Disabilities

 _________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of this Disabilities landing page at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/disability-landing/_________________________________September 2010En español … [Read more...]

Developmental Delay

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of the Developmental Delay fact sheet at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/dd/_________________________________ Updated March 2012 NICHCY Disability … [Read more...]

Developmental Milestones

_________________________________ Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Developmental Milestones at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/milestones/ _________________________________   September … [Read more...]

Milestone moments

Milestone Moments is a 42-page booklet that includes milestone checklists and tips to help parents support their child’s development from age 2 months to 5 years. It also includes guidance about what to do if developmental concerns arise. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) program “Learn the Signs, Act Early” which seeks to improve early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities. http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/pdf/parents_pdfs/MilestoneMomentsEng508.pdf … [Read more...]

Track your child’s developmental milestones

Track Your Child’s Developmental Milestones is a brochure from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) program “Learn the Signs, Act Early” which seeks to improve early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities. The brochure includes a checklist of key milestones from 6 months to 4 years and a message for parents about the tracking their child’s milestones and what to do if developmental concerns … [Read more...]

Milestone concerns

No two children develop in exactly the same way. But children tend to follow typical patterns of development, often called milestones. These milestones provide you with a roadmap to monitor your child’s development. AbilityPath's milestone information can be sorted in two ways — by age or by area of development, such as social or cognitive. Learn more about milestones, at: http://www.abilitypath.org/areas-of-development/milestone-concerns/     … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know about NICHCY’s Disability Fact Sheets

By Elaine Mulligan, Project Director, National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) Are you an educator with a new student in your class who has Attention Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)? If so, there’s a NICHCY fact sheet that can help you prepare. Are you a parent whose child was recently identified as having a learning disability? If so, there’s a NICHCY’s fact sheet that can help you understand how … [Read more...]

Baby communication milestones | Video

This 7-minute public service video for parents uses video of babies and toddlers to show the communication milestones expected in typically developing children. Also discussed are what parents should do if they suspect their child has a developmental delay. (posted December 18, 2012)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZSjm0drIGM  … [Read more...]

Infant and toddler development and milestones

This resource comes from PBS' series on child development and will help parents know what milestones to expect in their baby's growth, as well as track that growth on a timeline.  Pick from three age ranges: 0-6 months, 6 months-12 months, and 12-24 months. (posted January 4, 2013)http://www.pbs.org/parents/child-development/baby-and-toddler/baby-toddler-milestones/  … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.