Provides technical assistance for child care providers caring for infants and toddlers in Region 4. This is a free service offered by NC Division of Child Development for caregivers desiring to improve the quality of care they provide. The Infant/Toddler Specialist can provide:
For more information, contact Linda King, Infant/Toddler Specialist.
Social emotional development refers to the developing capacity of infants and toddlers to:
Responsive caregiving is critical to healthy social emotional development. Healthy social emotional development is critical to school readiness. According to The Heart Start Report, there is a “school literacy” more basic than knowledge of numbers and letters. The 7 characteristics that are most closely associated with school success involve social emotional competency:
Give us a call, and learn how to support healthy infant/toddler social emotional development!