Parents wanted to join Help Me Grow’s Parent Advisory Committee

Are you a parent or do you know a parent with experience with the various systems that serve children and families in Orange County?

Help Me Grow is creating a Parent Advisory Committee, and is seeking parents to join the group, which will work to strengthen the efforts of Help Me Grow to reach and engage parents and caregivers with young children. Help Me Grow promotes connections to programs and services for all families with children in Orange County.

Committee members will be compensated with a $25 gift card for attendance at monthly meetings starting in July. Committee members must have a child between the ages of 0 and 8, be available to meet monthly via Zoom, and be an Orange County resident. Prospective applicants will be contacted in June. Contact Help Me Grow OC Manager Rebecca Hernandez at rehernandez@choc.org with any questions.

ECHO Autism: Primary Care

ECHO AUTISM: PRIMARY CARE LEARNING COMMUNITY SERIES
1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 12pm-1pm PST

ECHO Autism is a virtual learning network to support health care providers in delivering evidenced-based care for their patients with autism through access to autism experts, including developmental behavioral pediatricians, psychologists, behavioral specialists, social workers, and parent advocate/educators.

For more information, contact Meghan Dawson at (949) 267-0462 or mndawson@uci.edu

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Help Me Grow OC Children’s Screening Registry (FREE)

The OC Children’s Screening Registry is an online database designed to enable primary health care providers and community-based providers to view and/or enter developmental and behavioral screening data and share information on referrals and outcomes.

This training covers user types, viewing functions and other features of the Registry such as: login; child search/add; entering screening results; referrals; and reports. Attendees with also receive supporting documents and hands-on practice utilizing the Registry.

Trainer: Jaquely Norton, M. A.

Participants: New OC Children’s Screening Registry users or those seeking a refresher

Materials Needed: Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop, with Wi-Fi capability, for the hands-on portion of the training

For Additional Information: Call (949) 267-0312 or email OCScreeningRegistry@choc.org

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Family Support Network

Developmental Screenings Calendar of Events

The Developmental Screening Program is designed for children ages 0-5. Focusing in 7 key areas of Development.  A comprehensive screening is conducted for developmental, cognitive, emotional/behavioral, and physical health.  Qualified therapists screen children in the following areas: gross and fine motor skills, speech and language, vision, hearing, dental health, physical health and emotional/behavior health.

Participating in all screenings are the following agencies:

Providence Speech and Hearing Center  ·  Western Youth Services
Intervention Center for Early Childhood  ·  Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County
Regional Center of Orange County · Blind Children’s Learning Center

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Children’s Bureau
Infant/Toddler Home Visitation Program

If you have a child age 0 to 5 years, we are here to help you:

  • Boost your confidence as a parent
  • Help your child grow up healthy
  • Learn parenting techniques that really work

Please call (714) 399-2621 for more information

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