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NHSA's Early Head Start Summer Learning is a webinar series featuring national leading experts.

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Preventing Picky Eating from First Bites

Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

This session, led by Dr. Nimali Fernando, will discuss proactively prevent some of the common reasons why kids become picky eaters and strategies to foster a foundation of healthy eating habits

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El Desarrollo del Habla y del Lenguaje: Cómo Fortalecer el Apoyo de Los Niños Bilingües

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

En esta sesión, dirigida por Patólogo bilingüe del habla y el lenguaje Emily Vincent, M.S. CCC-SLP, discutiremos sobre el aprendizaje de dos idiomas y cómo mantener a nuestros pequeños estudiantes e hijos apoyados con estrategias dentro y fuera del uso de máscaras, tiempo frente a la pantalla y mucho más.

This webinar will be in Spanish.

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Millions of infants and toddlers who qualify for Early Head Start cannot access it due to limited resources and a lack of awareness. They are counting on us to act. We hope you will join us to help Early Head Start rise in communities all across this nation.


Past Early Head Start Summer Learning Webinars

Webinar: COVID-19 Impact on Infants and Toddlers

Webinar provides an up-to-date medical review of the impact COVID-19 has had on infants, toddlers, and their families.


Webinar: Neuro-Nurturing® Everyday… It Makes a Difference!

Webinar led by Deborah McNelis, M.Ed., provides an overview of brain development in the early years and the impact behavior and learning.


Webinar: The Future of Early Learning is Relational

Isabelle Hau presents the greatest predictor of early learning success: relationships starting in the early years help children to flourish.


Breastfeeding and Early Nutrition for Infants

Dr. Kimarie Bugg talks about breastfeeding inequities in the African American community and how Early Head Start can support new parents.


Maternal Mortality in the U.S.

Dr. Neel Shah talks about maternal mortality rates in the U.S. and how Early Head Start can support better outcomes.


Early Language Development: The Power of Gesture

Dr. Lori Foran talks about language development in infants and the power of gesture.


Infant Executive Function

Experts from the Bezos Foundation talk about the importance of executive function and how babies start to develop these vital life skills.


Early Identification of Disabilities

Two leading experts talk about how Early Head Start can support their children and families through early identification.


Prenatal Neuroscience: Mommies Matter

Neonatologists join Early Head Start leaders to talk about the unique needs of pregnant women, new moms, and newborns.