Children with diverse abilities have unique and important care requirements. It is important for families and providers to communicate about the unique needs of a child to ensure the best care possible. IdahoSTARS supports the right of young child and her or his family to participate in a broad range of activities and settings. We hope that children with and without disabilities and their families have a sense of belonging and membership, positive social relationships and friendships, and development and learning to reach their full potential.
The IdahoSTARS brochure, Monitoring Your Child's DevelopmentPDF helps Idaho families make the most of their child's early years. Parents have the most important role in supporting their child’s growth and learning. For this reason, parents are often the first to recognize when there might be a concern. A developmental screener can be used to determine if your child’s development is on track, and if there is a concern which requires further assessment or evaluation. This brochure offers information on developmental screenings, a checklist for monitoring developmental milestones at specific ages, and developmental screening resources.