HANDS OF OPPORTUNITY (RCOC)       

Creating Opportunity for Life's Potential through Learning and Living               

Child Development Resources

RCOC is a contracted provider for the Birth to Three program in Racine County. The following is the link to the State Birth to Three website. This website provides valuable information regarding policies/procedures along with family education articles.


State Birth to Three Website

The homepage for the State Birth to Three program.

www.dhfs.state.wi.us/bdds/b3.hrm


Every child goes through development on an individual basis. However, there are general guidelines that the majority of children follow - the link below will give you a guide of what a child should do at each age range.

www.cdc.gov/actearly/milestones


Toys for Children with Special Needs

At times, parents/caregivers have a difficult time knowing what types of toys work best if their child has any type of disability/set concerns. The link below is an excellent resource for ideas for toys for children of varying ages/abilities.

www.toysrus.com

then go to Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids


Children's Long-Term Support

There are various programs (Family Support/Katie Beckett/Autism Waiver) that a family can apply for through the following website:

www.compasswisconsin.org


Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Southeast Regional Center

The Center is housed at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, but provides various services:i

information/referral         family resource center             support groups database            training/workshops

information on medical home online library...

www.southeastregionalcenter.org


Wisconsin First Step

To find resources for children with disabilities or special needs...


www.mch-hotlines.org

Developmental Disabilities Information Service, INC.

A private, non-profit agency serving adults and children in Southeast Region of WI what are diagnosed with a developmental delay.

www.ddisracine.org

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