Andrew Fleck Child Care Services

CISS Resources

Resource Library
Newsletter
Manual
Training and Presentations
Modules

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Resource Library 

Our bilingual library which is located at 700 Industrial Road, Suite 600, Ottawa, Ontario. We have resource books, children’s books, teaching materials, CD’s, DVD’s, journals, periodicals and magazines available in both English and French.

The main focus of our library is inclusion, disability specific information, teaching and parenting support, and curriculum content. Our aim is to assist parents/guardians and educators with the information they require to meet the specific needs of children who have identified special needs within the context of everyday routines and activities at home, in the community or in licensed child care programs. Through the resources in our library we hope to support parents/guardians and educators by demystifying labels and diagnoses in order to build on commonalities and encourage the active participation of all children with each other and their environments as they grow, play and learn together.

Our library is available to all. All borrowers who use the library are asked to fill out a membership form (CISS_Form_Icon.png).

Our library is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. For further information please call Susan Spence at 736-1913, ext. 231, or Christine Stevens at 736-1913, ext. 244.

Click on the following link for more information on our library policy and procedures.

Click on the link below to access the Resource Library Catalogue

Resource Library Catalogue

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Newsletter

ACCESS Inclusion newsletter celebrates diversity and promotes inclusionary practices. Included in our publications are inspirational journeys of growth shared by children, families, early learning and care educators, and providers. Our newsletter is a treasure trove of resources and helpful information to assist in resolving challenges, and to provide strategies and resources.

To subscribe please go to www.cissnewsletter.ca

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Manual - Intervene Before Reacting: A Positive Integrated Approach to Behaviours in the Child Care Environment

This manual was written to dispel many myths in dealing with children’s challenging behaviours. It takes a holistic look at behaviour, reinforces existing knowledge and enhances the ability of teaching teams to implement this knowledge effectively in child care settings.

The reader is guided through the process of behavioural change by using two distinct pathways: The Environmental Pathway to Behavioural Change and The Behavioural Pathway to Behavioural Change. The manual was conceived for the reader to easily know where he or she is in the different pathways, yet can be used in a flexible and integrated manner allowing the reader to access and combine information from different sections and pathways. One unique feature of this manual is the Children’s Integration Support Services Child Care Environment Assessment Tool.

Many charts and sheets are provided that may be photocopied and used in child care settings. Please note that there are restricted reproduction permissions for their use and application. The rest of the manual may not be reproduced in any form or by any means.

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Training and Presentations

A variety of training opportunities and presentations are available for child care program teaching teams as well as for individuals involved with children who have special needs and parents/guardians.

Click on the following link for more information on our community training policies and procedures.

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Modules

The Professional Development Module Series are interactive workshops that provide teaching teams with the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge as well as to make connections between; Physical Space, Structure and Transitions, Teacher Responses and their impact on the children’s behaviours.

These workshops emphasize the importance of the Process of Change and a collaborative team approach to create a sustainable action plan to bring about positive change within the child care environment.

Module 1 - Setting Up Great Spaces for Everyone – See description 
Module 2 - Dynamic Programs: Effective Structure and Transitions – See Description 
Module 3 - Responding with Heart: Building Trusting Relationships – See Description 
Module 4 - Reflective Programming: Creating Opportunities for Everyone to Learn – See Description 
Module 5 - Behaviour Management: Plan! Train! Be Ready! – In Development

Click on the following link for more information about our Professional Development Module Series (Page 2).

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