Developmental Information and Activities for Infants

Outline of this week's episode. Your experience with this episode can be enhanced by watching the complementary video, linked below. If you are interested in watching specific portions, please scroll down for time signatures to help you navigate the video. 

0:00 - 0:46

Introduction to today's discussion, which will focus on outlining exactly what The Heart Of It is, and what you can expect.

I've already given you the background about what it is and what its intended purpose is

I've given you an opportunity to hear from a few different recipients of the curriculum about their experiences here and here

I've told you about why I created it

0:47 - 3:08

Enriches infants, but also enriches parent experience. Basic outline of what you receive with The Heart Of It, describes each aspect, including the "Monthly Consultation" add-on

3:09 - 5:29

Summary of one mother's experience both before and after having access to The Heart Of It - when we have access to high quality information, it encourages confidence in us, and encourages us to continue to engage with our babies

5:30 - 6:46

What is the basis for The Heart Of It curriculum? What kind of information will I be receiving? The "science" and the "art" of parenting.

6:47 - 8:02

Curriculum examples: here's what we're going to look at today - one module from each age range and one module from each developmental domain

8:03 - 11:52

0 - 3 month enrichment module example and accompanying family activity example featured in video

We know infants learn holistically, so although each module might focus on one developmental area, the learning involved also influences other developmental domains

11:53 - 14:27

3 - 6 month enrichment module example and accompanying family activity example featured in video

 

14:28 - 19:10

6 - 12 month enrichment module example and accompanying family activity example featured in video

19:11 - 22:05

6 - 12 month enrichment module example and accompanying family activity example featured in video

22:06 - 23:16

Description of online social community for The Heart Of It members, both past and present

23:16 - 24:31

SPECIAL INCENTIVE! Those who opt in to The Heart Of It within the first week (November 2 - 9, 2016) will receive a complimentary digital copy of my not-yet released album, Strength In Words: Music For Families with your purchase

Music is such a wonderful way to support your baby's learning and to enhance the interaction between you and your baby!

24:32 - 25:37

Conclusion and reminder to sign up to be notified as we launch!

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Ayelet Marinovich, M.A. CCC-SLP

Ayelet Marinovich, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a pediatric speech-language pathologist specializing in work with pre-verbal infants, toddlers, non-verbal children, and their families. The Strength In Words podcast and blog were created as an additional resource for families of young children with infants & toddlers of all developmental levels. It is not intended to be a substitute for speech and language therapy.