0; ME/10.0; MI Registry/10.0; MO Open/10.0; NE/10.0; NH/10.0; NJCCIS/10.0; NV Registry/10.0; NY/10.0; OH/10.0; OK Registry/10.0; OR/10.0; PA Keys/10.0; SD/10.0; TX/10.0; UT/10.0; VA/10.0; VT NLCCV/10.0; WA STARS/10.0; WI Registry/10.0; WY Stars/10.0
- Participants will be able to describe how to foster play and physical activities with young children.
- Participants will be able to list supports and strategies for working with children with special needs.
- Participants will be able to identify ways to encourage participation by young children in early childhood classrooms.
|0-60 Minutes||Visual Supports; Kimberly Norris, BS, MEd|
|60-120 Minutes||The Decline of Play Outdoors in Children - And the Rise in Sensory Issues; Angela Hanscom, MOT, OTR/L|
|120-180 Minutes||Recycle Bin Boogie: Move and Learn with Recyclables!; Amy Schlessman, BS, MPT, DPT, DHS|
|180-240 Minutes||How to Grow a Young Child's Reading Brain; Carol Flexer, PhD, CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT|
|240-300 Minutes||Sign Language for Late Talkers and Children with Special Needs; Tonya Hayes, MEd, SLP-A|
|300-360 Minutes||Indoor Rainy Day, Snowy Day Fun; Amy Schlessman, BS, MPT, DPT, DHS|
|360-420 Minutes||Providing Independent Play and Participation for Young Children with Physical Impairments; Michelle Lange, BS, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS|
|420-480 Minutes||Collaboration to Support Children with Special Needs; Amanda Schwartz, PhD|
|480-540 Minutes||Increasing Motivation and Participation of Young Children; Amy Schlessman, BS, MPT, DPT, DHS|
|540-600 Minutes||Circle Time Success; Liz Moore, MEd|
Kimberly Norris has been an educator for more than 25 years. She received a master’s degree in elementary education with an emphasis in reading from Southeast Missouri State University. She has provided training for early childhood educators on topics ranging from developmentally appropriate practice to adaptations for children with special needs. Presenting both at state and national conferences, she is passionate about educating professionals in the field of early childhood education.
Angela J. Hanscom is a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook—an award-winning developmental and nature-based program that has gained international popularity. She is also the author of Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children. Awarded a “Hometown Hero” by Glamour magazine for her innovative work with TimberNook, Hanscom has also been a frequent contributor to The Washington Post, and was featured on the NPR education blog, Children & Nature Network, Edutopia, and Johnson & Johnson TEDx Talks.
BS, MPT, DPT, DHS
Dr. Amy Schlessman has a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Physical Therapy degree, a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and a Doctor of Health Science degree. Amy has taught as an assistant professor and an adjunct professor at Mount Saint Joseph University. She has also taught as an adjunct professor at Sinclair Community College, Miami University, and the University of Cincinnati. Amy is currently an assistant professor in the physical therapy program at the University of Findlay while she continues to work as a school-based physical therapist. She has practiced physical therapy for sixteen years primarily in the school-based setting, promoting physical activity embedded into academics, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the use of technology in therapy, while closely working with educators, administrators, therapists, and parents. Amy has conducted numerous presentations for teachers, parents, and therapists on a variety of topics.
PhD CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT
The University of Akron and Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium & Listening and Spoken Language Consulting
Carol Flexer, PhD, FAAA, CCC-A, LSLS Cert. AVT (Listening and Spoken Language Specialist Certified Auditory Verbal Therapist) is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Audiology at the University of Akron. An international lecturer and consultant in pediatric and educational audiology and author of more than 155 publications including 14 books, Dr. Flexer is a past president of the Educational Audiology Association, the American Academy of Audiology, and the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language. For her research and advocacy for children with hearing loss, Dr. Flexer has received four prestigious awards: two from The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing -- the Volta Award and Professional of the Year Award; one from the American Academy of Audiology -- the 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award; and one from Kent State University -- The EHHS Hall of Fame Distinguished Alumni Award, 2015.
Tonya R. Hayes
MEd Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Tonya Hayes is a speech-language pathology assistant at Sprout Pediatrics. She holds a Master of Education degree from the University of South Carolina as well as a Bachelor's degree in Speech Correction from Columbia College. She has served children in the public schools for over ten years, led the Parent Education and Family Literacy program, and served as an early interventionist with the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind. She has a niche serving children and families of late talkers as well as those on the Autism Spectrum. Tonya and her husband enjoy travel, mentoring newlyweds at their church, and enjoying their adult sons and daughter-in-law.
BS OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle is an occupational therapist with 30 years of experience and has been in private practice, Access to Independence, for over 10 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally and has authored numerous texts, chapters, and articles. She is the co-editor of Seating and Wheeled Mobility: a clinical resource guide, editor of Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th ed., NRRTS Continuing Education Curriculum Coordinator, and Clinical Editor of Directions magazine. Michelle is on the teaching faculty of RESNA and is a member of the Clinician Task Force. She is also a certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), certified Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS), and is a Senior Disability Analyst of the American Board of Disability Analysts (ABDA).
Amanda Schwartz, Ph.D. is an educator and Federal contractor who has worked at national, regional, state, and local levels. While her expertise is focused on special education, health, early childhood education, and family engagement, Dr. Schwartz has worked on program management and emergency preparedness issues related to children and families. As a team member on several Federal projects, Dr. Schwartz worked in technical assistance, resource development, research, and monitoring. Throughout her career, Dr. Schwartz has developed professional development opportunities and publications to facilitate the use of research-based interventions and support data-driven decision-making by practitioners, technical assistance providers, and Federal staff in the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services.
Liz Moore, M.Ed, works as a Program Coordinator with the Oklahoma Autism Center and the University of Oklahoma's Health Science Center. Ms. Moore is the project coordinator of Early Foundations, a training site and an inclusive school for toddlers with autism. She has over 13 years teaching experience that includes public school experience in an early childhood special education classroom. Ms. Moore is certified in Early Childhood Education, Special Education and has completed her administration coursework. Ms. Moore has extensive experience and training in autism spectrum disorders and inclusive educational practices. She provides ongoing training and technical assistance to the public school and early intervention professionals.
Angela Hanscom: Financial: Angela Hanscom was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Angela Hanscom is the founder of TimberNook and is the author of a book on outdoor play. Non-financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Amy Schlessman: Financial: Amy Schlessman was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. She is the author of Recycle Bin Boogie: Move and Learn with Recyclables. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Carole Flexer: Financial: Dr. Flexer received an honorarium for presenting this course. She has authored and co-edited many professional textbooks related to pediatric audiology. Non-financial: There are no relevant non-financial disclosures.
Tonya Hayes: Financial: Tonya Hayes was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Michelle Lange: Financial: Michelle Lange was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Michelle provides education for AbleNet, which sells many of the options mentioned in the webinar. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Amanda Schwartz: Financial: Amanda Schwartz was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Liz Moore: Financial: Liz Moore received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Liz Moore has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Content Disclosure: Presenter Amy Schlessman has published a book on topics related to her portions of this course.
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