Resources for Parents/Caregivers
Explore Learning Resources
Reliable information from non-profit, research-based sources — for parents.
Learning and behavior handouts for parents/teachers.
Click on Backpack Connections.
Tips on challenging behavior and more. Click on Family Articles.
Developmental timeline for ages birth to 5 yrs.
Free materials and tools to track development.
Free science based tips and tools for play and learning.
Sparks Video Series
Browse the Sparks video series for information about child development milestones, parenting challenges (and tips) for ages from birth through 5 years.
Questions about language development? Get information about common learning differences and next steps for support.
Positive Parenting Tips
What to expect at each stage of development in ages birth through teens.
Explore Support Services
Services supporting children and parents
Helps Oregon families find and connect to local resources.
Oregon Early Intervention Providers
Who to call when there are concerns for development.
What is Early Intervention?
Learn about services to help young kids meet milestones.
National Parent Helpline
Parents and caregivers can speak to a trained advisor and get support and parenting help.
Parent Powered site that uses Text to deliver info to parents.
Online Physical Therapy (PT) Guide - How all children may benefit
This guide describes conditions that may be benefitted by PT, and signs to look for in early childhood.
Support for families entering and navigating special education services in Oregon.
Support for families of children with behavior concerns. Connect by Helpline, live chat, or email.