Information to families to help give a better understanding of how Covid-19 may be affecting their social, emotional and mental health.
Understanding Child Development for Families
As a parent, you know your child best. However, we know how incredibly difficult it can be to understand all aspects of infant, child and teenage development and especially how to support a child at each stage. While there may be similarities with other children, your child’s emotional, physical and cognitive development may be different. Deepening your understanding of child or teen development helps you build stronger relationships with your child/ren, setting the foundation for your child to thrive.
As nurturing and affectionate parents, we all need to continue to learn and change how we respond to our children’s needs, especially as they go through different stages. We also know that parents of children with disabilities may benefit from additional support and resources to help them too.
SPIN provides latest information that is happening in Hawai’i to families and providers regarding educational service, healthcare, and more.
Autism Speaks provides educational resources and support for families and providers with autism. Tools and resources are recommended by the Covid-19 Autism Research Community Task Force.
Learn How to Keep Your Child Safe During the Pandemic.
Learn how to keep your children safe while they’re at home or while they’re traveling.
Use the free Vroom app to get tips on healthy brain development for your children from birth to age five.
Learn about your child’s developmental milestones from birth to age five and how your child plays, learns, acts, speaks and moves.
Tips and information to help raise happy and healthy children at different stages of their development. Child development milestones
Strengthen Your Family in Five Ways. All families benefit when they have these five strengths. Learn more about them and explore ways to build the strengths for your family.
What should I do if someone
is being abused or neglected? This tip sheet will provide you with more information about what child abuse and neglect is and what to do if you or a friend isn’t safe.
Every child grows and reaches milestones in their development. Track your child’s development and learn what to do if you have concerns.
Resources for Parenting. Find information on how to communicate, discipline, and implement structure with your children.
Whether it is virtual story time, an online reading challenge for your children, or imagine a story with your LEGO, the Hawaii State Public
Ever want to talk to your children about feelings and emotions but you wanted to get some help?
Workshops are all held via Zoom. Please call The Parent Line (808) 526-1222 to attend and get the link. Click HERE and HERE for the upcoming workshop topics!
For more workshops, please visit the Parent Line website and look for more virtual parenting workshops.
A child’s early learning years, prenatal to age 8, are a critical time of brain development where children build the foundations for success in life.
(808)832-3100 – Oahu
All Islands, Toll Free
1(800)985-5990 Multilingual COVID-19 Emotional Distress
If you or a loved one is feeling anxious, has a crisis, thinking of suicide, or need access to mental health or substance use treatment, experiencing distress related to COVID-19 & other disasters, help is available. Visit Hawaii CARES.
Domestic Violence Action Center Help Lines
Call (808)531-3771 – Oahu
Call 1(800)690-6200 – Toll Free
If it is an emergency, please call 911. Domestic Violence Action Center provides information on ways to get help & answers to questions about domestic violence.
Call Monday -Friday 8am-5pm