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Child Development and Special Needs Workshop Series
Supporting children's developmental stages and needs throughout childhood and adolescence


The following training workshops are for teachers, day care workers and caregivers. They can be modified to suite the time frame needed. 

  • Understanding and supporting the developing preschooler

  • The impact of autism on child development

  • Best practices of supporting youth with special needs in the classroom

  • Temperament and its effect on relationship

  • The importance of attachment in child development

  • The role and application of play in child development

  • Understanding emotion in early childhood

  • Positive discipline practices based on attachment theory





About the facilitator:


Cindy Coady has been working with children and families since 1992 in such milieus as camps, schools, day cares, clinics, group homes, and in her private practice. She holds a Masters in Drama Therapy and is a certified RDI consultant specializing in early child development and youth with special needs. 


Since 2007 Cindy has focused on helping parents and professionals understand child development and how to support youth with special needs both at home and at school. Cindy also teaches both parents and teachers how to build attachment with youth to improve neuro-connectivity and quality of life.  





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