School Support Plans for Deployment-Tips for Parents

Why do schools need to know when a parent deploys?  Your children spend a large portion of their day in school, so teachers often notice changes or new behaviors. The value of parents and schools partnering to support military-connected children with the stressors of deployment is significant. As you know, having a parent away for Read More

Mumps Outbreak – Be Aware

Washington State is experiencing a Mumps outbreak. Here are some important facts about Mumps, some preventative measures, what to do if a family member gets Mumps and the counties that are hardest hit. The following information is from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases: What is Mumps? Mumps is an acute viral disease that is Read More

Developmental Screening (Birth to Three and Medically needed developmental screening)

What is Developmental Screening? Developmental screening is the practice of systematically looking for and monitoring signs that a young child may be delayed in one or more areas of development. Screening is not meant to establish a diagnosis for the child, but rather to help professionals and families determine whether more in-depth assessment is the Read More