Infant Toddler Specialists

Our dedicated Infant Toddler Specialists are here to empower you with resources and support to ensure the optimal development of the infants and toddlers in your care.

The developmental strides made by infants and toddlers are nothing short of remarkable. These young learners absorb knowledge like sponges, thriving under the guidance of nurturing caregivers and enriching environments. Whether in-person or virtual, our specialists provide invaluable resources and support, helping you explore diverse approaches to enhance your programs and nurture the growth of the little ones in your care.

Our Infant Toddler Care Developmental Specialists can work with you and support your program through:

  • Environmental Design: Creating safe and enriching spaces tailored to the unique needs of infants and toddlers.
  • Engaging Activities: Providing easy-to-implement and developmentally appropriate activities to stimulate young minds.
  • Transition Strategies: Implementing stress-reducing techniques for smooth transitions during new experiences.
  • Daily Routine Planning: Developing routines that promote growth, socialization, and holistic development.
  • Behavior Management: Offering positive strategies for addressing challenging behaviors and disruptions.
  • Quality Improvement Support: Enhancing the quality of licensed centers and homes through meticulously planned environments conducive to optimal development and learning.

Our services are provided free of charge through our partnership with the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS).

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Terese Quarino

Program Manager of Consultation Programs




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