Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

What's Best for the Youngest Among Us?

For two years, a group of Virginia researchers worked to answer two key questions:

  • What do the Commonwealth’s youngest, most vulnerable citizens need to succeed in life?
  • How can we help them get it?

We look at the answers those researchers found, and invite listeners to chip in too on the topic of  Early Childhood Intervention.

Guests:
John Almarode, PhD 
- Co-author of a new report on early childhood needs commissioned by the Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Department of Social Services.  Assistant Professor of Early Education, James Madison University.

Teresa Harris, PhD. -  Lead author of a new report on early childhood needs commissioned by the Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Department of Social Services.  Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, James Madison University.

Cori Hill, M.Ed. - Virginia Early Intervention  Training Specialist with the Integrated Training Collaborative  and the Partnership for People With Disabilities.  Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Exceptional Education at James Madison University.

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