Resources to help connect young children and their families to services.
- Center for Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)
Website that focuses on promoting social emotional development and school readiness. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau. It provides extensive resources for parents, caregivers and states with free downloadable materials that include training modules, videos, best practices briefs, and training kits. Resources are available for Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, Parents/Guardians, Teachers, Caregivers, Administrators, and Mental Health and Education professionals.
- Connecticut Child Development Infoline (1-800-505-7000)
The “gateway” to help and referrals for parents, health care providers, child care providers: CT Birth to Three System, Help Me Grow, Early Care Special Education, and Children and Youth with Special Needs. The website contains developmental milestones and information for services available in CT.
- Connecticut Birth to Three
Offers home based developmental evaluations and family centered early intervention support for families with child development concerns.
- Informational flyers with contact information in multiple languages
- Step-by-Step guides for parents, caregivers, and health professionals beginning with referral for evaluation, monitoring, supports/ services and intervention (if needed) (English/Spanish)
- Developmental milestones: birth to 30+ months (English/Spanish)
- Outreach and Medical Referral for providers to send to families.
- Connecticut Office of Early Childhood
Comprehensive website for families and child care providers including all early childhood resources and initiatives related to Early Childhood Education, Licensing of child care programs, Early Intervention and Family Support Services. It also provides links to: Child Development Infoline and ASQ monitoring program, Help Me Grow, home visiting, Nurturing Families and other resources, including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Health Children website , which lists developmental milestones, parenting tips, and other resources.
- Talking with Families about Concerns