Early Childhood to Elementary

Encouraging and supporting children in developing these skills during the early years sets a strong foundation for their future success and independence as adults. Incorporating these skills into everyday activities and routines, as well as providing opportunities for play, exploration, and hands-on learning, can further enhance their development.

How to build the foundation for self-advocacy in young children: Younger kids can be taught how to speak up for themselves.  Giving them responsibility helps build the foundation for self-advocacy.  Letting children do certain things on their own is a good place to start.  Here are some great tips 

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