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Reaffirmation: The position of the U.S. Department of Education (ED or Department)

"All young children with disabilities should have access to inclusive high quality early childhood programs where they are provided with individualized and appropriate supports to enable them to meet high expectations."

https://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/memosdcltrs/preschool-lre-dcl-1-10-17.pdf

Supporting Children & Families during a Difficult Time

The Pyramid Model Consortium offers suggestions in "Supporting Children & Families during a Difficult Time" (Fox, Hemmeter, Strain, Allen, Ferro, & Binder, 2016) for program leaders and practitioners in dealing with potential issues and supporting young children and families during challenging times.

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Scaling Up and Sustaining Evidence-Based Practices for Young Children With Challenging Behavior

An article highlighting the work of the Pyramid Plus Center has been published this month in the Young Exceptional Children journal. We are thrilled that Colorado's work has been given a national audience.

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Phil Strain and Linda Smith - Preschool Inclusion: What's the Evidence, What Gets in the Way, and What do High-Quality Programs Look Like?

 

Rosemarie Allen - School suspensions are an adult behavior - TEDxMileHigh

 

TED Talk: The Power of High-Quality Early Education

Kathleen Gallagher spoke before a sold-out crowd at UNC about the most famous study on early education.

 

Chairman Ben S. Bernanke on Early Childhood Education

At the Children’s Defense Fund National Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio
July 24, 2012

 

Inclusion Works!

Dr. Phil Strain talks about recent research findings on inclusion of young children with autism with their typically developing peers.

 

TACSEI's Demonstration Programs

Take a sneak peek at the video below to see how TACSEI programs are implementing the Pyramid Model and be sure to visit the TACSEI website to learn more!

 

 

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