Baby Talk: Issue No. 22, March 2013

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 21, March 2013 Total Transparency Always In Brief: Early Childhood Mental Health The science of child development shows that the foundation for sound mental health is built early in life, as early

Read more

ABC Partners Meeting, Jan. 2013

Representatives from across South Carolina attended the ABC Partners Meeting Jan. 10 at Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia. The meeting highlighted many programs that seek to improve child care in the state, as well as the latest information on child care guidelines. Child Care Licensing Left to right:

Read more

Clarification regarding licensing’s interpretation of “developmentally appropriate” sleeping equipment for children under 12 months

Can you please provide some clarification regarding licensing’s interpretation of “developmentally appropriate” sleeping equipment for children under 12 months and if there is an age recommendation for using mats/cots for children under 12 months? Thanks in advance for your response. When the new crib law became mandatory

Read more

Baby Talk: Issue No. 21, February 2013

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 21, February 2013 Brain Structure of Infants Predicts Language Skills at 1 Year Using a brain-imaging technique that examines the entire infant brain, researchers have found that the anatomy of certain brain

Read more

The SCPITC team attends a partnership meeting at Riverbanks Zoo with other child-related agencies

The South Carolina Program for Infant/Toddler Care team attended a partnership meeting at Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, S.C. with other child-related agencies. From left are Kerrie Schnake, director; Michele Martin, Infant-Toddler Specialist; Patricia Voelker, ITS; Heather Reyes, ITS; Cynthia Davis, ITS; Carol Perkins, ITS; Chrissy Gregg, project

Read more