This a brief explainer about Early Head Start and what it looks like in Oregon for those who are not familiar with the program or understand its place in the network of early childhood services and supports.
Rafael Otto contributed content and photos for this story. At John Wetten Elementary in Gladstone, Oregon, a new classroom called the Skills Learning Center (SLC) offers students a calming environment for working on self-regulation skills. It features quiet music, soothing lighting, and a series of stations with calming activities like breathing exercises and fidgets. Erika […]