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May Update 2016



The Great Importance of a Little Pronoun


by Kathryn Ayres


Gender symbol - male, female, trans

In the midst of the North Carolina House Bill 2, the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, and the most recent Target boycott, the conversation around what it means to be transgender has reached a heightened level of awareness in our country. The issue in both of these examples hinges on the use of public restrooms, but encompasses the broader issue of gender identity.


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The Intersection of Oregon's QRIS and the Oregon Association of ESDs



Gary Glasenapp


TRI's Gary Glasenapp presented information about Oregon's QRIS at the OAESD Spring Conference. Oregon's Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) is a program that raises the quality and consistency of child care and early learning programs across the state.






TRI's Patricia Blasco Presents on Executive Function at International Conference in Stockholm


Patricia Blasco


Patricia M. Blasco, Ph.D. presents at the Children’s Rights and Early Intervention Conference, International Society on Early Intervention, in Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr. Blasco's presentation is titled Executive Function in Infants and Toddlers Born Low Birth Weight (LBW) and Preterm.



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