Parent Guides

Big Minds, Tiny Hands firmly believes that knowledge is power, and informative early intervention resources help facilitate a child’s greatest developmental potential. Below are links to resources that you may find helpful. To view a document, left-click on the link. To download a document, right-click on the link and choose “Save As”.

Download CDC’s Milestone App

Early Intervention Steps

A Parent’s Basic Guide to the Early Intervention Program
(English | Español)

Family Rights

Information regarding your rights as a parent in the Early Intervention Program (English)

Special Education in New York State for Children Ages 3-21

A Parent’s Guide to regulations and policies impacting special education programs and services (English | Español)

Developmental Checklists Birth to Five

Information for parent’s concerned about their child’s development (English)

Family Handout

Family Handout regarding the Early Intervention Program

Resource Guide for Families of Children with Disabilities

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Early Intervention, has developed a comprehensive Resource Guide for Families of Children with Developmental Delays. It provides information on community resources for parents/families of children with developmental delays and the professionals who work with them. (English)