Illinois

Early Intervention Clearinghouse

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The Illinois Early Intervention (EI) Clearinghouse identifies and collects research-based and best-practice early intervention information to share with families.

Videos Approved for EI CEU Credit

A list of all videos available from the EI Clearinghouse is provided below. To identify the component area addressed by viewing a video, check the “Notes” included for that video. Please check our Online Catalog for the availability of these videos. Videos can be ordered by email, telephone, fax, or in person at the library. Videos may be borrowed for two weeks and are not renewable. You may borrow up to four videos at a time. You will receive information with the video on options for returning the materials.

Typical Development

AMAZING TODDLERS: MOVING, COMMUNICATING, LEARNING, AGE 1
[Videorecording]. Toronto: Move Alive Media; 2006. 34 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 103 .S874t 2002
OCLC Number & catalog link: 144535296
This video helps the viewer discover how babies move to learn, communicate and interact in their environment.

THE BABY HUMAN
[Videorecording]. Richmond Hill, Ont.: American Home Treasures; 2004. 150 minute; videodisc (DVD).
Call Number: WS 105 .B115h 2004.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 55134709
Experience the first two years of a child's life just as they do. What is their most profound need? How do they really see their parents? What does it feel like to struggle to walk or learn to speak?

THE BABY'S BRAIN: WIDER THAN THE SKY
[Videorecording]. [Alexandria, VA]: PBS Home Video; 2002. 60 minutes; DVD Videodisc. (The Secret Life of the Brain ; episode 1.). Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: WL 300 .S446dvd 2002.
Examines how the brain builds itself from conception through the first year of life. This video follows a three month premature infant to reveal that these brains may develop differently and whether providing a special environment that mimics the womb can make a difference.

BEGIN WITH LOVE: THE FIRST THREE MONTHS: CONNECTING WITH YOUR CHILD
[Videorecording]. Chicago: Civitas Initiative; 2000. 30 minutes; VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: WS 113 .B417 2000.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 44111410
Hosted by Oprah Winfrey. Based on the latest research in early childhood development, this video highlights five guidelines that will help all new parents create a responsive and enriching environment for their young baby.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT FROM ONE TO THREE
[Videorecording]. Bloomington, IL: Meridian Education Corporation; 2003. 21 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 105.5 .B417dvd 2003.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 55509227
This video goes into diverse child care settings to observe the developmental milestones that occur in the first years of life. Covers social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT: THE FIRST TWO YEARS
[Videorecording ]. New York: View Video; 2003. 47 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 105 .C536fd 2003.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 53707289
A video guide to child development and appropriate ways for parents to help their children learn and develop. The developmental periods are divided into 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, and 12-24 months. Some of the topics include: physical growth, breastfeeding, bottle feeding, sensory development, touching and bonding.

THE CHILD'S BRAIN: SYLLABLE FROM SOUND
[Videorecording]. [Alexandria, VA]: PBS Home Video; 2002. 60 minutes; DVD Videodisc. (The Secret Life of the Brain ; episode 2.). Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: WL 300 .S446dvd 2002.
Until babies reach about a year old, they respond to language with their entire brains, but then, gradually, language shifts to the left hemisphere. But what happens if, during childhood, the left hemisphere is compromised by disease? This video follows a young man who had his left hemisphere surgically removed to cure a rare brain disease. The neurologist attempts to learn how the right side of the brain has compensated.

DEVELOPING LANGUAGE: LEARNING TO QUESTION, INFORM, AND ENTERTAIN
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2001. 25 minutes; DVD Videodisc. (Childhood Development: A Cognitive Approach to Developmental Psychology ; 5).
Call Number: WS 105 .C536d 2004 Vol. 5.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 57508911
This program charts the development of language during childhood. Basic language acquisition, learned from rudimentary and higher-level child/caregiver interactions, is described. Aspects of competence that go beyond the purpose of simple communication are also considered.

FEED ME!: KIDS AND NUTRITION
[Videorecording]. Lake Zurich, IL: Learning Seed; 2007. 26 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 130 .F295s 2007. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 123001291
Between ages two and eight, a typical child will eat thousands of meals. This video introduces the MyPyramid, showing adults how to introduce the concepts and to help children make healthy food choices.

EARLY SOCIALIZATION FROM AGE TWO TO AGE FIVE
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2003. 30 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 105.5 .S6 W122 2003
OCLC Number & catalog link: 52777454
Carrying forward the ongoing observation of young Max and Ellie, this program follows the children's social development from the ages of two to five. Examples of multiple attachment, language development, imitation and identification, cooperative play, self-awareness, gender identification, and social conformity are captured on film and identified with onscreen labels.

TO BE A FATHER
[Videorecording]. [Los Angeles, CA]: Parents Action for Children; 2005. 29 minute; DVD Videodisc. (I am your child video series). Closed captioned. Host Ray Romano.
Call Number: HQ 756 .T627d 2005.
This video features information on what fathers can do to help promote and participate in their children's healthy development.

TODDLER TROUBLE!
[Videorecording]. Lawrenceville, NJ: Cambridge Educational; 2006. 45 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: HQ 774.5 .T636dvd 2006. DVD.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 62081449
In the world of the toddler-where motion is the name and everything's a game-parents need to learn how to hang on. This program follows three parents and their toddlers as they deal with pacifiers, mommy time, and sleeping without mommy and daddy in the room.

TOUCHPOINTS
[Videorecording]. [United States]: ConsumerVision; 2006. 132 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 105 .T722d 2006.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 75553551
By watching a dozen families in unique situations, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton shows how and why children develop the way they do. Touchpoints are defined as periods of time that precede rapid growth in learning for parent and child.

FROM CONCEPTION TO BIRTH
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences;2006. 52 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WQ 150 .F931 2006.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 743300136
Follows nine couples and explores the fundamentals of egg and sperm production, observes cell division within the first few hours of pregnancy, views gestation at frequent intervals, and welcomes each child into the world. Contains footage of childbirth.

HOW BOYS & GIRLS DIFFER: THE FIRST SIX YEARS
[Videorecording]. Lake Zurich, IL: Learning Seed; 2002. 21 minutes; DVD Videodisc. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: BF 692.2 .H847dvd 2002.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 56015732
This video provides an overview of the real differences between how boys and girls develop.

IDENTITY CRISIS
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2005. 60 minute; DVD Videodisc. (Child of our times ; Series 5 ; programme 1.).
Call Number: WS 350.8 .I3 I19dvd 2005. Broadcast on BBC One January 4, 2005.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 259223225
Examines the "nature vs. nurture" debate in the shaping of the identity of children. From a larger project following 25 families from the birth of their children, features 4 children at age 5 as they begin to understand the implications of economic class, ethnicity, race, gender, physical appearance, and the presence or absence of both parents.

IN THE WOMB
[Videorecording]. [Washington, DC]: National Geographic Channel; 2005. 93 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WQ 210.5 .I35 2005.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 58835125
Uses photography, computer graphics, and 4-D imaging to show the development of a female human fetus from conception to birth.

IN THE WOMB: MULTIPLES
[Videorecording]. Washington, DC: National Geographic; 2007. 90 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WQ 210.5 .I35m 2007. Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 82372314
National Georgraphic explores the fragile world of twins, triplets, and quadruplets in untero. Featuring 4-D ultrasound images and new fetal imaging techniques.

THE INDEPENDENT THINKER
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2003. 47 minute; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (A Child's World ; Vol. 2). A television series broadcast on The Discovery Channel in 2002.
Call Number: BF 721 .C536 2004.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 62704798
This program focuses on developing mental independence that examines the abstract thought of toddlers, the memory capacity of preschoolers, and the force of childhood tantrums.

IT'S MINE!: RESPONDING TO PROBLEMS AND CONFLICTS
[Videorecording]. Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Press; 2003. 40 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (Tender Care Infant-Toddler Series.).
Call Number: LB 1140.35 .P55 I89r 2003.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 69382214
This video shows both younger and older babies and toddlers in several High/Scope infant toddler settings and the adults who care for them. Included are strategies for problem prevention, positive limit setting, and resolving conflicts.

LEARNING HAPPENS
[Videorecording]. Washington, DC: Zero to Three; 2007. 41 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 105.5 .F2 L438d 2007.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 147981861
Features 30 video vignettes that show parents and children - aged birth to three years - interacting during playtime and everyday routines. The vignettes capture how learning unfolds through loving interactions with parents and caregivers, and highlgith the critical role that adults play in supporting children's healthy development.

MAY THERE ALWAYS BE SUNSHINE: LINKING MUSIC AND LITERACY
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2003. 60 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 121). Originally broadcast February 20, 2003.
Call Number: LB 1139.5 .L35 M466g 2003.
Jim Gill, a banjo-playing expert in child development, discusses the importance of rhythm, movement, and song in early childhood and how to make music more exciting for children.

THE MOST IMPORTANT BABY IN THE WORLD
[Videorecording]. Fairfield, IA: MyBabyU, Inc.; 2003. 45-70 minutes each; in 7 DVD Videodiscs and 7 VHS Videocassettes. (First year of life parenting series.).
Call Number: WS 105 .M915 2003
OCLC Number & catalog link: Disc 1: 745033474
OCLC Number & catalog link: Disc 2: 745044957
OCLC Number & catalog link: Disc 3: 745047880
OCLC Number & catalog link: Disc 4: 745051566
OCLC Number & catalog link: Disc 5: 745057648
OCLC Number & catalog link: Disc 6: 745060343
OCLC Number & catalog link: Disc 7: 745062559
Contents: In this series of videotapes and books, the baby is the real teacher. Parents can learn all they need to know simply by observing and responding to their baby. Contents include v.1: As a newborn (53 min.) - v.2: At one month (51 min.) - v.3: At three months (50 min.) - v.4: At five months (66 min.) - v.5: At seven months (55 min.) - v.6: At ten months (51 min.) - v.7: At one year (67 min.).

MY BABY CAN TALK: FIRST SIGNS
[Videorecording]. [United States]: Baby Hands Productions; 2004. 45 minute; videodisc (DVD).
Call Number: HV 2476 .M995f 2004. For ages 10 months & up.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 56781758
Gives parents and babies the ability to bridge the gap between the time a baby can communicate with his/her hands and the time a baby can speak. This video includes some of the first words that are most loved by babies, focusing on objects and events that babies are naturally attracted to, such as "book," "car," "cat," "drink," "eat,", "go," "milk," and more.

THE NOT SO TERRIBLE TWO'S
[Videorecording]. [Lake Zurich, IL]: Learning Seed; 2005. 22 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: HQ 774 .N899 2005. DVD. Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 58425573
Demonstrates that the energy and exploration of two year olds are means of learning about their bodies, minds and the world around them. Show children actively increasing physical abilities, making new mental connections, increasing their language skills and learning to deal with emotions and social situations. Discusses how body awareness and language and motor skills are related to toilet training, and how routines provide security and comfort.

RULES, RITUALS, ROUTINES
[Videorecording]. Lake Zurich, IL: Learning Seed; 2007. 17 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: HQ 769 .R935 2007. DVD.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 73308455
Illustrates how developing a set of well-though-out rules, ritual and routines will make parents' lives easier and their children happier and well-behaved.

SER UN PAPA
[Videorecording]. [S.l.]: Parents Action for Children; 2005. 30 minute; DVD Videodisc. (Serie de videos "Soy tu hijo.").
Call Number: HQ 756 .T627sp 2005. Spanish version of: To be a father.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 62080495
This video features information on what fathers can do to help promote and participate in their young children's healthy development.

SHARING A VISION: MAKING IT HAPPEN FOR ILLINOIS' CHILDREN
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb, IL: Western Illinois University; 2000. 60 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; No. 95). Originally broadcast January 20, 2000.
Call Number: LC 4019.2 .S531 2000.
This video highlights visions for the future of children in Illinois shared by a number of Illinois early childhood professionals and parents who participated in the 6th Illinois Sharing a Vision conference held in Springfield, Illinois, November 1-3, 1999.

SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING MILESTONES: BIRTH TO AGE FIVE
[Videorecording]. Rockville, MD: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; 2005. 44 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 105.5 .C8 S742 2005. DVD.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 70273319
Presents normal infant development with emphasis on hearing, speech, and language development. The video also discusses the credentials and services of speech language pathology and audiology. Age-specific milestones are addressed.

Atypical Development

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
[Videorecording]. Verona, WI: IEP Resources; Attainment Co., Inc.; 2008. 39 minutes ; DVD videodisc. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: WM 203.5 .A939bendvd 2008.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 52925209
Educational psychologist and author Glenis Benson covers major issue areas: Cognitive style, diagnostic characteristics, communication skills and deficits, social behaviors, support strategies, and challenging behaviors.

THE DIFFERENT SHADES OF AUTISM: THE SCREENING AND DIAGNOSIS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
[Videorecording]. Riva, MD: Veronica Bird Charitable Foundation; 2000. 60 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WM 203.5 .D569 2000.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 502952669
This is a documentary about the screening and diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders. It provides useful information for the early recognition and possible treatments of autism and related disorders.

DOWN SYNDROME: THE FIRST 18 MONTHS
[Videorecording]. [Bethesda, MD]: Woodbine House;2004. 108 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 107 .D748dvd 2004. Also available in VHS.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 54616493
This is a reassuring and realistic introduction to the unique joys and challenges that children with Down syndrome bring to their families. Includes information on newborns, health concerns, therapies, and expectations.

EMMA'S GIFTS: A DOCUMENTARY
[Videorecording]. Charlotte, NC: Emma's Gifts Productions; 2006. 56 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 107 .E54d 2006. CONTENTS: Emma's gifts - full length (48 min.) - Emma's gifts- short (8 min.)
OCLC Number & catalog link: 85382958
Documents the story of Emma, a little girl born with Down syndrome, her "normal" twin sister Abigale, and their parents, Mitzi and Michael. This family discovers that Emma's differences are precious gifts that take them on a journey few families ever experience.

FETAL ALCOHOL EXPOSURE: CHANGING THE FUTURE
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2006. 31 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WQ 211 .F419j 2006
OCLC Number & catalog link: 68186541
Addresses how fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are diagnosed, the primary and secondary disabilities associated with FASD, and the human cost. Also considers the in utero effects of alcohol and the physical and psychological characteristics of FASD.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Disorder that Impacts Development, Behavior, and Learning
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2001. 60 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 111). Originally broadcast November 15, 2001. Featuring Judith M. Gray. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: WQ 211 .F419g 2001.
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This video highlights the characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and provides an overview of the incidence and impact on young children's development, behavior, and ability to learn. In addition, a parent's perspective on the impact for their child and family is presented.

THE HOPE AND HEARTACHE OF AUTISM
[Videorecording]. Evanston, IL: Medill School of Journalism; 2005. 33 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WM 203.5 .H791 2005. DVD.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 77488628
Discusses the challenges of parents and families in dealing with autistic children and includes some discussion of services available for autistic children in Illinois.

FRAGILE X SYNDROME: A GENETIC DISORDER THAT IMPACTS DEVELOPMENT, BEHAVIOR, AND LEARNING
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2001. 60 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 110). Originally broadcast October 18, 2001. Featuring Judith M. Gray. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: QS 677 .F811g 2001.
This video provides a basic review of the physical and behavioral characteristics prominent on children with Fragile X syndrome.

IDENTIFYING DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS: A VIDEO TRAINING SERIES FOR CHILDCARE PROVIDERS
[Videorecording]. Montclair, NJ: Program for Parents, Inc.; 2000. 80 minutes; in 3 VHS videocassettes.
Call Number: WS 350.6 .I19v 2002.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 123233534
This series presents real-life demonstrations of a wide range of developmental delays in young children including infants through preschool.
CONTENTS: [1] A world of hope: identifying developmental delays 0 to 3 (21 min.) ; [2] Next steps: identifying developmental delays ages 3-5 (30 min.) ; [3] Talking to parents (29 min.). DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocasette.

KIDS AND CHEMICALS
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2002. 58 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (Now with Bill Moyers.).
Call Number: WA 30.5 .K46dvd 2004. Originally broadcast on PBS on May 10, 2002. Hosted by Bill Moyers.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 646186145
Investigates the relationship between environmental contamination and the health of children in the United States.

MOTHERS OF COURAGE
[Videorecording]. [Montreal]: National Film Board of Canada; 2003. 48 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: WS 107.5 .R5 M918dvd 2003. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 265720667
An intimate glimpse into the struggles and joys of a family with a special-needs child, this documentary exploers how a person with disabilities can thrive if given adequate support. The film unfolds from the perspective of Bethany's mother, Marlene, who fights to secure her daughter's future.

NEUROMOTOR FUNCTION
[Videorecording]. [Boston]: WGBH Boston Video; 2002. 32 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (Developing Minds multi-media library). DVD “Neuromotor Function” is a portion of the program Student Output -
Call Number: LB 1060 .D489 2007 VHS
Call Number: LB 1060 .D489 2002 v.22. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 80223641
This video introduces the four areas of neuromotor function - gross motor, fine motor, graphomotor and musical motor - then focuses on children and early adolescents struggling with gross motor and graphomotor functions. Highlighted are many ways poor neuromotor function can impede performance as well as practical strategies that teachers and parents can use to help children strengthen their neuromotor abilities.

OUR CHILD IS OUT OF CONTROL: LOVE LAB
[Videorecording]. Lawrenceville, NJ: Meridian Education Corporation; 2005. 46 minute; DVD Videodisc. Videodisc release of a program originally recorded in 2004.
Call Number: HQ 770.4 .O93 2005. DVD.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 64344999
This video offers an intricate analysis of a young family's emotional interactions - even those that occur behind closed doors, capturing nearly every behavior over a three-day period uncovering the couple's precarious relationship and their 3-year son's behavioral problems.

PEDIATRIC AIDS
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities and Sciences; 2006. 23 minute; DVD Videodisc. (Kids Healthworks). DVD Videodisc. Intended for general audiences.
Call Number: WD 308 .P371 2006.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 75401666
This program explores the positive effects of medicines such as Nevirapine and AZT - and of obstetric procedures developed in recent years - that have helped prevent in utero HIV. It also assesses progress that doctors and counselors have made in helping youths who are already infected with the virus.

TALK TO ME: A DOCUMENTARY FILM ABOUT CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
[Videorecording]. Boston: Fanlight Productions; 2003. 27 minute; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: LC 4717 .T146 2003.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 228508211
Looks at the lives of three children with autism who attend public school in Oakland, California, following them from the time they get up in the morning to the time they go to sleep at night. Provides a look into the daily lives of families from various socio-economic and racial backgrounds struggling with the disorder and sheds light on which families receive services for their special needs children, which families don't, and why.

TWINS: CHILDREN WITH COCHLEAR IMPLANTS
[Videorecording]. New York: Filmakers Library; 2002. 30 minute ; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: WV 274 .T973 2002. Closed-captioned.
This video follows two sets of one-year-old twins for three years. Each set has one profoundly deaf twin who has been given a cochlear implant, and a hearing twin with whom their language development is compared.

WHAT DID YOU SAY?: A GUIDE TO SPEECH INTELLIGIBILITY IN PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME
[Videorecording]. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House; 2006. 59 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 107 .W555g 2006.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 72813905
Dr. Kumin illuminates the most common difficulties underlying speech intelligibility problems in Down syndrome. Also included is information about how to address speech intelligibility issues in a Down Syndrome child's IEP.

Working with Families

ANDREW'S PLAN
[Videorecording]. Verona, WI: Attainment Company; 2000. 17 minutes; VHS Videocassette. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: LB 1031 .A656 2000
OCLC Number & catalog link: 47228942
Covers parental concerns, present level of performance, setting and reviewing goals, and many other steps invovled in putting together an effective IEP.

ANY PLACE, ANY TIME, ANYWHERE! : EVERYDAY LEARNING IN COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
[Videorecording]. Asheville, NC: Winterberry Press; 2002. 28 minute; VHS Videocassette. (Natural learning opportunities video series ; #2).
Call Number: LB 1060 .A637 2002 Vol. 2
OCLC Number & catalog link: 53058213
Viewers discover how the activities of everyday community life provide young children with a wealth of extraordinary learning opportunities.

THE AUTISM PUZZLE
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2000. 60 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 97). Originally broadcast March 16, 2000.
Call Number: WM 203.5 .V159 2000.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 547463018
This program provides an overview of autism and focuses on family needs and supports. Parents provide personal success stories in gaining services for their children.

A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
[Videorecording]. [Beverly Hills, CA]: Parents Action for Children; 2004. 30 minute; DVD Videodisc. (I Am Your Child video series).
Call Number: WS 350.6 .C536dvd 2004. Hosted by Sylvester Stallone. Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 61106720
Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances.

Cross-Cultural Contact: How Far Do You Reach?
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb, IL: STARNet Regions I & III; 2004. 30 minutes; DVD Videodisc. (APPLES Magazine; 135.).
Call Number: LB 1139.35 .P37 C951dvd 2004.
Discusses the challenges of including a child's home culture in that of the school. Through interviews with families from Harvey, Illinois, presents suggestions for recognizing, valuing, and supporting the differences between home and school culture in a preschool setting. Originally broadcast November 18, 2004. DVD. Featuring Sharifa Townsend.

DEVELOPING RELATIONSHIPS WITH FAMILIES
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2003. 30 minute; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 124).
Call Number: HQ 759.913 D4891 2003
OCLC Number & catalog link: 527730137
This program focuses on the important of working with families and developing a relationship which enhances the home/school connection. The program features perspectives from families of young children with delays/disabilities in regard to experiences that have been helpful in developing beneficial relationships with education and service providers.

DEVELOPING RELATIONSHIPS WITH FAMILIES - PART II
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2003. 30 minute; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 125). Originally broadcast September 18, 2003. Featuring Sandy Ginther and Carol Weisheit.
Call Number: HQ 759.913 D4892 2003.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 527737160
This program features settings and providers of young children, including those at risk or with delays/disabilities, reflecting good relationship building. Program highlighted include Migrant Head Start, Parents as Teachers, and community child care.

DILLON IS DIFFERENT: FRAGILE X SYNDROME
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2002. 22 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (ABC News Nightline).
Call Number: QS 677 .D579 2002. Originally broadcast on ABC on Sept. 27, 2002.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 318199370
ABC new anchor Ted Koppel presents Dillon's story as an opportunity to better understand the genetic disorder called Fragile X sydnrome. Through anecdotes, Dillon's family members describe aspects of his behavior, the ostracism he faces, and the time when they went to his school to explain to his peers why is different.

EARLY INTERACTIONS: PARENT-PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES IN EARLY INTERVENTION
[Videorecording]. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.; 2007. 45 minute; DVD videodisc.
Call Number: WS 107.5 .R5 E12 2007. Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 152647445
This video prepares current and future professionals to work more effectively with young children by trusting and learning from the perspectives of other experts, including parents and professionals from other disciplines. Viewers watch footage of two young children with disabilities as parents and professionals conduct observations during typical home activities.

EVERY CHILD DESERVES A CHANCE: IEP TIPS FOR STAFF AND PARENTS
[Videorecording]. Verona, WI: Attainment Company; 2001. 19 minutes ; VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: LC 4019 .E93iep 2001. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 52600305
A comprehensive introduction to the parent role in IEP meetings, this video is for use by school staff and parents.

THE FIRST IEP: PARENT PERSPECTIVES
[Videorecording]. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Pub.; 2005. 30 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: LB 1031 .C518 2005. Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 77464921This video facilitates collaboration between professionals and parents as they help young children make the transition from early intervention to preschool. The video answers questions and concerns about IEPs, gives viewers an accurate picture of the process, and promotes dialogue between families and professionals.

PUNTOS DE VISTA: CONVERSACIONES CON FAMILIAS
[Videorecording]. Denver: Western Media Products; 2001. 55 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: WS 107.5 .R5 P984dvd 2001.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 85449431
This video depicts four Hispanic immigrant families who were involved in a research study by the University of Colorado, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing.
Contents: This tape includes two versions of the program, each 55 minutes in duration. Version 1: English language version ; Version 2: Spanish language version. English translation: Point of View: Conversations with Families.

FRAGILE X FAMILY
[Videorecording]. Boston: Fanlight Productions; 2004. 11 minute; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: QS 677 .F811kut 2004.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 288959265
This film show how a family whose members have Fragile X syndrome cope with their developmental disabilities and problem behaviors.

GENERAL STRATEGIES FOR PARENTS
[Videorecording]. [Boston]: WGBH Boston Video; 2002. 25 minutes; VHS Videocassette and DVD Videodisc. (Developing Minds multi-media library). DVD “General Strategies for Parents” is a portion of the program Student Output 
Call Number: LB 1060 .D489 2007. VHS
Call Number: LB 1060 .D489 2002 v.4. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 80223641
Show children and early adolescents struggling with learning problems and explores a systematic process for understanding and managing a child's learning strengths and weaknesses with a focus on ways in which parents can help children be more successful at learning, including ways parents can help children with learning difficulties.

HOME VISITING: RESEARCH, RESPECT, AND RAPPORT
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Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2002. 60 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 114). Originally broadcast March 21, 2002. Featuring Connie Shugart and Mary Smith.
Call Number: HQ 755.7 .H765sh 2002.
Catalog Link: 527700559
This video focuses on research/preparation; respect/recognition of the important of the family and acknowledgement of their values; and rapport/building a partnership committed to meeting the needs of the child.

IN OUR MIDST: EXPLORING THE LONG-TERM IMPACT OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE
[Videorecording]. Boston: Fanlight Productions; 2002. 56 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: WS 368 .I35dvd 2002 Catalog Link for DVD Not Available At This Time.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 51460491
Looks at one family over a course of a year. Their four children left neonatal intensive care with a range of outcomes, from unimpaired survival to serious physical and learning deficits.

JUST BEING KIDS: SUPPORTS AND SERVICES FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN EVERYDAY ROUTINES, ACTIVITIES AND PLACES
[Videorecording]. Denver: Western Media Products; 2001. 50 minutes; DVD Videodisc. Faciliator's guide by Larry Edelman. Produced by Early Childhood Connections for Infants, Toddlers & Families, Colorado Department of Education and ENRICH Outreach, JFK Partners.
Call Number: WS 350.6 .J96sud 2001.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 163584617
Presents six stories that demonstate recommended practices, as a therapist or early childhood specialist works collaboratively with a family to achieve meaningful goals for their child in everyday activities, and places.

A NEW I.D.E.A. FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION: UNDERSTANDING THE SYSTEM AND THE NEW LAW: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS, A TOOL FOR EDUCATORS. Rev. ed.
[Videorecording]. Fair Haven, NJ: Edvantage Media, Inc.; 2005. 40 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: LC 4031 .N532dvd 2005. Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 62119744
Helps parents and educators better understand the recent changes to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (I.D.E.A.), the law governing special education.

SERVING BIRACIAL AND MULTIETHNIC CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES
[Videorecording]. Berkeley, CA: The Childcare Health Programs; 2003. 31 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 105.5 .S6 S492 2003.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 212380853
This video presents challenges and offers guidance for caregivers in multiethnic programs. It urges them to examine themselves, to be aware of the messages the environment sends, and above all, to respect the families.

SIBLINGS NEED SUPPORT TOO!
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Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2002. 60 minute; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 118).Originally broadcast October 17, 2002.
Call Number: WS 105.5 .F2 S564s 2002.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 630633481
This program deals with the important needs of brothers and sisters of children with special needs.

TALK TO ME: A DOCUMENTARY FILM ABOUT CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
[Videorecording]. Boston: Fanlight Productions; 2003. 27 minute; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: LC 4717 .T146 2003.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 228508211
Looks at the lives of three children with autism who attend public school in Oakland, California, following them from the time they get up in the morning to the time they go to sleep at night. Provides a look into the daily lives of families from various socio-economic and racial backgrounds struggling with the disorder and sheds light on which families receive services for their special needs children, which families don't, and why.

THOSE OTHER PEOPLE: A SELF REFLECTION ON BIAS
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Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2003. 30 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 127). Originally broadcast November 20, 2003. Featuring the STARNet Diversity Advisory.
Call Number: LC 1099 .T253 2003.
This video includes an open discussion of multicultural concepts and is intended to inspire viewers to self-reflect and to creaet a group of reflective thinkers.

TRANSITIONS: THE NEVERENDING STORY
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Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2001. 60 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 105). Originally broadcast February 15, 2001.
Call Number: LC 4019.3.T772 2001.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 528639228
This video assists families, teachers, and program staff to identify the needs, issues and challenges surrounding transitions.

UN NINO CON NECESIDADES ESPECIALES
[Videorecording]. Los Angeles: Parents Action for Children; 2005. 30 min.; DVD videodisc. (Serie de videos soy to hijo ; I am your child video series.).
Call Number: WS 350.6 .C536spd 2005.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 62080472
Families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances. They have common experiences, emotions, and challenges as they work to help their children.

Assessment of Young Children

ASQ-SE IN PRACTICE
[Videorecording]. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.; 2004. 26 minute; DVD Videodisc. Ages and stages questionnaires, social emotional (ASQ:SE).
Call Number: WS 105.5 .E8 S744av 2004.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 228414829
This video gives an overview of emotional and social development and provides a thorough introduction to ASQ:SE. Viewers get an inside look at the screening system in practice as they watch a home visitor using ASG:SE with the family of a 4-year-old boy.

AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT: OBSERVATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN II: MAKING THE CONNECTION
[Videorecording]. Crystal Lake, IL: Magna Systems; 2004. 23 minutes; DVD videodisc and VHS videocasette.
Call Number: LB 1731.6 .A939 2004 Vol.3
OCLC Number & catalog link: 56416053
Teachers and education coordinators demonstrate the system they use to collate the observational data on young children. A variety of portfolio systems are explored.

AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT: OBSERVING YOUNG CHILDREN I : THE EYES HAVE IT
[Videorecording]. Crystal Lake, IL: Magna Systems; 2004. 25 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocasette.
Call Number: LB 1731.6 .A939 2004 Vol.2
OCLC Number & catalog link: 314154962
This module explores a variety of authentic assessment techniques used in preschool settings to document the growth of young children in their classrooms. This documentation includes: observations, work samples, story dictation and pictures of young children within the context of their environment.

AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT: PARENTS: OUR MOST IMPORTANT RESOURCE
[Videorecording]. Crystal Lake, IL: Magna Systems; 2004. 27 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocasette.
Call Number: LB 1731.6 .A939 2004 Vol.4
OCLC Number & catalog link: 56603435
This module emphasizes the importance of communicating with and respecting parents throughout the assessment process. A variety of progress reports designed for parents by the authors of different curriculum models are highlighted.

AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT: SETTING THE STAGE
[Videorecording]. Crystal Lake, IL: Magna Systems; 2004. 24 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (Authentic Assessment).
Call Number: LB 1731.6 .A939 2004 Vol.1
OCLC Number & catalog link: 56431982
The validity of Authentic Assessment techniques to chart children's growth and development versus the use of standardized testing is discussed. Children are observed within the context of their play as well as their culture.

HOW WE STUDY CHILDREN: OBSERVATION AND EXPERIMENTATION
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2001. 30 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (Childhood Development: A Cognitive Approach to Developmental Psychology ; 2).
Call Number: WS 105 .C536d 2003 Vol. 2
OCLC Number & catalog link: 52561518
This program asserts that the testing of a causal hypothesis involving cognitive development is best done through a combination of observational and experimentational methods. Researchers share their insights into categorizing and codifying patterns of play through observation, avoiding common experiment-related pitfalls such as covariation and unintentional bias, and mitigating artificiality, a challenge to practitioners of both approaches.

PLAY-BASED SCREENING: LOOKING AT THE WHOLE CHILD
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Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2001. 60 minutes; DVD Videodisc. (APPLES Magazine; no. 109). Originally broadcast September 20, 2001. Featuring Kim Draper, Sharon Winnett & The Hillsboro Early Childhood Screening Team. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: WS 105.5 .E8 P722r 2001.
This video covers play-based screening - from the decision to change to play-based to the actual screening process. Topics include preparations, the screening team, setting up the environment, the screening day begins, in the screening room, completing the screening process, referrals for further assessment, and the team meeting.

Intervention Strategies for Families

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
[Videorecording]. [Alexandria, VA]: PBS Home Video; 2002. 360 minutes; in 3 VHS Videocassettes.
Call Number: WS 105.5 .H7 C536c 2002. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number & catalog link: Volume 1 50659530
OCLC Number & catalog link: Volume 2 50668314
OCLC Number & catalog link: Volume 3 50668437
Children and their families provide the backdrop to stories about young patients and the care they receive at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Contents include tape 1: Decisions/Detectives; tape 2: Pioneers/Society; and tape 3 : Counting the cost/Childhood.

Intervention Strategies for Young Children

ANIMAL-ASSISTED THERAPY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
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Macomb: Illinois STARNET Regions I & III; 2004. 30 minutes (APPLES Magazine; no. 134).
Catalog Link: 64560844 |
This video discusses the positive impact that animals (particularly dogs) have on children, especially those with disabilities. It presents several examples of dogs used in preschool therapeutic settings.

APPLYING SENSORY INTEGRATION PRINCIPLES WHERE CHILDREN LIVE, LEARN AND PLAY
[Videorecording]. Los Angeles, CA: Pediatric Therapy Network ; 2003. DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocasette (ca. 30 min.).
Call Number: WE 104 .A652 2003. Narrator, Paul Trautman.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 61256075
Focuses on the application of sensory integration principles in a variety of settings such as the home, school and community for children with and without special needs.

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS & THE SCERTS MODEL: A COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONAL APPROACH
[Videorecording]. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company; 2004. 3 videocassettes (106 min.) +; 1 booklet.
Call Number: LC 4717.5 .A939pr 2004.
"SCERTS" refers to the core components of the model: Social Communication (SC), Emotional Regulation (ER) and Transactional Supports (TS). This video series provides an overview of the SCERTS model and demonstrates its application in classroom, community, and home environments for children in early intervention through the primary school grades.
Contents: Tape 1. Understanding the SCERTS model (42 min.) - Tape 2. The SCERTS model in action: for children requiring more support (32 min.) - Tape 3. The SCERTS model in action: for children requiring less support (32 min.). Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS & THE SCERTS MODEL: A COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONAL APPROACH
[Videorecording]. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.; 2004. 106 minute; DVD videodisc. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: LC 4717.5 .A939dvd 2004.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 61886655
This video provides an overview of the SCERTS model and demonstrates its application in classroom, community, and home environments for children in early intervention through the primary school grades.
Contents: Part 1. Understanding the SCERTS model -- Part 2. The SCERTS Model in action: for children requiring more support -- Part 3. The SCERTS model in action: for children requiring less support.

A CHILDREN'S JOURNEY: INVESTIGATING THE FIRE TRUCK
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2001. 60 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 104). Originally broadcast January 28, 2001. Featuring Dr. Lilian Katz, Dr. Judy Harris Helm and Pam Scranton. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: LB 1139.35 .P8 C536 2001
This video brings to life the experiences of a group of young investigators in a community early childhood program serving children of all ages. The viewer connects to the children's wonder and curiousity as they investigate the community fire truck.

CONTINUITY, INTEGRITY, AND CHANGE: HOW ARE WE DOING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION?
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2002. 60 minutes; (APPLES Magazine; no. 116).Originally broadcast May 16, 2002. Featuring Judy Harris Helm and Joan Krupa.
Call Number: LB 1139.23 .C672 2002.
Judy Harris Helm and Joan Krupa discuss their concerns about continuity and integrity in early childhood practices. Discussion includes the challenges of providing a sense of continuity for children, families, and ourselves. Includes an early childhood panel discussion.

DEC RECOMMENDED PRACTICES VIDEO: SELECTED STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
[Videodisc]. Longmont, CO: Sopris West; 2001. [ca. 30] minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: LC 4019.3 .D291 2001
OCLC Number & catalog link: 235974090
This video demonstrates environments and several teaching strategies to meet the individual needs of young children including: peer mediated strategies, positive reinforcement, prompting strategies, and environments that promote learning.

DISCOVERY: PATHWAYS TO BETTER SPEECH FOR CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME
[Videorecording]. [Vienna, VA]: Blueberry Shoes Productions; 2005. 81 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 107 .D611s 2005. DVD video.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 64388728
This film takes the viewer into the real world of speech in children with Down syndrome. Through examples, interviews and stories, the DVD shows how parents and professionals can bring forth better speech and communication.

EDUCATING YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SYNDROMES
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Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2002. 60 minute; VHS Videocassette . (APPLES Magazine; no. 117). Originally broadcast September 19, 2002.
Call Number: LC 4031 .E24r 2002.
Looks at issues of educating children with syndromes by using examples of three different disorders: Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome and Asperger's syndrome.

FLOOR TIME TECHNIQUES AND THE DIR MODEL FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
[Videorecording]. Bethesda, MD: The Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders; 2001. With Stanley I. Greenspan and Serena Wieder.
Call Number: WS 107.5 .R3 G815 2001.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 51174220
These videotapes demonstrate the DIR model and how to use observation of spontaneous parent infant/child interaction during Floor Time to assess the child's functional developmental capacities, motor and sensory processing (regulatory) profile, and interactive patterns with caregivers. Each case presents the full time spent with each child and family in the order they were seen, followed by a discussion of the professional impressions where they summarize the functional developmental capacities, the motor and sensory processing profile, as well as intervention ideas.
Cases related to birth to three-year-old include: Introduction. The DIR model (45:13); Case 1. Alex, 3 years (70:00); Case 7. Curt, 3 years (80:00); Case 8. Gary, 22 months (66:00); Case 10. Alex, 2 years (87:24)

FLOORTIME DVD TRAINING SERIES. 2, SENSORY REGULATION AND SOCIAL INTERACTION
[Videorecording]. Baltimore: Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders; 2005. 6 hrs., 45 minutes in; 2 DVD Videodiscs + 1 training guide (52 p. ; 28 cm.).
Call Number: WM 203.5 .G815f 2005 Vol. 2.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 60530692
Stanley I. Greenspan and Serena Weider illustrate the principles of Floortime and the DIR model for children with special needs. This video shows parents how to help their child overcome challenges of sensory craving that interfere with his or her ability to communication. Also shows how better regulation will help your child reach higher developmental levels, from shared attention and engagement to social interaction and pretend play.

JUST BEING KIDS: SUPPORTS AND SERVICES FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN EVERYDAY ROUTINES, ACTIVITIES AND PLACES
Faciliator's guide by Larry Edelman. Produced by Early Childhood Connections for Infants, Toddlers & Families, Colorado Department of Education and ENRICH Outreach, JFK Partners.
[Videorecording]. Denver: Western Media Products; 2001. 50 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 350.6 .J96sud 2001.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 163584617
Presents six stories that demonstate recommended practices, as a therapist or early childhood specialist works collaboratively with a family to achieve meaningful goals for their child in everyday activities, and places.

GENERAL STRATEGIES FOR PARENTS
[Videorecording]. [Boston]: WGBH Boston Video; 2002. 25 minutes; VHS Videocassette and DVD Videodisc. (Developing Minds multi-media library). DVD “General Strategies for Parents” is a portion of the program Student Output 
Call Number: LB 1060 .D489 2007. VHS
Call Number: LB 1060 .D489 2002 v.4. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 80223641
Show children and early adolescents struggling with learning problems and explores a systematic process for understanding and managing a child's learning strengths and weaknesses with a focus on ways in which parents can help children be more successful at learning, including ways parents can help children with learning difficulties.

GETTING KIDS IN SYNC WITH SAFE ACTIVITIES
[Videorecording]. Las Vegas: Sensory Resources; 2002. 27 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: WS 340 .K89g 2002.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 84738901
Carol S. Kranowitz demonstrates activities that help children of all abilities to develop their bodies and integrate their senses.

ILLINOIS BIRTH TO THREE PROGRAM STANDARDS: LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR QUALITY INFANT & TODDLER PROGRAMS ACROSS THE STATE
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb:Western Illinois University; 2002. 60 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 113.). Originally broadcast February 21, 2002. Featuring Christine Lehl.
Call Number: LC 4019.2 .I29le 2002.
The standards and quality indicators reflect current knowledge, research findings, and shared beliefs about high quality, developmentally appropriate early childhood education in the context of programs for infants and toddlers and their families.

INCLUSION
[Videorecording]. Beaverton, OR: Educational Productions; 2004. 30 minutes; DVD Videodisc or VHS Videocassette + 1 discussion guide (18 p.). (TrainerVision video resource library).
Call Number: LC 4019.2 .I37tr 2004. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 611538134
A collection of 8 video clips which feature professionals with toddlers and preschoolers in Head Start, school, and early intervention settings, as well as parents at home with their young children. These real world examples illustrate key teaching and parenting practices which support inclusion of children with disabilities.

IT TAKES TWO TO TALK: AN INTRODUCTION
[Videorecording ]. Toronto: Hanen Centre; 2001. 20 minute; VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: LB 1139 .L3 I88v 2001.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 232958997
Presents the accounts of two mothers of children with language delays and their participation in The Hanen Program for Parents.

JUST BEING KIDS: SUPPORTS AND SERVICES FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN EVERYDAY ROUTINES, ACTIVITIES AND PLACES
Faciliator's guide by Larry Edelman. Produced by Early Childhood Connections for Infants, Toddlers & Families, Colorado Department of Education and ENRICH Outreach, JFK Partners.
[Videorecording]. Denver: Western Media Products; 2001. 50 minutes; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WS 350.6 .J96sud 2001.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 163584617
Presents six stories that demonstate recommended practices, as a therapist or early childhood specialist works collaboratively with a family to achieve meaningful goals for their child in everyday activities, and places.

Peek Out the Window: Creative Outdoor Classrooms
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2004. 30 minute; VHS Videocassette + printed materials. (APPLES Magazine; no. 131). Originally broadcast April 15, 2004. Featuring Diane Trister Dodge
Call Number: GV 424.5 .P373 2004.
This program helps viewers understand the importance of well-designed outdoor classroom environments. Considers the amount of space available, planning for safety and accessibility, using materials and equipment from indoors, and the juxtaposition and separation of learning areas.

Planting the Seeds of Literacy with "Mrs. Broccoli"
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb, IL: Western Illinois University; 2000. 60 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; No. 95). Originally broadcast February 17, 2000.
Call Number: LB 1525 .P714 2000.
This program features the literacy program implemented at the Springfield Ball Charter School, with its focus on multi-age grouping and the literacy framework.

MANAGING AND SUPPORTING YOUNG CHILDREN WITH ANGRY & AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIORS
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2003. 60 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 122). Originally broadcast March 20, 2003.
Call Number: WS 105.5 .E5 M266f 2003.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 528695139
This program focuses on the origins of the child with angry/aggressive behaviors, what factors contribute to their behavior, interventions which focus on handling the angry/aggressive outbursts, and suggestions for teaching children to manage their own behavior.

THE OUT-OF-SYNC CHILD: RECOGNIZING AND COPING WITH SENSORY INTEGRATION DYSFUNCTION
[Videorecording]. Las Vegas: Sensory Resources; 2000. 86 minutes; DVD Videodisc and 2 VHS Videocassettes.
Call Number: WS 340 .K89v 1998.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 227195609
This video offers comprehensive, easily understood information on the disorder and a drug-free treatment for children who need help.

POWER OF THE ORDINARY
[Videorecording]. Asheville, NC: Winterberry Press; 2001. 12 minute; VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: WS 105 .P887 2001
OCLC Number & catalog link: 527686893
This video is a celebration of the rich array of powerful learning opportunities throughout the everyday lives of young children ages birth to six.

PROGRAMMING THE DYSFUNCTIONAL BRAIN: DISCOVER OPTIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CEREBRAL PALSY & TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
[Videorecording]. Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Successful Images; 2000. 45 minutes; VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: WL 354 .P964 2000.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 46463177
This video is designed to help brain-challenged individuals reach their full potential. Viewers (1) learn the 4 stages of brain development, (2) discover techniques to help the injured brain, (3) learn how to create new neural pathways, and (4) understand how nutrition impacts the body and brain.

READY TO LEARN
[Videorecording]. Los Angeles, CA: Parents Action for Children; 2005. 30 minute; DVD Videodisc. (I am your child video series ).
Call Number: LB 1139.35 .P37 R287dvd 2005. Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 63117944
The hosts show parents and caregivers how to promote literacy and language skills through everyday activities like talking, reading, singing, and playing. The video is divided into three sections focusing on: birth-18 months, 18-36 months, and 3-5 years.

REARVIEW MIRROR: REFLECTIONS ON A PRESCHOOL CAR PROJECT
[Videorecording]. Champaign, IL: ERIC Clearinghouse on Parenting; 2004. 36 minute; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: LB 1139.35 .P8 B464v 2004.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 61247787
Features interviews with teacher and author Sallee Beneke, with follow-up interviews with a preschool child who participated in this example of the project approach.

RECIPE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: BLENDED PROGRAMS
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb, IL: WIU/ISBE Satellite Education Network; 2000. 60 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 98). Originally broadcast April 20, 2000. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Call Number: LB 1140.3 .R297 2000.
This program describes the concept of blending, which brings together within one classroom early care and education programs that typically operate independently. The video highlights the blended programs at Washington School in Urbana, Illinois.

MEASURING SUCCESS IN TREATMENT FOR AUTISM
[Videorecording]. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2006. 22 minutes; DVD Videodisc. Release of an episode of Friday Night Special ABC News originally broadcast February 28, 2005.
Call Number: WM 203.5 .M484 2006. DVD.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 65340437
Brings viewers up to date on two boys profiled on an ABC News special, Autism and applied behavioral analysis. Explores the financial expense of ABA therapy, the benefits, and the frustrations with the limited success.

THE MEDICATED CHILD
[Videorecording]. Alexandria, VA: PBS Home Video; 2008. 60 minutes; DVD Videodisc. (Frontline program).
Call Number: WS 350.8 .A8 M489 2001. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 228567608
This "Frontline" program examines the controversial mental diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The program highlights a study of four families, ADHD drugs, the diagnosis of ADHD, and more.

MORE 1-2-3 MAGIC: ENCOURAGING GOOD BEHAVIOR, INDEPENDENCE AND SELF-ESTEEM
[Videorecording]. Glen Ellyn, IL: Child Management, Inc.; 2000. 120 minutes; VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: HQ 770.4 .M836p 2000.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 57562799
Dr. Thomas Phelan explains how to get children to do the good things you want them to do, such as getting up and out in the morning, eating, going to bed, and picking up after themselves. The tape teaches strategies for encouraging your children's independence and healthy self-esteem.

SUCCESSFULLY EDUCATING PRESCHOOLERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
[Videorecording]. Fair Haven, NJ: Edvantage Media; 2003. 30 minute; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette. Closed captioned.
Call Number: LC 4019.2 .S942dvd 2003.
This video describes the benefits of preschool for children with special needs. The special education services that preschoolers are entitled to are explained by experts in the field along with experienced parents.

SUPPORTING ESL LEARNERS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS
[Videorecording] Watch Video.
Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2002. 60 minutes; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 119). Originally broadcast November 21, 2002.
Call Number: LC 3715 .S959e 2002.
This program reviews some of the issues of identifying and serving children with second languages in early childhood programs.

TEACHING VERBAL BEHAVIOR: AN INTRODUCTION TO PARENTS TEACHING LANGUAGE
[Videorecording]. Walnut Creek, CA: Behavior Analysts, Inc.; 2001. 50 minutes; DVD Videodisc and VHS Videocassette.
Call Number: WM 203.5 .T253 2009.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 502158480
This video follows the first ten months of an intensive language intervention conducted by the mother of a young girls diagnosed with autism. The video reviews the process for the identification of initial skills to be taught and presents and analysis of effective teaching strategies.

THINKING OUTSIDE THE CIRCLE: DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE CIRCLE TIME
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Macomb: Western Illinois University; 2003. 60 minute; VHS Videocassette. (APPLES Magazine; no. 123). Originally broadcast April 17, 2003.
Call Number: LB 1139.35 .A37 T443k 2003.
This program focuses on how developmentally appropriate practices are embedded into daily circle time activities.

USING VISUAL AND BEHAVIORAL CUES IN THE HOME: TEACHING FUNCTIONAL LIFE SKILLS TO YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND OTHER SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT DISORDERS
[Videorecording]. Silver Spring, MD: Behavioral Services and Products; 2002. 110 minute; DVD Videodisc.
Call Number: WM 203.5 .U85dvd 2002.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 70871153
Behavior specialist, Dr. robin Allen, provides parents, professionals and other caregivers with practical visual and behavioral strategies to enhance communication, prevent disruptive behaviors and increase their child's independence in performing daily life skills. Includes a demonstration on how to make visual cues and provides resources for other supportive information and products.

VISUAL STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING COMMUNICATION: WORKING WITH AUTISM AND RELATED COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES
[Videorecording]. Troy, MI: QuirkRoberts. Publishing; 2003. 159 min. DVD Videodisc. Based on the book: Visual strategies for improving communication/Linda A. Hodgdon.
Call Number: WM 203.5 .H688dvd 2003.
OCLC Number & catalog link: 60494663
Explains the use of visual strategies to improve communication. Includes samples and examples of strategies proven to work. Taped live at one of Linda Hodgdon's workshops.

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Continuing Education via Video-Based Training

Since April 2006, a maximum of 5 hours of EI credit via videos may be used for every 30 hours of continuing education submitted for renewal and/or core knowledge area documentation purposes for early intervention professionals. The EI Clearinghouse has worked with the Early Intervention Training Program to identify videos available from the EI Clearinghouse lending library that have been approved for EI credit hours. While providers cannot use video-based training for all of the required training hours, they can apply for credit for at least some of the required hours.

How Credit Hours are Determined

Video-based credits are based on contact time, so a half-hour video would equal a half hour of credit, a one-hour video would equal one hour of credit, etc. Each video viewed requires the completion of an EI Training Video Credit Request Form, which is to be sent to the EI Training Program when completed. After your information is reviewed and approved, you will receive a Certificate of Credit indicating that you have earned contact hours equal to the video running time (to the nearest quarter hour) to apply toward your EI credential. Please contact the Early Intervention Training Program for more information.

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STARnet’s early childhood professional development program, APPLES Video Magazine, has archived past and present episodes online. These can be viewed for EI Credit.

 

Who we are...

The Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse is operated by the Early Childhood and Parenting (ECAP) Collaborative at the University of Illinois. The EI Clearinghouse is funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services.

The Illinois Early Intervention (EI) Program provides a collection of services for families of children from birth to age 3 who have disabilities or developmental delays or who are at risk of having developmental delays. Families are the key to successful early intervention. Our mission is to provide families with the information they need to support their children's growth and development.

Resources...

The EI Clearinghouse Web site provides families with access to an extensive early intervention library collection of books, videos, and journals. Some materials are available in Spanish as well as English.

The Web site also contains a calendar, a newsletter for parents, and links to other early intervention information intended for families.

EI professionals: We provide a list of videos approved for CEU credit as well as our library collection. Visit the Web sites of Provider Connections, the statewide network of (Child and Family Connections) CFC offices, and the Illinois EI Training Program.

Contact Us...

Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse
Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Children’s Research Center, Room 20
51 Gerty Drive
Champaign, IL 61820-7469

Toll free: (877) 275-3227
Local: (217) 333-1386

Fax: (217) 244-7732

Web FormFor questions and material requests,
please complete our Online Request Form OR send us an email: Illinois-eic@illinois.edu

Learn more about the Illinois EI Clearinghouse.

Disclaimer
The information provided on this Web site is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations. The opinions, resources, and links provided on the Web site are intended for information purposes only and are not intended to take the place of medical or legal advice, or of other appropriate services.

The content of the EI Clearinghouse Web site does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, or the Illinois Department of Human Services; nor does the mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, or the Illinois Department of Human Services.

 
University of IllinoisUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Education
Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative

Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse
www.eiclearinghouse.org
(877) 275-3227
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