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Free Video Training

Please note. This is a video training featuring Stacy Benge. Participant agrees to provide certificate in good faith of completing all of the required components. It is up to participant to add any additional information needed to meet standards of regulating agencies. It is recommended to complete the suggested reflection questions provided as well as attach a copy of handout notes to the certificate. Responsibility of certificate validity relies on participant.

Stacy Benge is not responsible for any fraudulent or misuse of certificates.

Does crawling matter? Is it an important milestone? Is it okay if children skip crawling and go straight to walking?

Who do we seek help from if parents are concerned about children’s crawling patterns?

Join Stacy Benge in a conversation with pediatric occupational therapist Dr. Emily McGahey answering these questions and discussing the importance of crawling for physical, sensory, and overall child development.

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Stacy Benge

Early Childhood Author and Speaker

Stacy approaches early learning with practicality and common sense. Her passions include whole child development, physical development, language development, emergent literacy, and child-led play to build solid foundations for school and life success.

Stacy's presentations stand firm on the truth that children learn best through authentic, simple experiences. Professional development trainings include learning the fundamentals of child development alongside strategies and practical applications for encouraging child-led play in the early childhood classroom. Sessions conclude with details on broaching conversations with stakeholders concerning the development of the whole child before introducing academic concepts. 

Based on her book, The Whole Child Alphabet: How Children Actually Develop Literacy published by Exchange Press, Stacy's presentations are suitable for administrators, educators, teachers, caregivers, para professionals, and stakeholders working in public schools, private schools preschool, child cares, day cares, and early learning centers serving infants, toddlers, preschool, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten age children. 

​Stacy is available for keynote presentations. Located in Texas, she presents locally, nationally, internationally, and virtually. Connect for information regarding speaking engagements and presentation descriptions.

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