Natural Learning Environment Practices in Early Intervention

The Early Intervention Series: Natural Learning Environment Practices examines the characteristics of providing early intervention in natural learning environments. The information and practitioners featured in this module also use a coaching interaction style. Natural learning environment practices along with a coaching interaction style provide the most effective early intervention experience to families.


By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Identify and recognize the characteristics of natural learning environment practices.
  • Recognize the importance of using everyday activity settings as the sources of learning opportunities for all infants and toddlers.
  • Describe the role of child interest in learning and identify child interests within everyday activity settings.
  • Identify parent responsiveness within an everyday activity setting.