Resources


Great Start Montcalm Resources Directory 2016

ACEs Connection Network – ACEs Connection is a social network that accelerates the global movement toward recognizing the impact of adverse childhood experiences in shaping adult behavior and health, and reforming all communities and institutions — from schools to prisons to hospitals and churches — to help heal and develop resilience rather than to continue to traumatize already traumatized people.

Alpha Family Center  – Alpha Family Center is a faith based pregnancy resource center dedicated to helping those in Montcalm County and the surrounding community with practical assistance and parent education. All services are free.

Car Seat Safety – Infant car seats should not be used outside of the car for sleeping.

Chance at Childhood – Promotes the protection of the well-being of children and families through integrated education and advocacy. Certificate programs, Continuing education and Law and social work Clinics.

Early On Consultant/Project Find Referral Process

EightCAP, Inc. Community Resource Directory

Family Engagement in Anywhere, Anytime Learning

How a raisin can predict a toddler’s future academic ability

Kindergarten, the New First Grade

Local Healthy Kids Dental Providers

Montcalm County Community Resource Directory 2015-2016

Montcalm County Healthy Kids Dental Providers 2017

Montcalm County Libraries

Montcalm County Parks

Physical Fitness Opportunities

Promoting Seamless Transitions from Preschool to Kindergarten and Beyond

SIDS Parent Safe Sleep Information

Social Emotional Health Fact Sheet 2016

Tenn. district launches inclusive preschool classes
The Franklin Special School District in Tennessee is launching inclusive special-education preschool classes this fall. Each elementary school in the district will host one inclusive preschool class, in which four students without disabilities will act as peer role models. “These peers have the unique opportunity to learn at an early age the value of differences in people and the value of acceptance and understanding,” said special-populations supervisor Beth Herren.The Tennessean (Nashville) (tiered subscription model) (6/24/2013)

Texas School Triples Recess Time And Sees Immediate Positive Results In Kids