ConnectABILITY

Many children enjoy receiving attention. If they do not receive enough positive attention for their good behaviours, they will often resort to behaviour that results in negative forms of attention (e.g., yelling, nagging, and consequences such as “time out”). Some …
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When bullying does occur in your classroom, there are a variety of strategies that should be included in your program, such as: Break the pattern. Have the child who bullies admit the behaviour, apologize and atone for the action. Help …
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A communication binder can mean different things. In this guide, you as a parent, teacher or early childhood professional, will learn how to create a simple yet powerful tool that your child can use to communicate with other children and …
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We all have our own sense of style. For many young children clothing is a way for them to express themselves. While this is wonderful, it can be a challenge when you are trying to get your child ready for …
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Fact Sheet

Childhood Disintegrative Disorder or CDD is a condition occurring in 3 to 4 year olds which is characterized by deterioration over several months of intellectual, social, and language functioning.
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Farms can be a fun place for children. It can also be a dangerous place. Children who live on a family farm range in age and needs. Other children also come to visit or attend child care offered at the …
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It is common for children to develop food preferences at some point throughout their childhood. However, there are children who will resist eating a variety of foods and will develop “definite food preferences”. The following information will assist you as …
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Choosing a program for your child is a very personal choice for each family. The best program is one that matches your child’s personality, likes and dislikes, health, interests, and behaviour. It is also important to think about finding child …
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Chung Lee is a five-year old girl with Down Syndrome. When it’s time for all the children to get ready for outdoor play, Chung Lee often begins to tantrum as she tries to put on her jacket. She throws her …
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Circle time is a great opportunity for children and teachers to come together as a group and share a special time of their day. The shared experiences at circle time might include exchanging information on daily events, completing calendar and …
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