ECPAC strives to increase access to information for families and caregivers to support children’s healthy development and caregiver well-being. ECPAC works with partners and families to develop informational materials that are culturally relevant to the families in our community.
ECPAC strongly recommends that partners attend a training or watch the online training before using these materials as knowing the research, content, and ways to best support families and start important conversations through the materials is critical:
Children’s early literacy development begins at birth. Building a strong vocabulary through talking, singing, and play, and having access to books has been shown to increase children’s readiness for school. Literacy and reading are critical for life long school success:
Everyone has mental health – even babies. Just as we nurture our children’s physical health, it is important to nurture their mental health through strong social emotional development! Materials are available by age group:
The Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines describe the path of children’s learning and development from birth to eight years old. They’re designed so that everyone who cares for young children can play an important part in giving Colorado’s kids a healthy start.
Pregnancy-Related Depression and Anxiety are the most common complications of childbirth and can make life and parenting even more difficult. Below you will find information about signs, symptoms, and ways to receive support.