With support from Help Me Grow National, we strengthened our relationship with the Stony Brook Hospital Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) sites, resulting in a 400% increase in referrals for mothers with young children.
We worked with Bethany House, a shelter for women and children, to train their staff to support child development and provide developmental screening to the children they serve.
Developmental and Social Emotional Screening in Child Care
Docs for Tots led several cohorts of child care providers in an ongoing Long Island Learning Collaborative in conjunction with the Child Care Councils of Nassau and Suffolk. Read here about the past trainings, and how to sign up for a free future training.
This training was exceptional! I learned so much from the “leaders” of this cohort… I have done developmental checklists in my child care center before but the ASQ3 and ASQSE bring it to the next level and include the parents… I am so excited to bring this to my center in the New Year!
Child care provider in a recent training session
We published our first HMG-LI Annual Reportsummarizing the data collected over a year.
2020 Highlights 2020 has presented challenges for many families with young children worldwide. Docs for Tots has been fortunate to be able to continue . . . Read More
Investing in quality early learning programs is the most efficient way to affect school and life success and to reduce social expenditures later.
Docs for Tots is a non-profit, non-partisan organization led by pediatricians to promote practices, policies, and investments that will enable young children to thrive. Docs for Tots creates linkages between doctors, policymakers, early childhood practitioners, and other stakeholders to ensure that children grow up healthy. As doctors, we are action-oriented and deeply committed to improving the lives of young children and their families.