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They’re Too Little for This to Affect Them….Right?

Written by Shannon Winsjansen, MSW, LCSWA, Mecklenburg County CDSA April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. On April 8, 2015, the Mecklenburg County CDSA planted blue and silver pinwheels in front of the Carlton G. Watkins Center to raise awareness and promote a healthy and safe start for all children.  As early interventionists, this is […]

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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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“I talk with words and listen with my ears. My Daddy talks with signs and listens with his eyes.”

Written by Lindsey Gregory, Service Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA I asked my stepdaughter, Kaitlyn, what makes her relationship with her dad so special.  Her response, as she rolled her eyes and gave me the you-wouldn’t-understand look was, “I talk with words and listen with my ears.  My Daddy talks with signs and listens with his eyes.” […]

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Mythbusters: But Someone Told Me….

Written by Lindsey Moss, MSW, LCSW and Unit Supervisor, Mecklenburg County CDSA As a parent of a young child and an early intervention professional, I am reminded daily that being a parent is quite arguably one of the hardest jobs.  Parents have the awesome responsibility of not only keeping another human alive, but they are also charged […]

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The Importance of Attachment

Written by Christine Milano, LMHC, Mecklenburg County CDSA As an early intervention provider, every time you walk through the door of a family’s home, you assess multiple variables.  Am I safe?  What’s the mood of the family? Where is the dog?  Is the family distracted with texting? How is the child using communication or motor […]

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