to learn more about your critical role in your child’s developmental health.
Family & Parent Resources
Early Development and Milestones
Every child develops at their own pace and tracking development can help you to see if your child is on track!
CDC Developmental Milestone Information
Early-development & Well-being
Healthy Children: Ages and Stages
Baby Buffer: Newsletter for Infant Development
Babies don’t come with an instruction manual. It is hard to know what to expect at each age and how to interact with your child. Positive interaction with caregivers can build a strong foundation for your child’s developmental health. Below are some great parenting resources to get started:
Start with the Family Support Worksheet
Alberta Family Wellness Initiative
Parent Information from the CDC
Zero to Three Parent Favorites
Social Emotional Health
It is not only important to help your child develop cognitively, but your child’s social emotional developmental is just as important.
Zero to Three – What is social emotional development?
Kansas Kidlink: Children’s Mental Health Initiative
About Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
NeuroNurture: Early Intervention to Regulate Infant Stress
Support for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Kansas Infant Toddler Services
IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Kansas Special Health Care Needs
Kansas Interagency Coordinating Council
Center for Parent Information & Resources
Developmental Monitoring, Screening, and Evaluation
Tracking your child’s development help you to be an informed advocate for your child’s health!
What is a Developmental Screening?
CDC Definition and Information
Why Developmental Screening Matters? Video
Tools for Monitoring Developmental Milestones
Developmental Milestone Checklists
CDC Milestone Tracker Mobile App
Home visiting programs are great ways to find support for your parenting journey. A home visitor can answer question you may have and ease concerns. Find a home visiting program near you:
Helping you baby develop is easier than you think! Check out these great resources for fun activities to do with your little one. While you are playing your child’s brain will be growing!!
Mobile Apps – iPhone & iPad
Mobile Apps – Android
Quality Child Care
Search for Child Care Facilities
Kansas Department of Health and Environment Licensed Child Care Facilities