Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA; Additional contribution by Peggy Kemp, Infant-Toddler Technical Assistance Specialist, Kansas Inservice Training System (KITS) Happy New Year everyone! EI Excellence […]
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EI for the Holidays! A Table Talk Wednesday Recap
Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Oh, the weather outside is….well…pretty mild, but getting cooler here in Mecklenburg County! We got together for our Table Talk […]
Rules to Engagement: Relationships Built on Respect and Relevance
Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA; Additional contribution by AnneLouise O’Brien, Social Worker and Evaluator, Mecklenburg County CDSA Here at the Mecklenburg County CDSA, we are […]
What’s Your Definition of Home?
Written by Kesha Lynch, MSW, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA When early intervention professionals hear the term “natural environment” as it relates to supporting children and families, settings such […]
We’re Celebrating 2 Years – Are You Up for This Creative Challenge?
Written by Julie Higginbotham, Senior Case Coordinator, Mecklenburg County CDSA WooHoo!! EI Excellence is officially two years old! Since our launch on July 1, 2013, we’ve learned a lot and […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Where is Your Courage?
Written by John Ellis, Director, Mecklenburg County CDSA I had the experience recently of being invited to do a brief presentation on early intervention to a local parents’ group for families […]