Baby Day Child development resource on topics including; play, love and attachment, nutrition, school readiness, developmental milestones and red flags, STEM, crying, the five senses and embracing diversity
Babystep.tv offers parents tips through 1 minute videos about all matters for infants through 6 year-old preschoolers. Videos are provided in a variety of languages, including Spanish, Vietnamese, and Korean.
Brain Development is discussed by Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child and emphasizes the importance of early experiences.
** Help Me Grow – Orange County connects children and families to developmental services to enhance the development of children birth 0-6 years.
Kindergarten Readiness OC Public libraries website with book lists, e-learning, rhyming, activities, reading programs and community resources.
Make the Most of Playtime – created by Vanderbilt University, this document provides information on the development of play skills for infants and toddlers.
Pathways is an excellent source of baby’s milestones and how to encourage development; it also provides useful information and videos on sensory integration, importance of tummy time, torticollis and plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome).
Pretend City offers Baby Steps for infants, and Way to Play Days for toddlers up to preschoolers 5 years of age.
Reach Out and Read encourages parents to make reading with their children part of the daily routine. General tips, tips for selecting the best books, and milestones of early literacy development are provided.
Stay, Play Grow app is a one-stop source for info and inspirations to help you and your family make the most of your time together.
Tummy Time Tools provides activities to help you position, carry, hold and play with your baby in order to promote motor development, offered in a variety of languages.
Vroom provides a free app to help parents integrate brain building activities into daily routines and individualizes suggestions to the child’s age. In English and Spanish.
** Zero to Three is a national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote health and development of infants and toddlers; it offers videos organized by developmental concerns to support young children’s learning.
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Regional Center of Orange County (RCOC) is one of 21 private, nonprofit organizations contracted by the State of California to coordinate lifelong services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.