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Resources for Parents

Birth to Three Services

If you have concerns about your child’s development, talk with your pediatrician. You can also contact the early childhood development and family support program (in Kansas or Missouri) serving infants and toddlers from birth to age three who have developmental disabilities or delays. In Kansas, contact Infant Toddler Services. Learn more about Kansas Infant Toddler Services.

In Missouri, contact First Steps. Contact information for Missouri First Steps is organized by region. Learn more about Missouri First Steps.

First Signs

First Signs is dedicated to educating parents and professionals about autism and related disorders. The First Signs website provides a wealth of vital resources, covering a range of issues: from monitoring development, to concerns about a child; from the screening and referral process, to sharing concerns.

Visit First Signs

Zero to Three

The Zero to Three website provides information for early child development, well-being and learning. Zero to Three also supports parents with practical resources that help them connect more positively, deeply and continuously with their babies.

Visit Zero to Three

Milestone Tracking

CDCs Milestone tracker app

Other milestone tracking resources provided by the CDC:

CDC Milestone Tracking Resources

KC Family Attractions

Explore family friendly attractions in Kansas City such as LEGOLAND, the Kansas City Zoo, Crayola Cafe and Science City.

KC Family Attractions

Last modified: Sep 28, 2018
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Visiting the Lab

Baby Lab at
KU Medical Center

2000 Olathe Blvd.
Miller Building, Room 1031

Baby Lab at
KU Edwards Campus

12600 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS 66213

Visit the contact us page for details on how to locate the Baby Labs. Free parking is available for participants.