What Is Domestic Violence?

Use this resource to learn what domestic violence is and how it affects children and families. Find out about resources for children and families experiencing domestic violence.

Lead Screening: Well-Child Health Care Fact Sheet

Lead screening detects the risk for lead poisoning by measuring the amount of lead in the blood. Lead poisoning can cause serious injury to children. Health managers, staff, and disability coordinators can review this sheet for basic facts about lead and lead screening. Staff may find it useful in supporting positive health and developmental outcomes for children.

Supporting the A in STEAM with Infants and Toddlers

From an early age, the arts can help children communicate and connect. Discover how arts experiences support young children's development across the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework domains.

Oral Health Case Management in Head Start

In this issue, learn how programs can use case management to improve the oral health of children in Head Start. Find out how case managers and parents can work together to meet children's oral health needs.

Pregnancy and Oral Health

Learn about oral health issues that may happen during pregnancy. Find tips on how Head Start staff can help pregnant women keep their mouths healthy.

Oral Health, Overall Health, and Learning

Explore this tip sheet to learn about oral health’s role in overall health and learning. Discover the Head Start Program Performance Standards related to oral health and your state dental periodicity schedule.

Responsive Learning Environments

Learning environments are everywhere. They include the home, outdoors, classrooms, and more. Discover ways to use the environment to support all children's school readiness.