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Children and Adolescent Mental Health and Trauma

Why Technology Makes it Hard to Raise Mentally Strong Kids Psychology Today – Aug 14, 2017 According to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation, kids use their electronics an average of seven-and-a-half hours each day. And it’s becoming clear that too much… Continue Reading →

How to Help Your Kids Succeed in School

Tips and Activities for Parents of Preschool to Grade 5 Kids WHAT IS THIS BOOK ABOUT? This book provides practical advice and specific activities parents can use to help their kids excel in school. WHO IS THIS BOOK FOR? This book is for parents… Continue Reading →

Wisconsin Law

The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a variety of popular law-related education resources that provide valuable information to the public, parents, teachers, and teens. Download the following free resources “What you should know about Wisconsin Law” and “Teens in the Law.”      … Continue Reading →

Parents in Partnership

Each academic year Wisconsin Statewide Parent Educator Initiative (WSPEI) holds a Leadership Development Opportunity for Families of Children with Disabilities Ages 6 to 14.  Parents in Partnership asists parents to: learn about valualble resources plan ahead for their child and… Continue Reading →

CESA 7 Family Engagement Resources

WSPEI is designed to support parents of children with disabilities in understanding and participating in the Special Education process. In order to help schools improve partnerships with families of children with disabilities, the Department of Public Instruction developed the Wisconsin… Continue Reading →

Annual Safe Kids Door County Day

Safe Kids Day is each year in August. The event is FREE and filled with tips about biking, sun protection, animals, poison prevention, fire, playgrounds, safe sleep, boating, swimming and more. For questions or more information please call the Health… Continue Reading →

The Raising of America: Signature Hour

FREE Public Event: Light dinner and refreshments will be served A strong start for all our kids can lead to a healthier, safer, better educated and more prosperous and equitable America. The Raising of America – Signature Hour is the… Continue Reading →

2018 Community & Other Training Opportunities

Door County Department of Human Services is pleased to provide a series of training opportunities to be used as an ongoing shared learning experience related to topics concerning brain development, health and wellness. We bring these trainings to you with… Continue Reading →

Text4Baby

Text4Baby is a service from the National Healthy Babies, Healthy Mothers Coalition. Expectant and new parents can sign up to get weekly text messages about their child’s development.         

CDC: Developmental Milestones and Tracker APP

Print Milestone Checklist Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move (crawling, walking, etc.).   Your… Continue Reading →

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