This video highlights the Head Start strengths-based approach that recognizes families as their children’s first teachers and honors cultural perspectives when building relationships with families.
View this video to learn more about how staff and families can be empowered partners in children’s vision and eye health. Learn how to use Small Steps for Big Vision: An Eye Health Information Tool Kit.
This tip sheet for families explores how mental health consultants help adults build strong relationships with children. Consultants can help families address concerns about children's social-emotional development.
Long term use of pacifiers can affect your child’s bite and the growth of the jaws and bones that support their teeth. If your child shows no interest in giving up their pacifier by 18 months, they may need help to stop.
If your child’s dentist finds tooth decay and recommends a follow-up dental visit for treatment, it’s important for your child to get care. Receiving follow-up treatment is key to keeping your child healthy.
A dental visit by age 1 is key for building a lifetime of good oral health. Tooth decay can be prevented or managed with early dental visits and with good oral hygiene.
Explore this series of four tips sheets that is aimed at families seeking to promote positive behaviors in their child.
Taking care of yourself is important for responding well to a child’s challenging behavior.
Going to the dental office or clinic is a new and unfamiliar experience for children. Learn tips for helping young children prepare for a dental visit.
Learn why it is important for parents to be engaged in their child’s oral health and explore strategies and resources Head Start staff can use to engage parents in their child’s oral health.