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Jennifer Rosinia

Program Director, Child Development; Senior Instructor

  • PhD in Child Development, Erikson Institute/Loyola University Chicago
  • MEd in Early Childhood Education, Erikson Institute
  • BS in Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois Medical Center
Area of Expertise
  • Sensory processing and regulation
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Early childhood development
Professional Highlights
  • President of Kid Links Unlimited, Inc
  • An original member of “The Brain Project” and Fussy Baby Network
  • Erikson Institute China Initiative – Develop and deliver presentation on early childhood development birth to six years to early childhood educators In China’s Red Yellow Blue preschool program (2018)
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Recent Publications

  • 2011 – Harrison and company, Kids Links Unlimited, Inc. (2011). Curious Minds Connecting Parents to Schools. Harrison and company, Broadview, IL.
  • 2016 – Provence, S,. Erikson, J., Vater, S., Pruett, K., Rosinia, J., & Palmeri, S. (2016). IDA 2 Infant-Toddler Development Assessment Second Edition. Pro-Ed, Austin TX.
  • 2008 – Rosinia, J. (2008). Little Book of Soothing. Graco Children’s Products
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Recent Presentations

  • 2020 – Infant Toddler Conference (Oakton College). Undercover Superhero: Movement is our Super Power
  • 2019 – Understanding Sensory Processing. Apples Magazine StarNet Regions I & III
  • 2019 – Sharing a Vision (Preconference Session & Two Breakout Session) Why does he do that? LOOKING AT CHILDREN WITH NEW EYES: The Influence of Sensory Processing on Behavior, Development and Learning and Beyond Do No Harm: LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Early Childhood Programs
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Related Professional Experiences

  • 2009-Present – Consultant for El Valor Child Development Centers, Parent Infant Educators (Early Head Start)
  • 1999-Present – Occupational Therapist/Profession Speaker/Consultant at Kid Links Unlimited, Inc
  • 1998-2004 – Family Enrichment Program, Occupational Therapist & Staff Development Coordinator. Illinois State Board of Education Prevention Initiative Program for Children Birth to Three and Their Family
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