IDA Institute Hosts Web Meeting on Virtual Assessments
With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, new challenges have been presented to early childhood practitioners who administer developmental assessments...
IDA-2 in the Spotlight at 2019 Zero to Three Conference
Join us at the Zero To Three 2019 Fort Lauderdale Conference! Kyle Pruett M.D. and Kimberly Martini Carvell M.A. are presenting at the Hot Topics ...
Problems with Tainted Water in Flint Continue
We voice our concern about the increasing numbers of infants, toddlers and young children exposed to high lead levels in their drinking water wit...
Connecticut Commisioner Beth Bye Leads the Office of Early Childhood
The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood leads the State in developing and managing key programs for Connecticut families with infants, toddlers ...
Dr. Bruce Perry at CT-AIMH
The IDA Institute is supporting the CT-Association of Infant Mental Health's Spring Conference on May 9th featuring Dr. Bruce Perry, presenting: T...
IDA Presentation at Zero To Three Annual Conference in Denver
“Best Practice Developmental Assessment of Infants and Toddlers; the Test of Time” focused on the increasing numbers of young children identified as being at risk for developmental and behavioral vulnerabilities through routine developmental surveillance and screening and what we have learned over the decades about best practice...
IDA C0-Author Named President of CT-AIMH
CT-AIMH is a member of the Infant Mental Health Alliance with Infant Mental Health Associations in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Western Australia.
"Understanding Foundations for Comprehensive, Intervention-oriented Infant and Toddler Assessment"
With new information continually emerging about the complexity of the developing child, it is important that professionals working with infants and young children have a common grounding and understanding of the theoretical and clinical focus that guides developmental assessment.
IDA2 Featured on NPR
The IDA-2 co-author Susan Vater led the MLDA design and development and the IDA-2 is the featured developmental assessment process and measure used in the MLDA. IDA-2 is also used in a range of agencies and services including B-3 Early Intervention/ Part C in many states, Early Head Start, home visiting programs, primary health care centers...
IDA2 at the 2017 Zero To Three San Diego Conference
The presentation, ‘Integrating infant and toddler mental health into developmental assessment’ focused on the growing attention on increasing numbers of children identified with mental health and behavioral concerns and why integrating psychosocial and child development skills is more essential than ever to strengths- based, family- centered, developmental assessment.
IDA Live Web Training for Alaska Birth to Three Providers
Participants had the opportunity to practice scoring the Provence Profile, ask questions, and exchange information and insights. Our thanks to all who participated and contributed to our joint learning exchange and experience. We are pleased to add the State of Alaska to our learning community...
Childhood Trauma Exposure
In almost every early care and education (ECE) program across the country, there are children who have experienced trauma or who will, during their early childhood, experience traumatic events. Trauma in early childhood takes many forms, including abuse or neglect, witnessing violence, and having prolonged separation from or loss of a parent. An extensive body of research has documented the negative impacts of trauma on young children’s behavior, learning, and other long-term school- and health-related outcomes.
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