Community Partnerships have been established with several organizations to promote family engagement, early language and literacy experiences, and school readiness. Our goal is to continue to build partnerships with additional community organizations that provide support for families and young children.
ADDITIONAL EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCES
These resources can assist parents and caregivers identify, evaluate and access necessary services and supports. Focused on children with disabilities the links below connect to local, regional and national websites to help you locate information about your child’s diagnosis or condition, identify strategies to help you advocate for your child, and develop community connections for
resources and support.
Nebraska Early Learning Guidelines, Birth through age 3:
These voluntary guidelines are a resource for adults who care for infants and toddlers, and they serve as a companion to the Nebraska Early Learning Guidelines for Ages 3 to 5 published in January 2005. We hope you find this document useful in better unsupportive ways you can promote the growth, learning, and well-being of children in your carederstanding how positive relationships, care, interactions, and routines support the learning and development of babies from the very beginning. These Guidelines are not intended to cover every possible aspect of early development, but instead to offer some ideas as you think about the many interesting and every day.
Nebraska Early Learning Guidelines, Ages 3 through 5:
These guidelines have been updated with more emphasis on meeting the diverse needs of children, new formatting for
easier use, current research based recommendations, and strategies to support teaching with intent throughout the day.
Nebraska Early Development Network
The Early Development Network-Babies Can't Wait can help you and your family support and promote your child’s development, within your family activities and community life. Nebraska’s Early Development Network supports children birth through three years of age who have special developmental needs.
Downs Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands
DSA is a non-profit agency founded in 1999 and based in Omaha, Nebraska. We are parents, advocates, educators and medical professionals. DSA is affiliated with the National Down Syndrome Society, the National Down Syndrome Congress, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation and Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action.
Nebraska Department of Education: Rule 51:
NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RULE 51 REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
Nebraska Department of Education: Rule 52:
REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS FOR THE PROVISION OF EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES-birth through age 3.