Professional Material


First Step Materials
First Steps order form
Sample Page: Dad’s Page
Sample Page: Effects of Domestic Violence on Infants and Toddlers 
Sample Page: Engagement Activities
Sample Page: Handout -How to talk with toddlers


Access Project Resources (Immigrant and Refugee)
● Speaker’s Bureau
Opening Doors and Building Bridges:  Stories from Immigrant and Refugee Families and Early
Childhood Special Education  DVD order form
Sharing Cultures through Lullabies DVD order form
Interpreting within Early Childhood Special Education packet order form
Discipline Game order form
    Download the game here: [Full Version]   [Simple Version]   [Spanish version]
An Adventure in Co-Learning:  Immigrant and Refugee Parents and Early Childhood Professionals. Discussions on Child Protection, Child Development and Discipline.  Access Café Manual.



Working with interpreters
● Card for interpreters : FRONT / BACK
Early childhood special education process video
(This is an eight minute simple video explaining the early childhood special education process, for interpreters to watch prior to providing interpreting services in early childhood special education.)


BCBS Video
● Watch a video, made by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN Foundation, about the Thrive Access Project. The goal of the Access Project is: Building relationships across cultures to expand access to resources and supports in the early intervention system for immigrant and refugee children ages birth to five and their families.


The Raising of America
 ● Raising of America – Quiz
 ● Raising of America – Quiz answer sheet
 ● Truth about ACEs
 ● MN Baby facts


Resources for Working with the Somali community
 Information to follow


Resources for Working with the Latino community
 Information to follow