The FAN tool is being adapted to more settings serving children, ranging from early childhood mental health consultation systems to pediatrician training.
Topics include achieving equity for children, and the latest developments in home visiting.
For ten years, the Network has offered help for parents whose infants who are struggling with feeding, sleeping, or crying.
She tells TODAY Health that television can prevent children from developing coping strategies.
In a decade, the Network has grown from a twinkle in Professor Linda Gilkerson’s eye to a national model.
The Network will greatly strengthen medical education through a new partnership with two major Chicago medical centers.
In this Chicago Tribune article, Gilkerson encourages parents to distinguish their baby’s feelings and thoughts from their own.
Erikson’s Fussy Baby Network® is partnering with Healthy Families Illinois to support high-risk families throughout the state — and around the country.
Erikson joins with the people of Chicago in mourning the passing of a great woman, Chicago’s former first lady, Maggie Daley.
Fussy Baby Network was listed as a resource for parents with a colicky baby in this American Baby article, listing advice and resources for new parents.
Karen Springen interviewed Linda Gilkerson for a Parents Magazine article about the stress parents experience when their baby has colic.
Cynthia Ramnarace interviewed Linda Gilkerson for a American Baby Magazine article about choosing the right toys and play for babies.
Linda Gilkerson, Ph.D., received the Champion for Children Award from the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago on Oct. 14.
More than 150 alumni, students, early childhood professionals, and other guests turned out Saturday, Oct. 18, for the grand opening of Erikson’s new campus.
In the first months and years of life, a child’s brain is busy building the foundation for future growth and learning. Caregivers play a critical role in that process, providing stimulation that generates new connections in the brain. An explosion of research in the last 15 years has shed light on that process, with profound implications for early childhood programs and their staff. Yet few, if any, of these findings are covered in courses for child care workers and preschool teachers—the very people who could put that knowledge to good use.