Tag: Southwest Human Development

Developmental disabilities month — Meeting developmental milestones

| February 25, 2020
Developmental disabilities month — Meeting developmental milestones

All children are unique, growing and developing in their own way with every parent and caregiver wanting to see their child meet typical milestones at the appropriate time.

Our Birth to Five Helpline early childhood specialists can help parents and caregivers know what to expect as children move through the ages and stages of their lives.

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More common questions for early childhood specialists!

| November 4, 2018
More common questions for early childhood specialists!

A few months ago we published some of our most common questions that callers ask our Birth to Five Helpline specialists. This month we thought we’d share a few more.

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New moms and parents: You are not alone!

| May 6, 2018
New moms and parents: You are not alone!

Southwest Human Development recommend our Birth to Five Helpline and the experienced early childhood specialists who answer the phones. They know the latest and best baby care and developmental information. More than that, they truly listen to learn about you and your baby and what you need.

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Seven ways to avoid the ‘Summer Slide’

| June 7, 2017
Seven ways to avoid the ‘Summer Slide’

School may be letting out, but the process of educating children shouldn’t come to an end for Valley parents.

That’s why Valley of the Sun United Way is offering parents a comprehensive list of seven ways to preventing the “Summer Slide” — the phenomenon that occurs when children are not participating in educational programming throughout the summer and return to school less equipped to learn and succeed.

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Birth to Five Helpline App has Launched!

| February 6, 2017
Birth to Five Helpline App has Launched!

The Birth to Five Helpline app allows you to easily one-click call, text, or e-mail the Birth to Five Helpline early childhood specialists directly from your phone.

Plus, you can visit the website here, donate or visit the Southwest Human Development and First Things First websites directly from the app!

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Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

| August 3, 2015
Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

Southwest Human Development has launched a unique early literacy project called Books for Babies … and Toddlers Too! The project’s cornerstone is a children’s book writing contest that is now accepting manuscript submissions of 600 words or less. You do the writing and Southwest Human Development will hire the illustrator, do the editing, layout and print the book!

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Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

| July 27, 2015
Books for Babies … and Toddlers, Too!

Southwest Human Development has launched a unique early literacy project called Books for Babies … and Toddlers Too! The project’s cornerstone is a children’s book writing contest that is now accepting manuscript submissions of 600 words or less. You do the writing and Southwest Human Development will hire the illustrator, do the editing, layout and print the book!

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Birth to Five Helpline Information

| March 30, 2015
Birth to Five Helpline Information

The Birth to Five Helpline is state’s only toll-free helpline for parents and caregivers who have questions or concerns about early childhood development or parenting. It’s a critical resource and support system around a wide range of issues that affect very young children and those who care for them.

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Birth to Five Helpline Information

| March 23, 2015
Birth to Five Helpline Information

The Birth to Five Helpline is state’s only toll-free helpline for parents and caregivers who have questions or concerns about early childhood development or parenting. It’s a critical resource and support system around a wide range of issues that affect very young children and those who care for them.

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