Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers
First Steps EIP
First Steps EIP is a program from the Mississippi State Department of Health that matches the unique needs of infants and toddlers who have developmental delays, or a birth condition that could cause a developmental delay, with Early Intervention services and resources within the community.
Early Childhood Special Education
The Mississippi Department of Education’s Early Childhood Special Education page provides information on MS Dept. of Education programs and resources for technical assistance.
Medicaid & CHIP
The Mississippi Children’s Health Insurance Program provides health insurance for eligible families in Mississippi.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program
WIC is a special supplemental food program for pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women, infants, and children under five years of age. WIC helps you and your baby get healthy foods and healthy advice in the first years of life. Visit WIC at the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Child Development Online Resources
Understanding how children grow and what things are needed to make sure their growth is healthy is important for anyone caring for them. Below is a list of online resources about child development: