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New tool to help identify developmental milestones available to share with families

  • child development

The new Ages and Stages online tool offers activities that families can do with their child to promote healthy development.

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What to expect at your child’s age and stage of development

  • child development

All children develop differently, but it helps to know if your child is meeting typical milestones and what to look for if you have any concerns.

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Childhood immunization rates slipping to dangerously low levels

  • child development

FTF is working with early childhood partners to urge families to keep their babies, toddlers and preschoolers on schedule for their immunizations.

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Dear Dads: You’re doing fine

  • fatherhood

Now’s a good time to think about the important role you play in your child’s life and have a game plan for dealing with stress and uncertainty.

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Dramatic drop in screening referrals prompts concern for early intervention for Arizona’s young…

  • child development

A 50% drop in referrals to Arizona’s Early Intervention Program has partners trying to reach parents about the importance of early screenings.

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FTF-funded program fills assessment gap through online developmental screenings

  • child development

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension has started offering free virtual developmental screenings in some of FTF’s rural and tribal regions.

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Two grants awarded to help reduce preschool expulsions in southeastern Arizona

  • child development

The FTF Cochise Region and FTF Graham/Greenlee Region recently received two separate grants to fund early childhood mental health consultation.

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Finding a trusted voice in nurses

  • child development

The FTF Community Outreach team recently trained nurses from the Arizona High Risk Perinatal Program in early childhood resources available for families.

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Helping bridge the service gap for children with special needs

  • child development

A pilot program is providing support for families who have developmental concerns about their child, but aren’t eligible for special needs services.

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