Soak up all of the amazing resources in this summer edition of Embrace. From practical ways to include diverse family types in children's services, to exploring how the Victorian Inclusion Agency can support family day care services, this one has it all. Enjoy!
The Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) have developed a reflective activity for educators to assess their service's quest for inclusion. Download the activity and complete quiz questions, unpack discussion points, and explore potential scenarios and inclusive considerations.
Are you looking to learn more about Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to better support children and families in your service? Allplay learn have put together a helpful website that explores what ADHD means, strengths of those who have ADHD and evidence-based strategies and practice tips for educators.
Amaze is a peak body for autistic people and their supporters across Victoria. Their work aims to understand, support, provide training and create change for people with autism. They have a range of resources to help educators support children in education and care with autism.
Explore tip sheets to support you in educating children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Sue Larkey has a range of resources from learning environment ideas to sensory tools and strategies to support children who are non-verbal.
The Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) have created a series of fact sheets to empower educators to promote and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture whilst implementing the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).
FKA children's services have a range of resources to support educators, from language tools to cultural competence tips and advice on workforce and program development.
Understand the valuable role the environment can play in supporting children's learning and development with this fact sheet from the Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
Educators are noticing a significant increase in children presenting with challenging behaviours, causing an additional layer of stress. Learn how to to create calmer environments, protect educators and children from COVID-19 and encourage positive behaviour all at the same time.
What do partnerships with families look, feel and sound like in your children’s service? Here are Senior Inclusion Professional Michelle Boudrie’s top 7 tips to help educators build and nurture robust relationships with families.