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  • Early-In Special Education Preschool
    Educational Resource Center
    396 Elementary Dr
    Fayetteville, NC 28301
    Phone: 910-484-6761
    Fax: 910-484-6956
    Sean Brost, Program Specialist

    Exceptional Children's Services
    2463 Gillespie Street
    Fayetteville, NC 28306
    Phone: (910) 678-2440
    Fax: (910) 678-2620

    Dr. Pamela Adams-Watkins
    Executive Director
    Ayanna Richard
    Director

  • There are many helpful resources on the Web.  We have listed several here.  This is not an all inclusive list.  Early-In Special Education Preschool Program does not necessarily endorse any of the following sites.

    Sites That Encourage Learning

    www.scholastic.com Helping children around the world to read and learn.  A comprehensive site of many great resources including developmental information, games and activities, ebooks, and news/blogs.

    www.abcmouse.com The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 450 lessons in six levels. As your child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the next one and is motivated to continue learning by ABCmouse.com’s Tickets and Rewards System.

    www.education.com/grade/preschool From how preschoolers think, to typical milestones in development for three-year-olds and four-year-olds, we've got preschool covered! Look here for information on learning to read and kindergarten readiness, in addition to preschool arts and crafts ideas, hands-on preschool activities, and preschool worksheets that make learning a blast!

    www.crayola.com  More than just coloring pages, Crayola.com is home to thousands of activities, tips and creative ideas. This is creativity central, your ticket to imaginative fun and learning online! Come on in and explore!

    www.sproutonline.com  Preschool Activities and Ideas for Teachers, Parents and Grandparents

    http://play.fisher-price.com Preschool Activities and Ideas Teachers, Parents and Grandparents

    www.notimeforflashcards.com  A blog from a preschool teacher who is now a stay-at-home mom.  She has lots of great ideas for pretend play activities and craft activities that are appropriate for preschool children.  Includes step-by-step picture directions for the crafts.  An excellent resource for play-based learning activities ideas.

    www.aplaceofourown.org/topic_index.php Search topics such as Early Learning, Play, Social and Emotional Development, Health and Safety, Child Development, and Special Needs.  Use the “Find Activity” drop-down menu to find activities for play, fine/gross motor, social-emotional and learning.

    Informational Sites for Child Development and Disabilities
    www.autismspeaks.org The Autism Speaks website has a resource for families of children who have just been diagnosed with autism called the 100 Day Kit.  You can request or download the kit from the organization's Website or call their Family Services line at 888-288-4762.

    www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment  The early years of a child’s life are very important for his or her health and development. Parents, health professionals, educators, and others can work together as partners to help children grow up to reach their full potential.

    www.cerebralpalsyguide.com  Cerebral Palsy Guide is a small group of professionals with a desire to educate and help people with cerebral palsy.  Their mission is to provide an easy-to-use, informative website that provides solutions for families.  The website gives resources including information about cerebral palsy, its treatments and how to find doctors or legal help.

    https://cerebralpalsygroup.com  Cerebral Palsy Group is a national organization that was created so that it may serve the individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. We are here to provide information and support so that we may help provide resources and education to those affected by Cerebral Palsy.

    www.zerotothree.org ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.  Our mission is to promote the health and development of infants and toddlers.

    www.zerotothree.org/baby-brain-map.html  The Baby Brain Map reveals the secrets of how early care enriches a child's development.

    Local Agency Resources
    Autism Society of Cumberland County: www.autismcc.org

    Cumberland Community Action Program, Inc. Head Start: www.ccap-inc.org

    Cumberland County Department of Public Health: www.co.cumberland.nc.us/health.aspx