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Desired Results Video Library The Desired Results Access Project promotes positive outcomes for young children with disabilities and their families within California's Early Learning and Development System by creating and supporting a high-quality assessment system. The "Practice Clips" section provides early childhood staff with opportunities to practice a variety of skills, including observation, documentation, and assessment. Website
Development of Infants with Down Syndrome (0 to 5 Years) This module provides an overview of the development of babies and infants with Down syndrome from birth to five years. It describes the uneven profile of expected development, identifying strengths in social understanding, self-help skills and behaviour, and weaknesses in motor development and speech and language skills, the latter influenced by the high incidence of hearing loss, poor auditory processing, and auditory memory skills. Website
Developmental Concerns: When to Refer Children Developmental milestones for children birth to 3 years of age and what to do when there are developmental concerns. Tipsheet
Developmental Delay Every child goes through a process of growth and change. This process of child development involves learning and mastering skills known as developmental milestones. This tip sheet covers the six primary areas in which children develop, and what to do if concerns arise.  Tipsheet
Developmental Delay Resources A nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those working with children who have developmental delays in sensory motor, language, social, and emotional areas. DDR publicizes research into determining identifiable factors that would put a child at risk and maintains a registry, tracking possible trends. DDR also provides a network for parents and professionals and current information after the diagnosis to support children with special needs. Website
Disability Information Network The Minnesota State Council on Disability advocates for policies and programs which promote the independence of children and adults with disabilities and protect their rights to participate fully in society. The website includes a calendar of events, newsletters, and resource links. Website
Does My Child Have Physical Developmental Delays? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) designed this tool to serve as a guide in determining concerns. Website
Early Childhood Development: Track These Milestones  Here is a "quick and easy overview of development from birth to age five" from Help Me Grow Minnesota.  You can download and share this infographic with parents and providers. Document
Early Childhood Transition Guidebook: What You Need to Know Before Your Child's Third Birthday In Minnesota, the Infant and Toddler Intervention program covers children ages birth to 3 years who are eligible under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Part C focuses on helping the family meet the developmental needs of their child, such as learning to sit up, walk, or talk. Typically provided in natural environments, such as the child's home or child-care setting, these services and outcomes for the child and family are defined in an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). Document
Early Learning Activities and Visual Supports to Teach Toddlers with Autism New Skills and Routines Family Implemented TEACCH for Toddlers (FITT) is collaborative parent education and support model designed to help families better understand and engage with their toddler with autism spectrum disorder. Based on and adapted from the TEACCH model, FITT uses Structured TEACCHing strategies to facilitate toddler’s receptive and expressive communication, social communication, and play skills. Website