EI on the Fly

A podcast focused on all things Early Intervention

Series 3 Episode 4: Supporting the Parent-Child Relationship

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In this episode, we will talk about how to support the parent-child relationship during tele-intervention. We revisit the mission of early intervention and discuss how supporting families virtually requires that service providers really focus on parent-child interactions and family routines and activities as the contexts for intervention. Lots of strategies are shared and we hear from a current service provider about her experiences supporting this important relationship. 

Series 3 Episode 3: Overcoming Challenges with Tele-Intervention

Early intervention service providers have risen to the challenge of shifting service delivery to using virtual platforms. In this episode, we discuss challenges reported by providers such as  families declining virtual EI services, difficulties with using technology, managing their own family needs while working from home, managing their feelings about preparedness and effectiveness, etc. We’ll also share lots of tips from providers for overcoming these challenges.

Series 3 Episode 2 - Positive Experiences & Benefits of Tele-Intervention

Listen as we discuss what early interventionists are saying about the benefits of providing services virtually. We will also touch on what research suggests about benefits and hear two stories from service providers sharing their positive experiences providing tele-intervention.

Series 3 Episode 1 - Tele-what?: What is Tele-Intervention

In this episode, Dana and Emily introduce their new tele-intervention series by discussing what tele-intervention is and how it can be used. They also let us know some of the topics they will be covering in season 3 of EI on the Fly, a podcast about all things Early Intervention. 

Series 2 Episode 5 - Helping One Another Learn and Grow

In our last episode in this series, Sarah Nichols from the Early Intervention Training Program at the University of Illinois joins us to talk about the importance of team members helping one another learn and grow. We’ll chat about formal and informal learning opportunities and share ideas for learning with colleagues and family members. 

 

To learn more about teaming and collaboration please check out the Universal Online Part C Early Intervention Curriculum, Early Intervention-Early Childhood Professional Development
Community of Practice Teaming Tidbits online module at https://tinyurl.com/universalEITeamingTidbits.

Series 2 Episode 4 - Communicating Openly and Honestly

Episode 4 features a discussion with Dr. Johanna Higgins, Assistant Professor of Practice and Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator at the University of Nebraska​-Lincoln, about the importance of open and honest communication among team members. We discuss our own communication preferences and share ideas and stories for effective communication with family and other professional team members on early intervention teams. 

 

To learn more about teaming and collaboration please check out the Universal Online Part C Early Intervention Curriculum, Early Intervention-Early Childhood Professional Development
Community of Practice Teaming Tidbits online module at https://tinyurl.com/universalEITeamingTidbits.

Series 2 Episode 3 - Valuing and Respecting Team Members

In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Naomi Younggren, consultant with the Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA Center), to talk about the importance of showing that we value and respect our team members, including family members, colleagues, and agency partners. Strategies and stories to help you reflect on this component of teaming and addressing challenges are shared.


To learn more about teaming and collaboration please check out the Universal Online Part C Early Intervention Curriculum, Early Intervention-Early Childhood Professional Development

Community of Practice Teaming Tidbits online module at https://tinyurl.com/universalEITeamingTidbits.

Series 2 Episode 2 - Sharing Common Tasks & Understanding Unique Roles among Team Members

In episode 2, we discuss how early intervention teams share common tasks and understand the unique roles of team members. Strategies for overcoming challenges related to how teams collaborate are shared and the importance of recognizing what each person brings to the team, including family members, is emphasized.

 

To learn more about teaming and collaboration please check out the Universal Online Part C Early Intervention Curriculum, Early Intervention-Early Childhood Professional Development
Community of Practice Teaming Tidbits online module at https://tinyurl.com/universalEITeamingTidbits.

Series 2 Episode 1 – Understanding the Team’s Shared Purpose

This episode launches our series on teaming and collaboration with a discussion about the importance of early intervention teams understanding their shared purpose, which is to work together to support families. We are joined by two guests: Rachel Moyer-Trimyer, Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin, and Cori Hill, Project Director and Early Intervention Training Specialist from Virginia’s EI professional development team with the Partnership for People with Disabilities at VA Commonwealth University. We explore what it looks like when teams share this purpose and strategies you can use to facilitate this shared understanding with colleagues and family team members.

 

To learn more about teaming and collaboration please check out the Universal Online Part C Early Intervention Curriculum, Early Intervention-Early Childhood Professional Development
Community of Practice Teaming Tidbits online module at https://tinyurl.com/universalEITeamingTidbits.

Episode 8 - What Functional Assessment Means to Supervisors, Practitioners, and Families

Description: In our final episode in this series, we hear from an early intervention program supervisor and practitioners who have also been parents receiving intervention. They share their thoughts and experiences as they answer the question, “What does functional assessment mean to you?”

 

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