Your Child's Development
Resources to Help Promote Your Child’s Development
“Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing” is a public awareness and action campaign that helps parents recognize their power to boost their children’s early brain and vocabulary development through simple, everyday actions.
Vroom has brain-building tips to support your child’s development. Use these tips with your child during their first 5 years to help give them a strong base for lifelong learning.
Zero to Three has science-based information and tools designed to help parents and caregivers nurture their young children’s development.
Resources to Support Developmental Screening
All young children need both developmental monitoring AND developmental screening. To learn more about the differences between monitoring and screening, click here for more information.
Easter Seals provides parents with FREE access to the Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition, one of many general developmental screening tools. Click here to learn more and take the questionnaire. Be sure to share the completed questionnaire and results with your child’s doctor.
If you’re concerned about your child’s development, don’t wait. Acting early can make a real difference!
How to Talk with Your Doctor is a brief tip sheet about ways to prepare for your child’s visit with the medical provider to effectively talk about your child’s development.
Concerned About Development?
If you’re concerned about your child’s development, don’t wait. Acting early can make a real difference! How to Talk with Your Doctor is a brief tip sheet about ways to prepare for your child’s visit with the medical provider to effectively talk about your child’s development.
Click here for more information on steps you can take to help your child.
Click here for more information on how acting early can make a real difference!
Links to Additional Helpful Websites for Parents
HealthyChildren.org is a pediatrician backed parenting website that provides information and recommendations related to child health, guidance on parenting issues, and more from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Family Voices is a national network of families of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families in order to improve healthcare services and policies for children. Family Voices resources are available in both English and Spanish
As your child grows and develops, there are many things you can do to help your child. These links will help you learn more about positive parenting, safety, and health at each stage of your child’s life.
Find tips for positive parenting and child safety according to the age groups below:
Parent to Parent programs provide emotional and informational support to families of children who have special needs most notably by matching parents seeking support with an experienced, trained ‘Support Parent’.
Your children may be eligible for free or low-cost health insurance. Every state in the nation has a health insurance program for infants, children and teens. The insurance is available to children in working families.
Phone: 1-800-KIDS-NOW (1-877-543-7669)