References and Credits

Suggested Citation

Winton, P.J., Buysse, V., Turnbull, A., Rous, B., & Hollingsworth, H. (2010).  CONNECT Module 1:  Embedded Interventions.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, FPG Child Development Institute, CONNECT: The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge. Available at


Many, many people contributed their time, talents, expertise and valuable resources to the making of this module.  We would like to acknowledge and give special thanks all of the following contributors:

Johnna Darragh, Kathy Davis, Larry Edelman, Christine, Eric & Luke Lindauer, Jolmar Miller, George Pinckney, Jackie Rawls, Matthew Stowe, J.D, Rud Turnbull, and the children, families and staff of the Frank Porter Graham (FPG) Child Care Program at FPG Child Development Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

We would also like to give special thanks to our three expert panels:

  • Module 1 National Family Expert Panel on Inclusion:  Sophie Arao-Nguyen, Sharman Davis Barrett, Kathy Brill, Theresa Cooper, Samtra Devard, Nancy DiVenere, Christine Lindauer, Tricia Luker, Mary Murray, Nancy Peeler, Lourdes Rivera-Putz, Rich Robison, Lisa Stein, Cherie Takemoto, Aracelly Valverde, and Conni Wells.
  • Module 1 Instructional Design Expert Panel on Inclusion:  Ted Burke, Johnna Darragh, Brenda Dennis, Janice Fialka, Judith Flanders, Rena Hallam, Barbara Hanft, Heidi Hollingsworth, Christine Myers, Sharon Palsha, Lisa Stein, and Barbara Wolfe
  • Diversity Expert Panel: Sharman Davis Barrett, Deborah Chen, Vivian Correa, Carol Brunson Day, Aisha Ray, Sylvia Y. Sánchez, and Flo Thompson

Revised in 2019 by Chih-Ing Lim, Toni Miguel, Christine Wagner, and Zeke Hart.


Edelman, L., Klish Fibbe, M., Johnson Eigsti, H. (2009) Using Video for Really Watching. Results Matter, Colorado Department of Education.

McWilliam, R. (2000) Integrating Therapies into Classroom Routines. Project INTEGRATE, FPG/UNC-CH, 2000.

The Penguin Project produced in McLean County, IL. Video 1.21: Routine in the community – Penguin Project provided courtesy of Johnna Darragh and The Penguin Project

SpecialQuest Birth-Five: Head Start/Hilton Foundation Training Program

Winterberry Press (2002).  The Anytime Anywhere! Natural Learning Opportunities Video Series SKU# 2002-12 Running Time: 85 minutes Publication Date: 2002.  Produced by © Winterberry Press 2002


Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Pub. L. No. 101-336. For complete source of information, go to

Daniel R.R. v. State Board of Educ., 874F.2d 1036 (5th Cir. 1989). For complete source of information, go to

Division for Early Childhood. (2014). DEC recommended practices in early intervention/early childhood special education 2014. Retrieved from

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA), Pub. L. No. 108-446. For complete source of information, go to

Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Pub. L. No. 93-112. For complete source of information, go to

Snyder P., Hemmeter M. L., Sandall S., & McLean M. (2007). Impact of professional development on preschool teachers’ use of embedded-instruction practices.

Sacramento City School Dist. v. Rachel H., 14 F.3d 1398 (9th Cir. 1994). For complete source of information, go to

Sandall, S. R., & Schwartz, I. S. (2008). Building blocks for teaching preschoolers with special needs. Baltimore: Brookes.



Pam Winton
Principal Investigator
University of North Carolina

Virginia Buysse
Co-Principal Investigator
University of North Carolina

Beth Rous
Co-Principal Investigator
University of Kentucky

Ann Turnbull
Co-Principal Investigator
University of Kansas

Project Staff

Chih-Ing Lim
Project Coordinator

Jonathan Green
Director of Electronic Communication

Maggie Connolly
Module Co-Coordinator

Christine Lindauer
Module Co-Coordinator

Gina Harrison
Graphic Designer

Don Trull

Patricia Singleton
Instructional Design Specialist