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January 2022

Happy New Year!

BRITE ITMH Tips

Check out a few tips cards that our Infant-Toddler Mental Health Consultants created to be used as a resource for Family Day Care and Group Family Day Care providers: Tip 1: Connecting Language to feelings / Conectar el lenguaje con …
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Promoting Social Emotional Development and Early Childhood Mental Health in Young Children

A Roadmap for Long Island In October of 2021 three institutions dedicated to the health and well-being of children declared a National Emergency in Children’s Mental Health. Help Me Grow – Long Island’s latest report “Promoting Social Emotional Development and …
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December 2021

Merry Christmas from Docs for Tots!

Docs for Tots in 2021

Making Best Practice Everyday Practice in Support of Young Kids Help Me Grow – Long Island, a regional partnership promoting early childhood development, rose to the unprecedented challenges of COVID in 2020, doubling the number of vulnerable families aided and …
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November 2021 News from Docs for Tots

Check out our newsletter and see what we’re up to 🙂 In case you missed it – here is our November Newsletter. See what we’re currently reading that’s relevant to the work we do here at Docs for Tots.

NEW Early Childhood Educators’ Screening Collaborative Launching 2022

Now Accepting Applications!  Help Me Grow-Long Island, in partnership with the Child Care Councils of Nassau and Suffolk, and QUALITYstarsNY, is launching the newest cohort of the Early Childhood Educators’ Screening Collaborative. This is a free program that teaches childcare …
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Bouncing Back for Babies

​Donate to Docs for Tots so kids 0 to 5 can thrive! Many of us have had a rough couple of years and are in a period of recovery. Bouncing back is especially important for those of us caring for and …
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October 2021 News from Docs for Tots

Reducing disparities and improving outcomes for young children. In case you missed it – here is our October Newsletter. Our team was so excited and overjoyed by our surprise visit from Rose and Baby Ezra.  Are you subscribed to our newsletter?

Webinar on Centering the Family Experience: What does it mean for Preschool Special Education access across the state?

Webinar Summary Help Me Grow Long Island was thrilled to partner with Education Trust New York and Kids Can’t Wait Campaign to get the word out regarding the recent report Centering the Family Experience: Implications for Long Island Early Childhood …
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In large part, science has shown us how to best support the health and development of our youngest children – we need to start doing it.

Liz Isakson, MD, FAAP, Executive Director, Docs for Tots