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Parenting can be rewarding, but also challenging. Luckily, there are several resources available for parents of infants and toddlers to help them support their child’s development.  

First 5 California’s “Kit for New Parents” is a package containing a variety of resources that is shipped to new parents in California, free of charge. In it, you’ll find an Advice for New Parents DVD, a touch-and-feel book, and more. The Kit is available in six languages: English, Spanish, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, and Vietnamese. To learn more, or to order a Kit, visit the First 5 California website:

First Things First in Arizona created a digital “Parent Kit” to help guide parents from pregnancy through preschool. The Kit also covers family health and wellness. Please note that some of the resources mentioned are Arizona-specific; however, the tips for parents are universal. Visit to view the kit. 

The ICC-Recommended Early Start Personnel Manual (ESPM) describes core knowledge and role-specific competencies needed for early intervention service provision, incorporating current research and evidence in the field of early intervention. To access the ESPM, CLICK HERE.

This resource is related to the following ESPM knowledge-level competencies:

  • Core Knowledge (CK):
    • CK6: The sequences of development and the interrelationships among developmental areas/factors.

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