Parent and Caregiver Resources

 
Help Me Grow  
http://helpmegrowmn.org
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Help Me Grow is an initiative of the State of Minnesota 
(Departments of Education, Health and Human Services) partnering with local service agencies to provide resources about the development of young children for parents and professionals. These resources include information on developmental milestones, YouTube videos, caregiver strategies to support development, screening and evaluation,  how to talk about developmental concerns. The website also includes a link to refer a child for intervention services if there are developmental concerns.
 
Technical Assistance Center for Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI) for young children  
http://challengingbehavior.fmhi.usf.edu/communities/families.htm

Information and resources compiled specifically for families and caregivers. Everything from helping with bedtime and behaviors to making it easier to go to the doctor.  Also in Spanish and Chinese.
 
Childcare Aware of MN   
http://childcareawaremn.org/families   

The healthy growth of your child depends upon the quality of his early experiences and the abilities of her care providers.  the good news is you are an expert on your own child's needs. Add this unique knowledge to our tailored child care search, Parent Aware Star Ratins and tips on finding top-notch care and you'll be on your way  to doing the right thing for your child.