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Infant-Toddler Specialist Support

Infant / Toddler Specialist

 Infant/Toddler Technical Assistance Center

The Infant/Toddler Technical Assistance Network, funded by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, is an initiative aimed at supporting high quality infant and toddler care. The Network offers support to programs serving infants and toddlers.

The Infant/toddler Specialist can offer the following ongoing services for FREE in Orange County

Phone and in-person support on a variety of issues

Age Appropriate Behavior Management Techniques

Responsive Caregiving

Understanding the New York State Child Care Regulations.

Developmentally Appropriate Practice For Infants and Toddlers

Infant – Toddler Development and Behavior

Assistance Answering Parent Questions About Their Infant Or Toddler

Visits To Your Program To Work On A Quality Improvement Project

Resources or Tip Sheets.

Starting Up Your Infant/Toddler Program Including Help Setting Up Your Space

Assistance With Continuity of Care Classroom Waivers

Assistance with Freedom of Movement Certification For “Container Free” Program

We Serve...

Family Child Care Programs

Group Family Child Care Programs

Child Care Centers 

Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

For more information contact Rosemarie Lawton, Infant/Toddler Regional Specialist by calling (845) 473-4141 ext.217 or email