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There are may local, state and national resources available that promote the advocacy of children with possible developmental delays and the opportunities/services, and rights available to them and their families.


It is WV Birth to Three's goal to provide parents and professionals with resources that can assist them in providing outstanding care for their children with development delays.

Child Health and Development

Disabilities

Family Resources

Research to Practice

70 new practice guides from the Center on Early Literacy and Learning - infant through preschool

The Center for Early Literacy Learning is pleased to announce the publication of 70 new practice guides on their website, www.earlyliteracylearning.org. These practice guides were prepared to help practitioners and parents promote the early and emergent literacy skills of young children with disabilities or delays. The practice guides are organized by the child's age and the type of literacy skill. There are 31 infant, 22 toddler, and 17 preschool practice guides that can be printed and used by parents or practitioners.

Positive Behavior Support

Individualized Positive Behavior Support, referred to as Positive Behavior Support throughout this website, is a process for understanding and resolving the problem behavior of children that is based on values and empirical research. It offers an approach for developing an understanding of why the child engages in problem behavior and strategies for preventing the occurrence of problem behavior while teaching the child new skills. Positive behavior support offers a holistic approach that considers all factors that have an impact on a child and the child’s behavior. It can be used to address problem behaviors that range from aggression, tantrums, and property destruction to social withdrawal.

The Importance of Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and their

First Five Years Fund

State and National Resources

Vision/Hearing Impairment