Dr. Susan Fowler, professor of special education at the University of Illinois, will take one of our popular Tip Sheets and provide specific suggestions that benefit children with developmental delays or disabilities. Most of our Tip Sheets work for all families, but some can use “tweaking” or additional tips to support children with disabilities.
(Biography last updated: 2017)
- Sensory Overload
- IEL Tip Sheets: Family Fun!
- Creating a Sense of Belonging in Preschool
- Changing Seasons and New Concepts: Same and Different and Before and After
- Scribbling as Early Steps to Reading and Writing
- Early Childhood Screenings: Another Form of Wellness Checks!
- Chores and Children: A Time to Learn
- Birthdays, Holidays, and Family Gatherings
- Starting Kindergarten? Help Make It a Good Experience! Adaptations for Children with Special Needs and Their Families
- Developmental Milestones, Infant Toddler Guidelines, and Early Learning Standards: Metrics for Young Children
- Answering Questions About Your Child’s Special Needs
- Learning to Get Along with Friends
- Learning and Fun on Family Trips
- Use Care, Imagination When Introducing New Snacks
- Visual Schedules and Checklists
- Healthy Teeth! Early Brushing and Early Visits to the Dentist
- Tech Time! Video Games and Young Children with Special Needs
- Reading Stories Can Feed the Imagination and Spur Brain Development
- Sharing Books Can Open New Worlds