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Video Library

Welcome to our new video library, where we showcase a variety of videos from our award-winning videoconference trainings. Use the search feature below to find videos by topic, title, or keyword.

Total Records: 125
Mindfulness: Guided Meditation

Date Added: Jun 12 2017

Mindfulness: Guided Meditation

Certified Mindfulness Instructor Maura Fox leads a guided meditation. From "6-1-17 More Than Just 'Use Your Words': Promoting Positive Communication with Children".

Mindfulness: The Brain Science

Date Added: Jun 12 2017

Mindfulness: The Brain Science

Certified Mindfulness Instructor Maura Fox describes the brain science behind mindfulness and the impact it has on children who practice it regularly. From "6-1-17 More Than Just 'Use Your Words': Promoting Positive Communication with Children".

Mindfulness Activities

Date Added: Jun 12 2017

Mindfulness Activities

Certified Mindfulness Instructor Maura Fox discusses the program she uses to teach social, emotional and attentional skills to children through mindfulness activities like breathing exercises and yoga. From "6-1-17 More Than Just 'Use Your Words': Promoting Positive Communication with Children".

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Systems – Story

Date Added: Jun 12 2017

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Systems – Story

Parents Jim and Michele Delaney share their story about their daughter's atypical development and her engagement in intervention services with Speech-Language Pathologist Michelle Blair. They discuss various augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems their daughter uses including the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), as well as an electronic speech generating device. From "6-1-17 More Than Just 'Use Your Words': Promoting Positive Communication with Children".

Visual Communication Aids

Date Added: Jun 12 2017

Visual Communication Aids

Speech-Language Pathologist Michelle Blair explains why the use of visual aids like puzzles, visual schedules, and phonemic cue cards in early childhood settings are beneficial. From "6-1-17 More Than Just 'Use Your Words': Promoting Positive Communication with Children".

Functional Sign Language

Date Added: Jun 12 2017

Functional Sign Language

Speech-Language Pathologist Michelle Blair demonstrates how she uses functional signs and phonemic cueing, and discusses how providers can use these techniques to assist the spoken language of all children. From "6-1-17 More Than Just 'Use Your Words': Promoting Positive Communication with Children".

NYS Early Intervention Program

Date Added: Jun 12 2017

NYS Early Intervention Program

Donna Noyes, Co-Director for the Bureau of Early Intervention for the NYS Department of Health, discusses the NYS Early Intervention Program including the program's history, mission, services, and eligibility requirements. From "6-1-17 More Than Just 'Use Your Words': Promoting Positive Communication with Children".

Chef Doney makes a “Sneak” Shake

Date Added: Mar 28 2017

Chef Doney makes a “Sneak” Shake

In this video, Certified Executive Chef Doney makes a Switcharoo recipe for a sneak shake. From "3-16-17 Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management".

Chef Doney makes Dark Chocolate Zucchini Spice Cookies

Date Added: Mar 28 2017

Chef Doney makes Dark Chocolate Zucchini Spice Cookies

In this video, Certified Executive Chef Doney makes a Switcharoo recipe for dark chocolate zucchini spice cookies. From "3-16-17 Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management".

Food Allergy Story–Final Thoughts

Date Added: Mar 21 2017

Food Allergy Story–Final Thoughts

In this video, mom Cheryl Fruiterman explains how her son is doing now and stresses the importance that everyone recognize the severity of food allergies and that everyone with a food allergy carry their epinephrine with them at all times. From "3-16-17 Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management".

Allergy Substitutions

Date Added: Mar 21 2017

Allergy Substitutions

In this video Certified Executive Chef Doney explains some food substitutions that can sometimes be used to replace allergenic foods such as nuts, eggs and wheat flour. From "3-16-17 Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management".

Reading Labels

Date Added: Mar 21 2017

Reading Labels

In this video, mom Cheryl Fruiterman explain how to read food labels of some products found in her kitchen. From "3-16-17 Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management".

Food Allergy Story–Kitchen Tour

Date Added: Mar 21 2017

Food Allergy Story–Kitchen Tour

In this video, mom Cheryl Fruiterman gives us a tour of her kitchen, showing how she organizes thing to keep her son safe. From "3-16-17 Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management".

Food Allergy Story–Education

Date Added: Mar 21 2017

Food Allergy Story–Education

In this video, mom Cheryl Fruiterman discusses some of the things she's doing to educate people in their lives about her son's allergies. From "3-16-17 Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management".

Food Allergy Story–Epipen

Date Added: Mar 21 2017

Food Allergy Story–Epipen

In this video, mom Cheryl Fruiterman describes her experience with anaphylaxis. From "3-16-17 Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management".

Food Allergy Story–Discovering the Allergy

Date Added: Mar 21 2017

Food Allergy Story–Discovering the Allergy

In this video, mom Cheryl Fruiterman describes her family's experience of living with food allergies. From "3-16-17 Nutrition: Obesity Prevention, Picky Eaters and Food Allergy Management".

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