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20 Jul · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Guest Blogger: – Katie Naman Prince, Help Me Grow Alabama Director

                I can not be more excited to be a part of the “perfect storm” that is currently happening within Alabama’s early childhood system of care. Early childhood professionals across all systems are working together to leverage resources and accomplish positive change in the most effective and efficient …

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23 Mar · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Event: BabyPalooza Baby & Maternity Expo

Becoming a parent can be overwhelming, especially to first-time parents. The Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Tour is here to help. The Babypalooza Expo and Parenting Conference Throughout the year we host baby and maternity expos where young couples can come and connect to local resources and learn all about what the community has to offer …

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2 Dec · admin · No Comments

Text4baby

Photo Credit Have you heard about Text4baby? Text4baby is a free mobile health service that provides health information in English and Spanish to women during pregnancy through a child’s first birthday. As the largest mobile health initiative in the nation, Text4baby reaches more than 900,000 moms and is available in all 50 states and the …

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23 Sep · admin · No Comments

Reach Out and Read

Did you know that reading aloud is often recognized as the single most important activity leading to language development? Reach Out and Read is one of the leading organizations that promotes early literacy and school readiness by prescribing books to children as young as six months old. Reach Out and Read has been a valuable Help …

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19 Aug · admin · No Comments

Easter Seals: Make The First Five Count

Did you know that the first five years of children’s lives shapes their future health, happiness, growth, and development?  Easter Seals is a leading provider of child development services and they encourage families to Make The First Five Count. Their website has valuable developmental information and services that help guide parents through the early years …

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29 Jul · admin · No Comments

HMG Partners with Western Health Center

HMG Central Alabama Coordinator, Danna with Super Why Exciting things are happening in Central Alabama! Through our great partnership with Reach Out and Read-Alabama, Help Me Grow care coordinators are building relationships with pediatricians and engaging families in their medical home to demonstrate the impact reading can have on the developing brain and connect families …

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1 Jul · admin · No Comments

Brandon’s Story: The Impact of Early Intervention

This 2015 Telly Award winning video features Brandon’s mother as she talks about the importance and impact of early intervention on her son’s life and on her family. You’ll also hear from Brandon, who is a teenager and talented musician.

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22 Apr · admin · No Comments

April is… National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Felicia Wilburn is the Early Childhood Resource Coordinator for the Alabama Partnership for Children (APC) and shares below on how the APC is helping prevent child abuse through resources and programs. Babies don’t come with instructions. Many times parents lack knowledge of child development and parenting skills to nurture their child’s development. Without this knowledge, parents …

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Help Me Grow Alabama

Help Me Grow Alabama is a program of the Alabama Partnership for Children as an affiliate of the Help Me Grow National Network.

 

Help Me Grow Alabama is funded by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education through the Preschool Development Grant, the Alabama Department of Human Resources, and the Alabama Department of Mental Health through a Project LAUNCH Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association.

 

Help Me Grow Alabama partners with 2-1-1 Connects Alabama for implementation in nine regions of the state.

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