February 16, 2017

Building friendships with Lego

Ruby Wright, Children’s Development and Disability Services Manager from Connect Child and Family Services, tells us about an innovative social skills program which is showing positive outcomes for children in schools in the Nepean and Blue Mountains region.
February 2, 2017

We have a real challenge

Sara Stockman reflects upon the Teaching Pyramid as an effective framework to support early childhood inclusion.
November 25, 2016

How we talk about disability says a lot

Knowing the most acceptable way of referring to children or adults with developmental delay or disability can be confusing. In this article we write about the importance of language and the most respectful and accepted way of referring to people with disability.
October 27, 2016

Celebrating Children’s Week

Children's Week is about the right of all children to enjoy childhood. This year, the Advocate for Children and Young People has launched a number of new initiatives to enable children to have their voice heard. Children's Week Awards have also recognised the work of two NSW early childhood intervention services around advocacy for young children with developmental delay and disability.
July 7, 2016

Disability in a Cultural Context

To be truly inclusive in Early Childhood Services we must look at the child as a whole and identify all the possible keys to inclusion, be it disability, gender, culture and language. All children deserve to be included and inspired in order to thrive.