ChildCare Conversations with Kate and Carrie

Episode 181: The most effective strategies for addressing developmental concerns in children.

December 19, 2023 Carrie Casey and Kate Woodward Young
ChildCare Conversations with Kate and Carrie
Episode 181: The most effective strategies for addressing developmental concerns in children.
Show Notes

In this episode of Child Care Conversations, hosts Kate and Kerry discuss a challenging situation in a school with guest Vicki Morris, an occupational therapist. Vicki provides insights on addressing developmental concerns in children, emphasizing the importance of understanding a child's developmental milestones, observing their behavior, and assessing their routines and environment. She suggests involving outside professionals for assessments and advises on the timing and approach of discussing concerns with parents. The episode also highlights the importance of directors managing their emotions and seeking support when needed. Vicki also discusses the need for individualized adaptations for children with the same diagnosis.

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