First Steps works to expand high-quality 4-year-old kindergarten opportunities in public and private settings.
VERY HELPFUL LINKS FOR PARENTS:
Gesell Radio provides helpful information and guidance to help parents and guardians act as advocates for their children and prepare their child’s body and mind for life!
Zero to Three a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. The mission of Zero to Three is to promote the health and development of infants and toddlers. Explore the Zero to Three Brain Map and learn more about how your baby’s brain develops during each period of brain growth. You’ll also learn what you can do to enrich a very young child’s development.
South Carolina Program for Infants and Toddlers (SCPITC) – Early Education Resources
Play and Learn Together: South Carolina Parent Guide to Early Learning Standards
The School Ready Child
Growth and Development
Zero To Three: National Center of Infant, Toddlers and Families
Behavior and Development
From Baby to Big Kid E-Newsletter
Age Appropriate Handouts on Your Child’s Development
Look. Listen. Ask. Know Before They Go. Download informational brochure here.
Read state requirements for different types of child care providers here.
Search for child care providers here.
Family Support Service Agencies
Dorchester County DSS