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National Leadership SpecialQuest (NLSQ) 2010 Blog | Submitted by Susan Stewart 09/16/10

Materials developed for the NLSQ (PowerPoints, handouts, etc.) as well as participant-generated content can be located and downloaded from this site. The site also includes images, video, tweets, and blog postings made by participants.


SEEDS: Supporting Early Education Delivery Systems (Least Restrictive Environment) | Submitted by Kathleen Sadao 05/07/09

The SEEDS Project website has a section on Assistive Technology resources that covers six training modules, an AT Toolkit for assessment and intervention, and annotated web links on AT for Infants/Toddlers and Preschoolers, all available for downloading.


Head Start Memorandum of Agreement | Submitted by Dayana Garcia 04/23/09

Each Head Start regional and state administrator, in collaboration with their Part B and Part C agencies, seeks to develop a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for each state. This interactive map allow administrators, TA Providers, staff and parents to locate states that have developed these agreements which include guidelines and roles and responsibilities of the participating agencies and/or individuals.


Suggestions for Inclusion of SpecialQuest Multimedia Training Library for Pre-service Trainings and Other Training Sessions | (.doc 37kb) Submitted by Christy Thompson 04/18/09

This is a summary of SpecialQuest Approach descriptions that were provided to a Head Start program in Wyoming to implement as they see fit. | Submitted by Laurie Clark 03/26/09

California Map to Inclusive Child Care is a source for information and resources on inclusive child care for children with special needs. The web address has many resources including power points ready for training purposes on: Early Start, Transition and When Concerns Arise. Questions can be submitted regarding inclusive practices and a Technical Assistance Specialist will respond.


TCU Collaboration Plan | (.doc 24kb) Submitted by Molly Win 03/02/09

List of outcomes and action steps to be completed as part of the student practicum agreement between Texas Christian University and Child Care Associates.


TCU and Child Care Associate Collaboration | (.doc 29kb) Submitted by Molly Win 03/02/09

This document lists the benefits that Texas Christian University and Child Care Associate each receive as part of their collaborative agreement regarding student practicum.


TCU and Child Care Associate Agreement | (.doc 35kb) Submitted by Molly Win 03/02/09

This collaborative agreement between Texas Christian University and Child Care Associates outlines the responsibilities of each agency with regard to students' practica with Child Care Associates. | Submitted by Donna McClain 10/14/08

Helping From Heaven THE LEXI KAZIAN FOUNDATION is a non-profit foundation dedicated to improving the comfort and quality of life for children with special needs. This is accomplished by providing education, therapy and playground equipment, therapy toys, resources and scholarships for families and therapists in need of financial assistance and/or community support. The Lexi Kazian Foundation whats to create a network of families who have an interest in improving the lives of children with special needs.

Annotated Agenda for the MO SQ SLT Meeting | (.doc 64kb) Submitted by Rae Anderson 9/12/2008

Annotated agenda for the MO SQ SLT meeting. Related documents include the adapted "Mapping Our Community' powerpoint and "Connections" headings.Some members of the SLT were not comfortable using the terms "strong", "stressful", and "tenuous" when describing their SLT. Your group may want to consider other terms. Some suggestions:

Tenuous = evolving, growing, developing
Stressful = barriers, stressfilled


Strong Connections | (.ppt 12.5kb) Submitted by Rae Anderson 9/12/2008

Headings used for the mapping our state leadership team activity. Related documents include the "Mapping Our Community" power point used with the MO SLT and annotated agenda for the 7-14-2008 meeting.

Mapping Our Collaboration | (.ppt 77kb) Submitted by Rae Anderson 9/12/2008

This document was adapted for use with the Missouri State Leadership Team from the Mapping Our Community tool. The focus of our activity was on mapping our leadership team. Related documents include the annotated Facilitator Agenda for the July 14 SQ SLT meeting and the "Connections" headings for the sticky board activity. Trust me - it will all make sense if you read through the Facilitator Agenda.

Directory of University Centers for Developmental Disabilities | Submitted by Sandy Putnam-Franklin 5/20/2008

Each state has a link where you can click to locate a center near you. These centers can provide training and TA on disabilities and link you with adult models of success as resources.

The Florida Kinship Center | Submitted by Maria Pfeifer 4/05/2008

The Kinship Care program provides a warmline for the State of Florida where Kinship Caregivers can call to recieve support and information as to support groups and services that are availible in their County. The number is 1-800-640-6444. If you go to the website, there is a downloadable legal handbook on the rights of Kinship Caregivers. They also sponser a trip every year to Tallahasse called Grand Rally in Tally where they get to talk to the politicians about issues of concern for Kinship Caregivers. They also have a newsletter they send out by email that keeps you up to date.


FloridaGRG Florida Grandparents Raising Grandchildren | Submitted by Maria Pfeifer 4/05/2008

Florida GRG (grandparents raising grandchildren) is an online support group for anyone raising someone else's children in the State of Florida. They have a data base and links section to provide info on just about any situation. If the info you need is not there, post a message and someone will be able to give you the info you need.


KIN KINship Information Network,Inc. | Submitted by Maria Pfeifer 4/05/2008

KIN is an online support system for anyone through out the world who is raising someone else's child. They have a data base and links section where you can get info on help in your area. If they don't have the info you are looking for, just post in the discussion area your situation and what you need, chances are there will be someone in your State or Country who already has been through that situation and can guide you in the right direction. | Submited by Susan Stewart 3/28/2008

The Change Handbook is intended to answer questions such as: what methods are available that have proven successful in addressing today’s needs for organizational or community change; what are the key distinctions among these methods; how do I know if a method would be a good fit for my organization or community; how do I get started after I select one or more methods? This book provides basic information about 61+ methods for facilitating change. | Submited by Susan Stewart 3/28/2008

Community Weaving is a innovative approach to foster a community of responsible citizens who create Family Support Networks where they share their time, gifts, talents and resources with others. This community mobilization strategy increases civic engagement and social capital by tapping grass root resources resulting in the creation of healthy thriving communities. Family Support Networks meet the needs of families and children in the old fashioned way, neighbor to neighbor. Through the use of telephones and a web-based technology families can easily and immediately access a myriad of resources to help themselves and others in the community.


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