Classroom Adaptations

Practice Guides with Adaptations

These guides can be used by early childhood educators, child care providers, early interventionists, and other early childhood practitioners for promoting infants, toddlers, and preschoolers literacy learning using interest-based and highly engaging activities.
Meals and snacks poster
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All Things Considered Poster

This poster provides teachers and parents with the necessary steps to consider when using an adaptation with a child.

All Things Considered Poster

Getting Kids Involved:
Creating Opportunities for Learning video*

This video introduces and illustrates many ways that adaptations can be used to promote the active participation of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in everyday literacy activities. You will see examples of adaptations in home and classroom environments, activities, materials, and/or instructions.
Getting Kids Involved
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Evidence-Based Practices for Promoting Literacy Development of Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers: Adaptations for Children with Disabilities.

Based on the CELL Early Literacy Learning Model, a trainer or technical assistance provider can utilize this PowerPoint to introduce and illustrate a continuum of adaptations. Opportunities for the practitioner to practice, evaluate, and reflect on the implementation of adaptations are provided.
Evidence-Based Practices for Promoting the Literacy 
Development of Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
 with Families: Home Visitor.
Adaptations PPT**

Adaptations PPS**

Slides and Notes
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