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Who You Gonna Call? I Ain’t Afraid of No Myth! – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Well, we were a bit out of the loop after having to cancel the February Table Talk Wednesday event due to bad weather, but we were able to jump right back in to talk about common myths related to coaching interactions with families in early […]

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Coaching – Families with Medical Concerns

Written by Linda Molina, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Early intervention professionals strive to support families in a variety of ways that relate to their child’s development and ability to participate in the family’s everyday activities. Families will frequently bring up concerns about their child’s health since medical issues can directly impact participation in daily routines […]

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Cringe-Worthy Moments – What’s Your Take?

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA OK, people, time to share the dirt.  We recently had a fantastic training with Dr. M’Lisa Sheldon and Dr. Dathan Rush from FIPP where we were discussing our role with families as coaches in early intervention (recap blog coming soon….stay tuned!).  They shared a great story […]

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Are They Just Not That Into Me? – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA We took a little breather around the end of the year, and we came into January ready to tackle a new subject for our Table Talk Wednesday event – what happens when we get the feeling that a family doesn’t want to participate in early intervention […]

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Not Another New Year’s Resolution Blog

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA OK, there – I said it.  We have officially entered 2015, and I’m sure you’ve been bombarded with emails about how to keep your resolutions this year.  This is different, however, because this post isn’t just about seeing whether or not you can get the scale […]

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Coaching with Interpreters – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA We talk a lot about coaching and working with a wide variety of families, so it made sense for us to have a Table Talk Wednesday event so folks could talk more about what this looks like when we are supporting families that don’t speak English.  […]

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The Service Coordinator is Coming!! – A Table Talk Wednesday Recap

Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Welcome back to the Table Talk Wednesday events!  We have started into our second year of providing opportunities to collaborate more among early intervention providers here in Mecklenburg County, NC, and this one was one of the best yet!  Not only did we have a […]

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Lost? Use an Eco-map!

Written by AnneLouise O’Brien, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA No, an eco-map won’t geographically lead you to a family’s home, but it is a way to get to know a family better once you are in their home.  In our work as early interventionists, we spend a lot of time looking at a child’s skills in the context […]

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Movin’ On Up – Transitions from Early Intervention

Written by Kimberly Williams, Service Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Picture it – James will be 3 years old in a few months, and his parents are planning a birthday party and their ‘transition’ out of the Infant-Toddler Program.  This can be an exciting time, but transition can also be scary and confusing for some families.  Transition means […]

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