As families begin to look for summer programs and sign their kids up, we asked our partner Seattle Children’s PlayGarden to share a few simple tips for making enrollment inclusive for families that include a child with a disability.
King County is now an official Help Me Grow member! Why is this exciting? Help Me Grow is a national model. Now that King County is an approved member, we can move forward working with communities and families to build Help Me Grow in King County so that families can access the support they need, when, how and where they need it. When communities, families and caregivers build Help Me Grow, they can make it work best for them. Read on to meet the people behind Help Me Grow and learn more.
Jennifer and her daughter Connie enrolled in the Parent-Child Home Program–a program supported by Best Starts for Kids. Learn how they benefited. So much so that Jennifer has gone on to work for Parent-Child Home Program as a home visitor!
We partnered with Seattle Children’s PlayGarden to apply their expertise to help organizations throughout King County understand disability and feel empowered to say “yes!” to kids with disabilities.
The Best Starts for Kids Implementation Manager is a new position that will provide high-level project and program management to Best Starts’ implementation activities. Applications close January 2, 2019!
While a child’s brain is still developing, simple everyday interactions can serve as important tools to nurture a growing mind. Check out these easy crafts that you and your children can do together during Winter break!
Congratulations to Open Arms Perinatal Services, our awardee for both the Prenatal Support and Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Services funding opportunities!
We need your input! We invite parents and primary care and service providers to take this 15-20 minute survey to help ensure that King County has a developmental screening and referral process that will work for all providers and families.
Join Best Starts for Kids’ 2019 cohort of Ages & Stages Questionnaires® (ASQ) trainers!
The Capacity Building Support RFQ is now open. This funding opportunity invites proposals from skilled capacity building organizations and individuals. Applications are due January 7, 2019!