Helpful Links & Resources
In our efforts to connect you with community resources in all areas of child development and information, please click on the link below that best meets your need. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us for extra assistance or dial 211 for Idaho's Care Line.
Founded in 2012, The Inland Northwest SIDS Foundation is dedicated to educating the public on safe sleep practices for infants, bringing awareness to SIDS/SUID and providing grief support to those who have experienced a SUID/SIDS loss.
- Monthly Safe Sleep Classes for new parents, caregivers, medical providers, & others.
- Monthly Grief Support meetings.
- Professional Training to Child Care Centers, Hospitals, Classrooms and more.
- Educational materials on SIDS, Safe Sleep, and grief support.
Idaho Parents Unlimited assists families of children with disabilities and supports, empowers, educates and advocates to enhance the quality of life for Idahoans with disabilities and their families.
For Information on:
- Idaho Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC)
- Community Health Services
- Color-Me-Healthy; Food & Nutrition
- Child Care Reference & Referrals
- Much more!
Idaho's Infant Toddler Program (ITP) coordinates a system of early intervention services to assist Idaho children birth to three years of age who have a developmental delay or who have conditions (such as prematurity, Down Syndrome, hearing loss) that may result in a developmental delay.
The ITP links children with services that promote their physical, mental and emotional development and supports the needs of their families. These can include therapeutic, educational, and supportive services, such as:
- Family education
- Speech therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Service coordination
- Family training
- Home visits
- Health services
The Idaho Early Learning eGuidelines is a resource designed to assist in guiding children’s development and learning. It is a foundational resource document which can be utilized in several different ways: This electronic format links to important resources, research, and supplemental information. The Idaho Early Learning eGuidelines utilizing the latest research in early childhood development.
The Panhandle Autism Society (PAS) is a chapter of the Autism Society of America. The Autism Society’s efforts are focused on meaningful participation and self-determination in all aspects of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. The Autism Society promotes individual, parental and guardian choice to assure that people on the autism spectrum are treated with dignity and respect.
The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this, AAP shall support the professional needs of its members. Please browse for any information you may need.
Jump Start Pediatric Therapy is a multidisciplinary private practice offering pediatric physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. They exclusively specialize in the evaluation and treatment of children from birth through adolescence to help children develop the skills they need to successfully participate in everyday activities such as walking, talking, eating, and playing at home, at school, and in the community. Their team of highly-trained physical, occupational, and speech therapists provide each child with the developmental, orthopedic, and neurological support they need.