A solid understanding of child development is essential for educators. (HDLH p.17)

 The manual was created (below) to offer culturally specific teachings and information about Ontario First Nations child development/child rearing to service providers who work with young First Nations families.

A Child Becomes Strong – Journeying Through Each Stage of the Life Cycle

This website has many resources to share with families about dental care.

Dental Care for Children

Parents are responsible for the well-being of their children, including protecting them from illness caused by diseases that are vaccine-preventable. Learn about vaccination and why it is important to your child’s health.

A Parent’s Guide to Vaccinations

A checklist for parents: To help you see if your child’s growth and development is on track, take a look at the Nipissing District Developmental Screen. This checklist is available for Ontario parents at no charge.

Information from Canada’s pediatricians.

Caring for Kids

This brochure offers simple guidelines regarding key communication skills children typically acquire by a certain age.

Speech & Language Hearing Milestones

This information is helpful for use with all language learners.

How to help your child learn new words

Articles & Videos (We welcome submissions!)

Molly Wright: How every child can thrive by five | TED Talk

Why You Should Consider Taking Children’s Naptime Outside (submitted by Rankin Day Care)

Brain Story Toolkit