Naomi Nickson, M.Ed. Child Development Specialist

About Me & Why Connect?

Naomi Nickson M.Ed.
Child Development Specialist  


Thank you for visiting Connect and showing an interest in enhancing your home-life and your child’s development! I am dedicated to working with young children with all abilities and their families and hope to share my passion with you.

  • I hold a master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from The University of Florida. 

  • I am a certified Infant Toddler Developmental Specialist.

  • I have spent the past 10 years working with young children and families in a variety of capacities including time as a ESE classroom teacher, an educational diagnostician and an early interventionist.

  • Why Connect? My goal is to empower parents by providing support, strategies and information I have acquired through research and experience in the field of early childhood development.



Home Visits
 1:1 support for children 

Does your child need specialized instruction in everyday scenarios to build on foundational skills?

This support is based on each child's area of need and may include: 
  • Social skills
  • Independent functioning skills
  • Play skills
  • Cognitive skills
  • Behavioral skills
  • Transitioning skills 
Home Visits
 Coaching for families 
As a parent, do you find yourself seeking parenting tips and strategies to use at home to make life easier?
This support is based on parental and familial needs and may include:
  • Creating and maintaining structure and routine at home
  • Strategies to interact effectively with your child
  • Strategies to enhance skills across all areas of child development
Child Development
 Parent Courses 
Do you desire to learn more about child development or raising a child with a delay or disability?
This support is currently based on location and need of children and families and may include:
  • Overview of child development including milestones
  • Social skills training 
  • Play skill development
  • Fostering independent skills in the home

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