Resources for Parents and Teachers

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Early Learning (Ages 0-8)
Special Needs
Teachers and Caregivers

General Resources

Spokane Community Resource Directory
Browse resources available in Spokane including resources for basic needs, child care, family support, health care and more

Family and Provider Resources
Get help finding a licensed child care provider or find services for child care providers

Resource Finder
Find services and programs for parents and caregivers in Washington State

Common Sense Media
Detailed reviews on videos, books, music, video games, and more

Dr. Toy
Find the best toys and educational products, plus articles, resources, and links

Early Learning (Ages 0-8)

Learn about brain development in the first 5 years and access tools and activities that nurture developing brains

Thrive Washington
Supports child care, preschool, and other early learning programs

Born Learning
Discover ways to turn common daily activities into learning opportunities for your child

Love Talk Play
Fun ideas of everyday ways to love, talk, and play with your baby and toddler


Immunizations Required for School
Immunizations schedules by age and grade level for Spokane County

Step Up and Go
Spokane community support system to get the whole family fit and healthy

La Leche League of Washington
Get breastfeeding tips and find breastfeeding support groups

Special Needs

Division of Developmental Disabilities
Information on services such as early intervention, Medicaid, respite care, and more

Spokane Guilds’ School & Neuromuscular Center
Research the educational, therapy, and support options available for 0-3 year olds who exhibit delays in developmental skills

Teachers and Caregivers

Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families
Resource to help you support and enhance children’s learning and development

MERIT – Managed Education and Registry Information Tool
Career development system for individuals who work in child care, early education and school age care