The website has information on a wide range of health topics, including safety, fitness, school issues, dating, substance abuse; emotional wellness, including helping children handle stress, psychiatric medications, grief. It also provides information about healthy living, family life, immunizations, developmental stages and more.
Anyone with young children in their life can use this website to learn about Ohio’s early childhood programs, resources and agencies. There is helpful information about developmental milestones, screenings, emotional wellness tips, healthy pregnancy and more.
Child Care Search: childcaresearch.ohio.gov
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Sends free games, tips, and resources right to your cell phone. Messages are targeted to your child’s age and include information on child development, language, early literacy, health, safety, behavioral tips and more.
Text BRIGHT to 274448 to sign up
Text STOP to 274448 to stop
Text HELP to 274448 for help
General Questions: (303) 433-6200
Download the free development tracker to follow a child’s normal development from age 2 months old to 5 years. Get tips from CDC for encouraging your child’s development; and find out what to do if you are ever concerned about how your child is developing.
This toolkit contains helpful online handouts with nutritional and developmental information for parents and physicians of newborns to teens, to help prevent childhood obesity.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-4824 or (614) 644-7035
Provides information about early detection of developmental delays, tools and resources to maximize all children’s motor, sensory, and communication development. Resources include free online courses, a free app, videos and games for children, and educational information for parents organized by age and developmental milestones.
Toll-free Parent-Answered National Hotline: (800) 955-2445
Created by Mount Sinai Parenting Center, Sparks is a parent video series for parents of children from birth through 5 years of age. Sparks provides information about safety, sleep, nutrition, parent-child bonding, development and growth. This information is available in Spanish as well. You can also sign up to receive these videos by text! Parents will receive automatic text updates with your next video link as your child grows.
Text SPARKS to (844) 650-1210
Early intervention is a range of services for infants and toddlers up to age three who are experiencing a delay in some area of their development.
Offers helpful information about behavior, development, care and education of infants in their first 3 years of life. Access free resources and articles to learn what to expect as your child grows, how to deal with challenging behaviors, and evidence-based parenting practices.