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Early Childhood, Family Support

COVID Temperature Checks

Tips to help students prepare for temperatures checks at school or at the doctor’s office.

Early Childhood, Special Education

Early Childhood Programs

New York City provides a variety of affordable early childhood programs for eligible children birth to five years old.

Early Childhood, Family Support, Parenting

Redirection

Redirection is a way to redirect your child’s behavior from “inappropriate to appropriate.”

Early Childhood, Family Support, Parenting

Tips for Managing Challenging Behaviors

Dos Keep calm, speak flatly, and try your best to hide your own stress from your face and voice. Choose your battles. Give positive reinforcement.

Early Childhood, Family Support, Parenting

Creating Schedules for Your Child

Learn how schedules can create consistency and structure for your child.

Early Childhood, Family Support, Special Education

Referral for First Time Requests for Preschoolers

If your preschooler may require special education programs or services, use this form letter to request an evaluation.

Early Childhood, Family Support, Parenting

Ten Tips for Creating Social Story

Social stories are a good way to help children prepare for upcoming changes in routine, which helps ease anxiety.

Early Childhood, Parenting

The 5Rs of Consequences

When you encounter challenging behavior, it is easier to show that consequences are fair and logical with the 5Rs.

Early Childhood, Family Support, Recreation

Play Time with Your Child

Play is beneficial for both you and your child. Here are some key developmental areas that can be supported through play.