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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a wealth of resources on its website. The one we’d like to call your attention to this week is entitled Information on Safety in the Home & Community for Parents with Infants & Toddlers (Ages 0-3). Click on the title to be taken directly to the site. There you’ll find a series of links on topics ranging from burns to medicine safety to water safety…

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7638139864?profile=RESIZE_400x Relationships are the heart of Early Start; they are also at the heart of development for infants and toddlers. Young children learn best through relationships with the important people in their lives, like parents, caregivers, siblings, and peers. Parents and other caregivers can support the skills needed to build these relationships…

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Practice Guides for Parents from CELL

The Center for Early Literacy Learning (CELL) and the Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute offer parents of infants and toddlers a host of resources on their site. These include practice guides for parents to provide their young children with “fun and exciting literacy learning experiences and opportunities.” The site also includes CELLcasts—video versions of the practice guides—and CELLposters, which can be used as quick reminders about practices parents want to try. Selected practice guides are…

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7205769261?profile=RESIZE_400x Today on the Neighborhood, we're sharing a new resource developed by the Family Resource Centers Network of California (FRCNCA). The Early Start Community infographic highlights various kinds of community supports for families of infants and toddlers with disabilities. This one-page resource includes links and descriptions for each type of resource, and can…

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OPEN Source - COVID-19 Resource Site

Early Start OPEN Source is a new area within the Early Start Online environment that provides access to curated resources related to the COVID-19 response but tailored to the needs of the Early Start community. Find and share resources, and stay connected to your Early Start peers and partners. To visit OPEN Source, CLICK HERE.

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COVID-19 Info for Providers

Please see the "Coronavirus Information and Resources" page on the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) website for information, resources, and Departmental directives for providers and regional centers: https://www.dds.ca.gov/corona-virus-information-and-resources/

Need Local Resources for Families?

The Central Directory of Early Start Resources is now online. CLICK HERE to visit the Directory website, or visit the following URL: https://www.ceitan-earlystart.org/central-directory/

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