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Areas of Expertise

Siskin Children’s Institute features experts in early childhood development and special education. We are happy to connect our specialists with journalists and bloggers to discuss our areas of expertise below. Contact Shannon York at 423.648.1706 or shannon.york@siskin.org to connect with our professionals.

A
Accessible playgrounds
Assessment, functional
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)
Autism spectrum disorders

B
Bullying

C
Cerebral palsy
Challenging behaviors
Child engagement
Childhood nutrition
Cognitive impairment
Consultation to child care
Correlational research methods
Curriculum

D
Developmentally appropriate practice
Developmental behavioral pediatrics
Developmental delays
Developmental milestones
Disabilities
Disability awareness
Disability etiquette
Down syndrome

E
Early childhood education
Early childhood special education
Early intervention
Early intervention in natural environments
Ecomap development

F
Family-centered practices
Family support
Feedback to professionals and families

G
Goals/outcomes, functional
Group research methods

H
Home visits

I
Incidental teaching
Inclusive education
Integrated classrooms
Integrated therapy
Instruction, systematic, play-based
Intellectual disabilities

M
Measurement
Motor impairments

O
Occupational therapy

P
Parenting
Parenting support
Pediatrics
Physical therapy
Play, Value of
Preschools
Primary service provider
Professional development (training, technical assistance, consultation)

R
Routines-Based Interview

S
Sensory integration
Social and emotional development
Speech delays
Speech therapy

V
Video self-modeling

Z
Zone defense schedule