In This Episode:
Dr. Brenna Rudolph is a former teacher, autism specialist and a lecturer in special education at the University of Minnesota. Brenna has spent the last 18 years dedicated to ensuring young children with (or at risk for) delays or disabilities, along with their families, have access to high quality services and support.
In this episode of Mom Enough, Brenna joins Marti & Erin to discuss the importance of early childhood screening for all children. As a mother of two young children who have recently participated in screening, Brenna shares a detailed personal account of the screening process in hopes to reduce uneasy feelings parents might have about screening and to empower all parents to take advantage of this valuable, no-cost service. Whether you’re filled with concern or have zero concern, this episode will provide you with all the information you need to ensure your children continue to develop to their fullest potential. Marti & Erin are grateful to their longtime supporting partner Help Me Grow for bringing you this important episode.
DO YOU HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S DEVELOPMENT?
Thinking of your own young child or one you know well, what do you notice about the different aspects of the child’s development? Are there some things the child does better than other children you know? Some things that seem to be harder for the child? Visit the Help Me Grow website and see what you can learn about those developmental tasks and what is expected at different ages? What did you learn in this podcast about why early childhood is screening even if you don’t have particular concerns about a child in your family?