Resources for Portage practitioners - Developmental Guidance and Early Support

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This Developmental Journal for babies and children with Downs syndrome is a set of charts that families use to record what their child is able to do as time passes and they learn new things. 

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Early vision and general development is vulnerable in children with visual impairment in the early years. Early intervention is critical for ensuring optimal visual and developmental progress.

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The Early Support Monitoring protocol for deaf babies and children was devised to help families of deaf children (and the professionals that support them) document the progress that children make in the first three years or so after deafness has been identified. 

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Development Matters was produced by Early Education with support from the Department for Education. It is non-statutory guidance which supports all those working in early childhood education settings to implement the requirements of the Statutory Framework for the EYFS.

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Early Support Developmental Journals from the Council for Disabled Children.

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The Early Years Developmental Journal is designed for families, practitioners and others to use as a way of recording, celebrating and supporting children's progress.