Early Childhood Development

  • Behavioral consultants provide training for parents and child care providers in childcare settings to help young children develop positive behavioral skills. Program serves children age 5 and under in Douglas and Sarpy counties.
  • Promotes the school readiness of young children from low-income families through local programs. Head Start and Early Head Start programs support the mental, social, and emotional development of children from birth to age 5.
  • Offer early childhood services to young children with disabilities such as occupational and physical therapy, as well as child development centers.
  • Services coordinators find and link families with services to meet developmental, education, financial, health care, child care, respite care, and other needs. Services are available to children with special needs such as a genetic syndrome, those affected by their parent's use of drugs and/or alcohol, vision or …
  • Audiovisual and print materials are provided as support for early childhood professionals across all disciplines to support the needs of trainers and to provide opportunities for all those who work with young children and their families. Child Line provides informatrion, resources and support concerning early …
  • Preschool for children, ages 3-4, with identified disabilities such as severe delays in talking, significant delays in normal development or physical disabilities. 2 1/2 days for 3 days a week during regular school calendar. Also offer services for birth to 3 years.
  • Preschool for children, ages 3-4, with identified disabilities such as severe delays in talking, significant delays in normal development or physical disabilities. 2 1/2 days for 3 days a week during regular school calendar. Also offer services for birth to 3 years.

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