The Haring Center at the University of Washington is hosting a lecture series on Down syndrome and literacy in partnership with the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. The first lecture will be held on September 19 at Kane Hall, Rm 210, on the University of Washington campus. Stephanie Al Otaiba, Ph.D., from Southern Methodist University will present a lecture entitled I AM A READER. Dr. Al Otaiba is a professor in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University. Doors open at 5:30, lecture 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
Language is the Key videos provide multiple looks at effective ways to engage children in conversation. The narration is excellent and appropriate for parents, child care providers, and PK teachers.
Iowa Parent Information Resource Center
Early Childhood Team Leader
Cedar Falls, Iowa