Child’s Brain Development

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Brains are built over time, but the primary foundations are constructed very early in life. While many factors influence brain development, your early interactions have the most impact – and they include talking, reading, and singing. – See more at: First 5 California’s Learning Center.

10 Ways to Be an Effective Advocate for Your Child at School

An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.

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2019 Recommended Vaccinations for Infants and Children (birth through 6 years)

Take a look at CDC’s helpful charts! Available in both English and Spanish.

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Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Tipsheet

For more information about child abuse and neglect, view this tipsheet.

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Donate to First 5 Yolo

Go to the county website to donate to First 5 Yolo.

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Northern California Children’s Therapy Center: Developmental Playgroups

Join our Developmental Playgroups every Wednesday, starting November 20th, from 9:30am-11:00am.

First 5, partners launch ‘All Together Now’ campaign for California’s young kids

In mid-August, First 5 joined with fellow early childhood advocates to launch All Together Now, a new campaign and rallying cry to amplify the need to make policies, practices, and systems better for California’s kids.

5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return

This video from the Center on Developing Child at Harvard University breaks down serve and return into 5 simple steps.

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