In this Q & A, speech-language pathologist Chris Wing, PhD ’13, explains how language development is linked to attachment and emotional regulation. She also talks about encouraging children and adults to tell personal stories as a strategy to build their communication and executive functioning skills.
A cross-disciplinary UMN research team has been awarded a major federal grant. The grant will fund a study of the effects of child care subsidy policies on families’ access to high quality child care.
Chris Wing, PhD, is a speech-language pathologist who has studied language development. She explains why telling stories about their lives helps children learn and grow in important ways. She also shares ways for caregivers and educators to encourage young storytellers’ skills!
Research shows that music enrichment can positively impact children’s development in several important areas. Learn about the evidence and get practical strategies to integrate music into your interactions with young children.
Building Family Resiliency: Community Voices, Community Perspectives is a podcast for professionals who work with young children and their family. CEED’s Deborah Ottman interviews guests about child development and family relationships.
Learn about the key skills described by the term executive function, as well as the role of culture and context in shaping children’s behavior in different environments. Then gain practical strategies for supporting the development of executive function skills in infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
These Tip Sheets introduce common ways in which young children express responses to different types of trauma, the protective factors that can help children recover from trauma, and prompts and techniques for reflective listening in support of building trust in meaningful relationships.
Curriculum Specialist Anna Landes Benz reflects on the complexity of identifying as an introvert or extrovert. She also offers tips for supporting children who are on the introverted end of the spectrum, whether at home or in the classroom.
Alyssa Meuwissen, PhD, explores ways in which adults benefit from using their imaginations, just as children do.
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