Brochures from the New York State Office of Mental Health.
in both English and Spanish. Interactive checklists with photos and video examples of developmental milestones help you know what to look for in your child.
As a parent, you already have what it takes to help your young child learn and grow. Watch your child’s amazing progress by tracking his or her developmental milestones —how he or she plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves – and sharing that progress with your child’s doctor at every check-up.
Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive passport - a form for writing down your child's developmental screening results at each visit. Screening Passport for download and printing.
Early Childhood Development Division in the U.S. Administration for Children and Families, www.acf.hhs.gov.
“Learn the Signs.Act Early” From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he/she plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Track your child's development and act early if you have a concern.
Find your local WIC office:
Find your local Early Intervention Program, part of a statewide initiative for any child between infancy and age three who qualifies for extra support and/or therapies.
Find information about Early Intervention Services. A helpful webpage is First, The Basics: A Parent’s Guide for Children with Special Needs.
Family Guide to NYS Early Childhood Services Prenatal through Age 5. Helpful ages and stages reminders for each developmental stage your growing child goes through. From womb to Kindergarten, there is a lot to learn and guidance is at your fingertips. Parenting is hard, let us help! Available in over 20 languages.
Every local school district offers this committee, which will evaluate and coordinate services for your child (ages 3-5) through preschool special education.