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South Dakota Specific Resources

South Dakota Bright Start - Comprehensive early childhood initiative

South Dakota Birth to Three

South Dakota Head Start Collaboration Office

South Dakota Head Start Association

South Dakota Newborn Hearing Screening

South Dakota Parent Connection We connect families caring for children/youth (ages birth to 26) with the full range of disabilities or special health care needs to information, training and resources in an environment of support, hope and respect.

SDSD SDSD has worked to provide quality educational programs and support services for deaf and hard of hearing children and their families.

South Dakota Department of Health Child & Family Services

South Dakota WIC; public health & nutrition program

South Dakota Statewide Family Engagement Center

Center for Disabilities University of South Dakota

KidsCount Data Center

For baby's sake; Healthier moms+Healthier babies

Early Learners South Dakota

Statewide 211 SD Community Resources

Resources to support children's growth, development and safety

Early Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC)

Office of Child Care - Resources for Parents and Providers

National Resource Center for Health and Safety In Child Care and Early Education - Improving the Quality of Out-of-Home Child Care and Early Education

Caring for Our Children - National Health and Safety Guidelines

Center for Early Literacy Learning - Resources for parents and professionals

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Developmental Milestones

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Act Early in Spanish

Child Care Aware; child care resource

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ecta) Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes in Early Childhood

Fussy Baby Network - Family Support

Help Me Grow MN; Developmental Milestones ways to support & articles

Vroom; brain building tips in English or Spanish in weekly texts

ReadyRosie; Helping Families and schools work together

Think Small Minnesota

Trust for Learning; Parents as Consumers of Early Childhood Education

ParentPowered Texts to turn everyday moments into learning opportunities for children!

Birth to Five Watch Me Thrive Video

Early learning guidelines from other states

Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines

Georgia Early Learning and Developmental Standards

North Carolina Foundations for Learning and Development

National Resources

Child Trends Improving the lives and prospects of children and youth through high-quality research.

Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

National CMV Foundation Congenital Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is the most common viral infection, and the leading non-genetic cause of hearing loss, that infants are born with in the United States.

National Head Start Association

National Medical Home Information This Web site provides tools, resources, state specific information, and promising practices in pediatric medical home implementation.

National Association of the Education of Young Children: Promoting high-quality learning by connecting practice, policy, and research.

NAEYC Power to the Profession National collaboration to define the early childhood profession.

ZERO TO THREE Promotes healthy development of infants and toddlers.

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