Understanding Down Syndrome

Understanding Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome is the most common chromosomal condition, yet there are many of us that know so little about it. As a mom of a little guy with Down Syndrome – and having been a program educator to a little one with Down Syndrome – I’d like to touch on the...
Using Books to Promote Inclusion

Using Books to Promote Inclusion

Books are arguably the most useful resource in early childhood. Books can invite children into any story and share with them ideas of fantasy, creativity, and imagination. They can also help them make sense of the world around them, teach them new concepts, and expose...
Sensory Bins: Encouraging New Pathways

Sensory Bins: Encouraging New Pathways

Sensory bins are a common tool in childcare. They are an inexpensive way to allow children at many stages of development to enjoy the delights of a multitude of colours, textures, and even smells or sounds. A container filled with hidden or submerged objects can be...