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Learn about important early developmental milestones and how to act early when there may be a developmental delay.
Parent Engagement is vital to student achievement and personal success.
ZERO TO THREE's mission is to support the healthy development and well-being of infants, toddlers and their families.
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Build Up Michigan is a statewide system of service to promote the awareness of special education supports and/or services provided by the public school system.
central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.
This form is to refer individuals, 3 to 26, for possible special education services. When a referral is received, the parent or legal guardian will be contacted in order to discuss the referral and a possible evaluation for special education services
Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties is a locally-based, public organization, created in 1964 with the purpose of serving the mental health needs of the residents of the tri-county community.
Early On Michigan is the system of early intervention services for infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with disabilities or delays, and their families.
Michigan's first website devoted specially to the interests, concerns, and needs of Michiganians with disabilities. Of Michigan's nearly 10 million residents, about 1.9 million have a disability. That's one in every five residents.
A state organization on developmental disabilities.
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A public engagement campaign focusing on creating early education learning opportunities in everyday situations, and the importance of early learning experiences.
assuring that every young child in Michigan has a Great Start and arrives at the kindergarten door healthy and ready to succeed in school, with parents who are committed to educational achievement.
Get Ready to Read! (GRTR!) is a national program to build the early literacy skills of preschool children. GRTR! brings research-based strategies to parents, early education professionals, and child care providers to help prepare children to learn
linking parents and those caring for young children with the resources, supports and services needed to give Michigan children a Great Start.
Michigan Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood Education and Family Services Parent Guides: A series of tip sheets developed to help answer
MeL is the Michigan eLibrary, a 24/7 online library for Michigan residents.
Fun website for kids and great information for learning activities and fun at home.
Early Learning Resources from the MI Department of Education
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
RIF - Reading Is Fundamental is the nation's largest children's literacy organization and their website is loaded with literacy activities and resources.
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Links to more local health resources.
Cerebral palsy is a disease that can affect children and adults in different ways, but most commonly is affects their coordination and muscle movement. Each year, 10,000 children are diagnosed in the United States. Cerebral Palsy Guide provides ...
MIChild is a health insurance program. It is for uninsured children of Michigan's working families.
Protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.
Powered by pediatricians.
Health information for pregnant women, children, and families. M
Information regarding local health resources for women, children, and families.
covers dental hygiene information for kids from newborns to teenagers.
Nutrition and fitness programs for families by MSU Extension.
A Support Network for Parents of Children with Serious Illnesses
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The Central Resource Center provides resources and services for Mid-Michigan child care providers and families.
Parent resources from the Bridges 4 Kids website.
Head Start serves the child development needs of preschool children (birth through age five) and their low-income families.
The Chamber of Commerce offers lots of information regarding area services and activities.
Information regarding county government and services.
Michigan Alliance for Families provides information, support and education to families of children and adults with disabilities from birth to age 26 who are in the educational system. The purpose of the project is to increase the involvement of ...
Michigan State University Extension helps people improve their lives through an educational process that applies knowledge to critical issues, needs and opportunities.
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This guide has advice categorized by age group; from picking the right car seat for a newborn through to how parents can encourage their teen not to text and drive.
Michigan State University Extension helps people improve their lives by bringing the vast knowledge resources of MSU directly to individuals, communities and businesses.
Excellent resource for some of the best websites regarding infants, children, and families.
Preventing injuries at home, at play, and on the way.
From 2002 to 2004, the Center for the Study of Social Policy conducted research on what works best to keep children safe and families strong.
Ready to Learn & Parenting Counts – WKAR is the Public Broadcasting station for Mid-Michigan and has great resources for parents and kids.