NC ELSSP-VI Newsletter
Each child will be honored, respected, and empowered to achieve success in school and life.
Amazing Kids -Staff
LL Cool Tips - Lori Bartram & Lori Persinger
O&M for the Young Child- Nancy Kirby Sauls
Great Finds - staff
Professional Development Opportunities -Staff
Staff Birthdays for February
LL Cool Tech Tool Tips
Simple Switch Use
By: Lori Bartram and Lori Persinger
Extension Activity: This extension activity is worth 2 hours of Infant Toddler Credit or .2 CEUs. Click HERE for instructions.
Check out these really cute books that Marigail found!
Take a look at these- recommended by Paula Roten.
Here is another CVI resource......it is a youtube channel that Dr. Roman is starting.
The link below is for bubbling words. You can adjust the font, outline, etc. Then copy / paste the image into a new word document for your students.
Please see the link below from Paths to Literacy about the salient features dictionary. You can access the dictionary from the article. I was a contributor to this for my course with Matt Tietjen.
Professional Development Opportunities
From free video presentations to credit-earning online classes, Perkins eLearning can help you further your education in a way that’s both convenient and engaging. Their development offerings are divided into two categories. All “Watch and Learn” options are offered free of charge, while their “Earn Credits” options vary in cost, depending on how many credits are awarded.
(description adapted from Perkins website)
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina - 2019 Learning & Leadership Summit
The theme for this event is, “Connections Matter for Prevention.” The Summit will enhance the practice and leadership skills of participants by providing educational workshops designed to help professionals develop the essential skills necessary to support and strengthen families in their communities, activate support for effective prevention practice, and engage all members of society in promoting what works in effective child maltreatment prevention.
Dates: March 5-6, 2019
Location: The McKimmon Center on the NC State Campus; it is located at 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh, NC.
2019 University of Illinois EI Training Program: Winter Webinar Series
Description: EITP is collaborating with experts in the field to bring a rich, diverse set of webinars to the early intervention community!
Date/Title of Training:
1/25/19 Advances in Genetic Testing for Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Early Interventionists and Families Need to Know
1/31/19 The Perfect Journey Home: Enhancing NICU Discharge and Developmental Follow-Up for Premature Infants
2/13/19 Let's Eat Together: Responsive Feeding Practices in Early Intervention
2/27/19 A Recipe for Success: Partnering with Families Beyond Early Intervention Visits
Click on title of training for more information and to register.
National Home Visiting Summit - Online
Summary: For the very first time, the National Home Visiting Summit will be livestreaming all four plenary sessions free of charge to the field. We hope you and your networks take advantage of this exciting learning opportunity and join the over 700 attendees in Washington, DC. Please take a moment to review the plenary sessions and register today.
January 31, 2019
· 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. EST
The New Network Leader: How You Can Grow Your Impact
· 12:15 - 1:30 p.m. EST
Innovation Toward Precision Home Visiting
February 1, 2019
· 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. EST
Promoting Maternal Wellbeing and Resiliency in the Face of Trauma: The Science, Interventions, and Policy Implications for the Field of Home Visiting
· 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. EST
Health Visiting in the United Kingdom: What Can We Learn?
For more information and to register click Register Here
American Sign Language online lessons
Description: Sign up to learn basic ASL through interactive lessons and start tracking your progress today!
Date and Time: Ongoing
Sponsor: Gallaudet University
Human Services Program Consultant II
Division of Public Health, [beearly.nc.gov]Early Intervention Branch
NC Department of Health and Human Services
NC ELSSP-VI Staff