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Training by Joyce McCoy

How to Implement an Inclusive Environment to Serve Children with ADHD – In this class we will explore modifications to teaching styles, schedules, and environments to allow for the inclusion of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in its 3 currently identified presentations. The class will also examine current understanding of brain differences, learning style differences, and best practices. Set 2, Special Needs, 1 to 3 hours. All ages

Adapting activities and materials for inclusion of children with disabilities. Participants will explore ways to encourage inclusion by adapting the activities that are commonplace in most child care programs. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice creating some adapted materials and take some examples home with them. This is hands-on learning for adults! 1-3 hours Set 2 (CKC) SN    Ages ALL

Autism, Play, and Child Care: Increasing the availability of Fun for children with autism in child care settings This course will explore why children with autism need assistance and adaptation to allow play to be as successful as possible. I will discuss what is play and why it is necessary for typical development. We will review different areas of play, activities, toys and adaptations providers can use. 1-3 hours Set 2 (CKC) SN

Childhood Anxiety Disorders Anxiety disorders are the most frequent mental health diagnosis in America. One in ten children may be affected. Come to this training to explore the complexity of the disorders and develop strategies for helping children who have anxiety. Learn where to find resources and how to communicate with parents. 3-6 hours Set 2; (CKC) Special Needs; Ages NOT APPLICABLE

Childhood Care and the Inclusion of Children with Conduct and Behavioral Disorders Examination of several specific behavior disorders, exploring the common links and differences between them. Participants will practice strategies for the implementation of crisis plans, behavior plans, and behavior analysis. 3-6 hours Set 2 (CKC) Special Needs

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Children This training will examine Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. We will examine new research and known distinctions of the disability. The class will cover strategies for child care providers to assist with inclusion of children with FASD in typical child care settings. 1-3 hours Set 2 (CKC) Special Needs, Ages ALL

Opening the Door to Outside Exploration for Children with Disabilities Explore techniques and ideas for enhancing outdoor explorations for children with disabilities. Explore obstacles to implementation of outdoor play. Examine modifications to playgrounds and other outdoor environments. Bring ideas and concerns for discussion. 1-3 hours Set 2 CKC SN, Ages ALL