Family Resources

Child Growth & Development

 A child’s early health is an important factor in their readiness for school and life.  Check out the resources below to ensure your child is meeting their developmental milestones and for resources if you suspect your child might need additional support.

Developmental Screenings Help Your Child Grow Up Healthy!

Familiarize yourself with the CDC milestones to know what to expect as children grow. Regular developmental screenings with early childhood professionals can help keep track of your child’s developmental milestones and give you information and tools to support your child as they grow.

All About Young Children: Information for Families on Children’s Early Development

Online publication providing resources in various languages for families based on the California Infant/Toddler Learning & Development Foundations and the California Preschool Learning Foundations. Families can find out what skills help children from birth to age five learn, how they learn language, how they learn about feelings and relationships, how they learn about numbers, and how they become skillful at moving their bodies.

The Parent Toolkit App is an online resource to help families navigate their child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. Also available in Spanish , the app allows families to access academic benchmarks, as well as health and wellness resources including physical development and nutritional information.

Vroom

Vroom is a source of creative tools and materials that inspire families to turn everyday moments into brain-building moments. It was developed with thoughtful input from parents, early childhood experts, neuroscientists, families and community leaders.

Learn the Signs. Act Early

From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. The CDC has provided a resource to track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.

Sesame Street in Communities

When a child endures a traumatic experience, the whole family feels the impact. But, adults hold the power to help lessen the effects of trauma. Sesame Street has created a suite of resources to help children cope with trauma.

Talk. Read. Sing (First 5 CA)

First 5 CA has a variety of resources focused on early language, reading, brain, and motor development.  Resources include activities, downloads, videos and more!

QSLA is proud of the many resources available on our website and hope they support your program and your family. If you are interested in sharing any of our QSLA created resources with your communities or on your website, social media or other platforms, please give QSLA credit by tagging us on Facebook @QualityStartLosAngeles or Twitter @QualityStartLA or sharing the link to our website for the resource.