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HELLO is the platform for NAEYC's Interest Forums and online communities. Members can use this space to have conversations and create connections with peers around important early learning issues. 

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  • I have a child who is wonderfully creative but simply cannot focus on any tsk for longer than 10 minutes max. I want to build her ability to focus on tasks that involve higher-level cognitive skills ( ... More

  • I've got a kid this year that's got me at my wits end.  She's a bright, strong, and often super sweet and caring.  At the same time, I'm sure she has some social delays.  She doesn't seem to read social ... More

  • Hi Dawne, I need the very same information. Will you email me the list a give some more direction on you path you took to this positive outcome.  I would be very thankful. Catherine Wildes ------------------------------ ... More

  • Hello,    My name is Jennifer Morris, and I am currently an Inclusion Specialist with a Head Start/Early Head Start program in the Orlando, FL area.  I have been in the early childhood field for over 25 ... More

  • Hello again Valerie, So what I didn't mention before is that the place I came into 13 years ago was my mother's "daycare" program which at that point she had owned and operated for around 25+ years.  ... More

  • I thought a one-year old class and have been hosting toddler programs at the library for years. I have lots of suggestions...far too many to list here. MOVE! Toddlers have a short attention span and need ... More

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