2012 Infant Development Supported Childcare (IDSC) Summer Institute

When: July 9-20, 2012, 8am–12pm

Theme: Typical & Atypical Cognitive Development: Early Intervention Strategies

This course focuses on typical and atypical cognitive development in children from birth to age 8. Special attention will be given to the relation between cognitive development and areas such as language and communication, social-emotional, motor and adaptive development.

The course will explore the connection between cognitive development and academic learning in areas such as reading, writing, and math. Major developmental disorders associated with cognitive delays will be presented. Finally, we will discuss and analyze practical intervention strategies, with special attention given to the importance of collaborating with parents to help children reach their maximum potential through cognitive skill development.

Registration Deadline: June 11, 2012