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This directory of resources for families of young children was established through generous support from the Indiana State Department of Health, Maternal and Children's Special Health Care Services, Sunny Start: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Initiative.
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The Baby Center has a great article on how to play with your baby, "20 fun, silly, development-boosting games to play with your baby." There are sections devoted to birth through three months, four to six months, seven to nine months and ten through twelve months. There is dancing, playing dress-up, reading books, exploring kitchen bowls and tools, singing in different voices.
While you are at the Baby Center website, you can find information on pregnancy, lactation and child development.
About Special Kids (ASK)
Where Indiana families and professionals go to ASK questions about children with special needs.
05/07/2014 | IMIL-Moving with the Brain in Mind
The development of the brain in a child's first five years of life clearly shapes the learning capacity they have for the rest of their life.
04/29/2014 | Creating Mad Scientists in the Classroom
Science is all around us and children love to experiment most of all! Using the FOUNDATIONS to the Indiana Academic Standards for Young Children ...
04/26/2014 | From Tube to the Table: Treatment of the Tube Fed Child
This treatment packed, one-day course will focus on management of tube-fed infants and children with dysphagia, severe feeding aversion, poor weight gain and failure to thrive