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Advice from Houston educators for parents to help students with online instruction

Dr. Dana DeMaster, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CLI, offers tips for parents struggling to balance work, home, and their child's virtual learning...

CLI Leadership Transition: Welcome Our New Co-Directors

After more than 17 remarkable years serving as the director of the Children’s Learning Institute at UTHealth, Susan Landry, Ph.D. stepped down as CLI’s director effective August 31, 2020, continuing in her faculty position. April Crawford, Ph.D. and Tricia Zucker, Ph.D., Associate Professors at UTHealth, assumed co-direction of CLI on September 1, 2020.

Tips for heading into virtual learning with special needs children

Dr. Anson Koshy is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician with UT Physicians and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and is also affiliated with the Children’s Learning Institute. He shares some tips for heading into a new school year virtually.

60% of New Caney ISD parents uncomfortable sending students back to school

Dr. Tricia Zucker, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, with the Children's Learning Institute says, "Flexibility should just be the new mantra this year. I think all of us have to go into this school year thinking about how we're going to be open minded to whatever comes, and yet we're also going to be prepared for some worst case scenarios."

Children’s Learning Institute offers online tutoring options

The Children’s Learning Institute has adapted its Academic Enrichment and Outreach (AERO) program to an online platform to offer year-round tutoring sessions.

With summer camp plans in limbo, experts from CLI offer tips to recreate learning and fun at home

CLI experts share advice for families trying to recreate summer learning experiences for their children.

A Jump Start to Lifelong Learning: Texas State Legislature Enhances Support to Early Childhood Development

Susan H. Landry, PhD and Founding Director of CLI, recounts program changes and future plans impacted by funding.

Expert advice on how to help children with autism maintain routines during COVID-19

Cathy Guttentag, PhD Shares tips to help parents who have children with autism to cope while isolating.

Cathy Guttentag, PhD, shared advice for helping kids manage during COVID-19

Cathy Guttentag, PhD, of the Children's Learning Institute shares some guidance, including creating a new routine, to help ease children's anxiety during the uncertainties of COVID-19.

Infant and toddler teachers receive specialized training on helping young minds realize potential

The Children’s Learning Institute at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has received a $3 million grant to teach the latest child development strategies to more than 850 infant and toddler specialists and teachers working in at-risk communities in Texas.