Why does developmental health matter?

Babies don’t come with an instruction manual. It is hard to know what to expect at each age and how to interact with your child. The caregiver has the opportunity to foster development during the earliest months and years of a child’s life. Learn more about how a child’s early development is greatly affected by their caregiver.

Early Development

What is Developmental Health Kansas?

Kids should be given every opportunity to thrive during
their most important years. Developmental Health Kansas connects families to the information, resources and support in their communities. The below resources are here to help answer your questions about developmental health and screenings along with how to best advocate for your child. Get started below.

Ages and Stages Questionnaire
Social-Emotional Screening
The ASQ-3 For Children and Families

You are your child’s first and most important teacher.

It is not only important to help your child develop cognitively — your child’s social-emotional development is just as important. Below are some great parenting resources to get started.

You have the greatest impact on your child’s success. Tracking your child’s development helps you to be an informed advocate for your child’s health. Here are some helpful ways to support them and learn about developmental health and milestones.