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13a.18.09.00.htm 13A.18.09.00. Title 13A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Subtitle 18 LARGE FAMILY CHILD CARE HOMES Chapter 09 Program Requirements Authority: Education Article, §9.5-301―9.5-308, 9.5-310―9.5-312, 9.5-320, and 9.5-321; General Provisions Article, §4-333; Human Services Article, §1-202; Annotated Code of Maryland Agency Note: Federal Statutory Reference ― Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. §12101 et seq. Pro-Children Act of 1994 (20 U.S.C. §6081 et seq. Child Care Development Bl
13a.18.09.01.htm 13A.18.09.01. 01 Schedule of Daily Activities for All Children.. A. The provider shall prepare, post, and follow a written schedule of daily activities and offer activities that:1) Promote the sound emotional, social, intellectual, and physical growth of each child;. 2) Are appropriate to the age, needs, and capabilities of the individual child;. 3) Include opportunities for individual and group participation;. 4) Include a balance between self-selected and staff-directed activities;.
13a.18.09.02.htm 13A.18.09.02. 02 Activity Plans for Infants and Toddlers.. A. A provider shall assign one staff member primary responsibility for each infant and toddler in care during each staff shift.B. Upon enrollment of an infant or a toddler, the provider shall, in consultation with the parent of the child, prepare a written individualized activity plan for the child that:1) Addresses the child's normal pattern of activities, sleeping, and eating;.
13a.18.09.03.htm 13A.18.09.03. 03 Activity Materials, Equipment, and Furnishings.. A. For indoor and outdoor activities, a provider shall provide to each group of children in care a sufficient quantity and variety of activity materials, equipment, and furnishings according to the numbers, ages, and developmental needs of the children.B. Activity materials and equipment shall be:. 1) Provided for:. a) Vigorous play;. b) Creative and dramatic play;. c) Socialization;.
13a.18.09.04.htm 13A.18.09.04. 04 Rest Furnishings.. A. There shall be:. 1) A suitable cot or mat for each child 12 months old to 5 years old present in the child care home for more than 4 hours, and for children 5 years old or older who regularly take rest periods in the child care home;2) A suitable bed for each child who is 12 months old or older and who is present in the child care home during those hours which are usual nighttime sleep hours for that child;3) An adequate supply of clean bedding provided fo
13a.18.09.05.htm 13A.18.09.05. 05 Equipment for Infants and Toddlers.. A. A sufficient number of strollers or carriages with appropriate restraints shall be available to accommodate all nonwalking infants and toddlers who are present in care.B. The use of walkers is prohibited.. C. The child care home shall have furnishings that allow the safe and easy feeding of infants and toddlers, including but not limited to high chairs, child-sized tables and chairs, and chairs for staff members to use while ho
13a.18.09.06.htm 13A.18.09.06. 06 Storage.. There shall be appropriate storage for:. A. Materials and equipment;. B. Mats, cots, beds, and bedding;. C. Portable equipment intended for outdoor use;. D. Each child's clothing and possessions in an individual space; and. E. Materials, equipment, furnishings, and supplies being held in reserve..
13a.18.09.9999.htm 13A.18.09.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 6, 2012 (39:2 Md. R. 142). Regulation .01C adopted effective July 20, 2015 (42:14 Md. R. 884). Regulation .04G adopted effective January 13, 2020 (47:1 Md. R. 17).
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