Chapter 9

Erikson’s Psychosocial Development Theory

Virtual Lab School: Infant and Toddler Social/Emotional Development

Zero to Three Social and Emotional Development

Social and Emotional Development

Foundation: Social Understanding

Activities to Encourage Social/Emotional Development: 12-18 Months

Activities to Encourage Social/Emotional Development: 18-24 Months

Relationships: The Heart of Development and Learning

Strategies to Promote Young Children’s Pro-Social Skills

Social Relationships of Infants in Daycare

Foundations: Relationships with Peers

Reformulating Infant and Toddler Social Competence with Peers

Nurturing Sibling Relationships

Thresholds of Quality: Implications for the Social Development of Children in Center-Based Care

Autism Resources and Information:

Autism Navigator

Modified Checklist for Autism with Toddlers (M-CHAT-R™)

Autism Speaks Website

Autism Speaks Video Glossary

Early Signs of Autism

Important Early Milestones

Additional Readings

Cohen, J., and others. (2005). Helping Young Children Succeed: Strategies to Promote Early Childhood Social and Emotional Development. Washington, DC: National Conference of State Legislatures and Zero to Three. http://www.zerotothree.org/policy

Hyson, M. & Taylor, J.L. (2011). Caring about caring: What adults can do to promote young children’s prosocial skills. Young Children, (July 2011), 74-83. Retrieved from: https://communityofmindfulparenting.com/documents/research/CaringAboutCaring_ProsocialBehavior.pdf.

National Infant and Toddler Child Care Initiative: “Relationships: The Heart of Development and Learning.” http://www.zerotothree.org/public-policy/state-community-policy/nitcci/multidisciplinary-consultant-module-1.pdf

Zero to Three: Development of Social-Emotional Skills:

http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/social-emotional-development/social-emotional-development.html

  • Information is divided up into three age groups: Birth-12 months, 12-24 months and 24-36 months

Zero to Three: Promoting Social-Emotional Development:

http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/social-emotional-development/

 Additional Websites

Autism Speaks: www.autismspeaks.org

Autism Navigator: https://autismnavigator.com/

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning: Social and Emotional

Comptence: http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/resources/social_emotional_competence.html

The Center for Disease Control has a plethora of free materials for parents, health care

providers and child care providers on the subject of Autism Spectrum Disorder:

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/freematerials.html

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL):

http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/index.html.

The M-CHAT test (Modified Checklist for Autism with Toddlers):

http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/diagnosis/mchat