DEC Recommended Practices: Family. Knowing Families, Tailoring Practices, Building Capacity
The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Recommended Practices provide guidance to families and professionals about the most effective ways to improve learning outcomes and promote development of young children, birth through age 5, who have, or are at risk for, developmental delays or disabilities. Family: Knowing Families, Tailoring Practices, Building Capacity is the third edition of the DEC Recommended Practices Monograph Series, and it offers professionals and families multiple ways to implement the family practices across the settings in which children grow and learn. The articles in this collection provide guidance by illustrating how to implement the Family Recommended Practices with fidelity and flexibility. The monograph offers a unique contribution to the field by including authentic family voices as primary or equal contribution.