Raising Young Children in a New Country: Supporting Early Learning and Health Development

9/2013

This illustrated handbook for immigrant families raising children between the ages of 0 and 5 is designed to provide families with basic information about early childhood development; age-appropriate discipline strategies; and the availability of services, support, and family engagement opportunities. It highlights the following six themes: family well-being; safety and protection; guidance and discipline; healthy brain development; early learning and school readiness; and connecting to early care and education. The handbook is also available in Arabic and will soon be available in Spanish.

Source: Project Launch (and Bridging Refugee Youth and Children Services)

Available at: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/cultural-linguistic/docs/raising-young-children-in-a-new-country-bryc5.pdf

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