Resources

Birth-5 Development

resourcesOffice of the State Superintendent of Education DC
http://osse.dc.gov

Infant Massage USA
http://www.infantmassageusa.org/

Mayo Clinic
Healthy Lifestyle
Infant and Toddler Health
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/infant-massage/MY01972

Center for Disease and Control and Prevention- Developmental Milestones
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones

Hitos del desarrollo y crecimiento (español)
http://www.nacersano.org/centro/9256_10057.asp

Oral Motor Development

Feeding Matters
https://www.feedingmatters.org/

Day 2 Day Parenting- Oral Motor Activities
http://day2dayparenting.com/turning-oral-motor-activities-play/

Communication Development

Play with Words 365
http://www.playingwithwords365.com

Communication Temptations
http://www.talkingkids.org/2011/07/communication-temptations-how-use-your.html

The MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventories
http://mb-cdi.stanford.edu

Motor Skill Development

Hands on as We Grow
http://handsonaswegrow.com/kids-activities/gross-motor-activities/

Imagination Tree
http://theimaginationtree.com/2013/09/40-fine-motor-skills-activities-for-kids.html

Motor Development for Children with Special Needs
http://www.specialneeds.com/activities/general-special-needs/gross-motor-skill-activities
http://www.the-special-needs-child.com/Gross-motor-activities.html

Community Resources

KidFriendly DC
www.kidfriendlydc.com

Washington Parents
http://www.washingtonparent.com/

Day 2 Day Parenting
http://day2dayparenting.com/

First 5 California
http://first5california.com/parents

DC Urban Moms and Dads
www.dcurbanmom.com

Strong Start Playgroups
For more information or to register, contact Christopher Chapman at Strong Start via email at christopher.chapman@dc.gov

DC Library Story Time
www.dclibrary.org

Ready Rosie
readyrosie.com

Autism Resources

Communication Games

Motor Skills Tools

Autism Resources for Families

Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents

Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping

CDC Autism Links and Resources

Operation Autism for Military Families

Academic Accommodation Resources

Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips

Estate Planning for Parents of Kids with Autism

National Associations

National Down Syndrome Society
http://www.ndss.org/

Autism Speaks
https://www.autismspeaks.org

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