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Disabilities Services Division of Milwaukee County Connecting Individuals With Disabilities to Resources That Promote Independence and Inclusion. Children's Services email: [email protected]

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Enjoy a drive-thru Halloween experience great for all ages! The Boo at The Zoo event takes place from 5:30 - 9:00 PM eac...
10/11/2021

Enjoy a drive-thru Halloween experience great for all ages! The Boo at The Zoo event takes place from 5:30 - 9:00 PM each night on October 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, & 24. Tickets are required in advance. Get all the details at http://www.milwaukeezoo.org/events/boo.php

Enjoy a drive-thru Halloween experience great for all ages! The Boo at The Zoo event takes place from 5:30 - 9:00 PM each night on October 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, & 24. Tickets are required in advance. Get all the details at http://www.milwaukeezoo.org/events/boo.php

It’s World Mental Health Day! Let’s continue to share the importance of infant and early childhood mental health. Resour...
10/10/2021
Making Mental Health a Priority

It’s World Mental Health Day! Let’s continue to share the importance of infant and early childhood mental health. Resources to help: https://bit.ly/3m6t1Ki

This Mental Health Awareness Month, deepen your understanding of infant and early childhood mental health (IECMH), and share its importance with your networks.

Join this two-part event about how to talk about race and difference with your children!• 10/13/21 Community Café: Paren...
10/06/2021

Join this two-part event about how to talk about race and difference with your children!
• 10/13/21 Community Café: Parents Talking to Children About Race Part 1
o 11 AM to 1 PM
• 10/20/21 Community Café: Parents Talking to Children About Race Part 2
o 11 AM to 1 PM
This event is free. Registration is required. Email [email protected] to register. Please indicate session time, interpreter needs and required language.

Join this two-part event about how to talk about race and difference with your children!
• 10/13/21 Community Café: Parents Talking to Children About Race Part 1
o 11 AM to 1 PM
• 10/20/21 Community Café: Parents Talking to Children About Race Part 2
o 11 AM to 1 PM
This event is free. Registration is required. Email [email protected] to register. Please indicate session time, interpreter needs and required language.

October 3rd to 9th is Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 3-9), Devereux Center for Resilient Children has developed a l...
10/05/2021

October 3rd to 9th is Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 3-9), Devereux Center for Resilient Children has developed a limited series to mental health, more specifically, how we can talk about mental health with young children. In the first video, Dr. Nefertiti Poyner, we'll be sharing an easy way to explain the term "mental health" to young children. Watch it now! http://ow.ly/rIm050Gkas6

In recognition of both Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 3-9) and World Mental Health Day (Oct. 10), we are dedicating our October limited series to mental health, more specifically, how we can talk about mental health with young children. Dr. Nefertiti Poyner will be offering tips and ideas for both professionals and parents/families. In this episode, we'll be sharing an easy way to explain the term "mental health" to young children. Watch it now! http://ow.ly/rIm050Gkas6

P.S. Ensure you get to see all four episodes of this series by subscribing to our email list and/or our YouTube page!

#Together4MH #MIAW #WorldMentalHealthDay

Visit The Little Nature Museum at Hawthorn Glen (Recurring) Monday to Friday 4:00-5:00 PM. Sat – Sun 11:00 AM-12:00 PM a...
10/05/2021
Milwaukee Recreation: Hawthorn Glen

Visit The Little Nature Museum at Hawthorn Glen (Recurring) Monday to Friday 4:00-5:00 PM. Sat – Sun 11:00 AM-12:00 PM and 3:00-4:00 PM. Attendance is FREE!
See animals native to Wisconsin, including tree frogs, several species of turtles, snakes, many birds and even a hawk.
Learn more at https://milwaukeerecreation.net/rec/Programs/Outdoor-Education/Hawthorn-Glen.htm

As the Outdoor Education Center for Milwaukee Public Schools, Hawthorn Glen is visited by more than 12,000 students each year. We offer a wide variety of programs that tie directly to classroom curricula and will meet or exceed state standards.

Join the fun at the Fall Family Fest at South Milwaukee Farmers Market – September 30th @ 3:00 PM.The South Milwaukee Do...
09/27/2021

Join the fun at the Fall Family Fest at South Milwaukee Farmers Market – September 30th @ 3:00 PM.
The South Milwaukee Downtown Market is a Farmers’ Market, and so much more! This day will be the Market’s free Fall Festival, so bring the kids and enjoy pumpkin painting, face painting, and a whole bunch of other fall festivities!
Learn more at
https://www.smmarket.org/

Join the fun at the Fall Family Fest at South Milwaukee Farmers Market – September 30th @ 3:00 PM.
The South Milwaukee Downtown Market is a Farmers’ Market, and so much more! This day will be the Market’s free Fall Festival, so bring the kids and enjoy pumpkin painting, face painting, and a whole bunch of other fall festivities!
Learn more at
https://www.smmarket.org/

Come join us for next Grab & Go - September 29th, 3:30PM-5:30PM.Also plan on joining us for the last Grab & Go of the ye...
09/27/2021

Come join us for next Grab & Go - September 29th, 3:30PM-5:30PM.

Also plan on joining us for the last Grab & Go of the year on October 27th, weather permitting, from 3:30PM-5:30PM. Items available vary month to month.

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays th...
09/24/2021

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays that may indicate the need for early intervention services. Children ages birth to 3 who are eligible for services have:

* A diagnosed condition, with a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay
* A diagnosed hearing or vision impairment

If you are concerned about your child’s development, know the Milwaukee County DHHS Birth to 3 Program is there to help. PLEASE CALL. The earlier a child receives an evaluation and services, the more we can do to support you.

Give Us a Call at (414) 289-5915, or learn more online at https://county.milwaukee.gov/…/DSD/Children-Serv…/Birth-to-3.

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays that may indicate the need for early intervention services. Children ages birth to 3 who are eligible for services have:

* A diagnosed condition, with a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay
* A diagnosed hearing or vision impairment

If you are concerned about your child’s development, know the Milwaukee County DHHS Birth to 3 Program is there to help. PLEASE CALL. The earlier a child receives an evaluation and services, the more we can do to support you.

Give Us a Call at (414) 289-5915, or learn more online at https://county.milwaukee.gov/…/DSD/Children-Serv…/Birth-to-3.

If you're looking for weekend fun the whole family will be sure to love, stop by the Harvest Fair 2021 – Friday, Septemb...
09/22/2021
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If you're looking for weekend fun the whole family will be sure to love, stop by the Harvest Fair 2021 – Friday, September 24th to Sunday, September 26th
Fun activities for kids of all ages include pumpkin carving and decorating, tractor maze, scarecrow making, amusement rides and more!
Come hungry and ready to shop! Many of your favorite State Fair vendors are open during Harvest Fair, including The Micro, featuring almost 50 craft beers.
The Farmers Market features everything from fall decorations to flowers, food and more! Pick up pumpkins at the Pumpkin Patch, and don’t forget your Elegant Farmer pies!
Get all the details at
https://wistatefair.com/harvestfair/

Welcome to Harvest Fair 2021 - Admission is FREE! Celebrate 28 years of Harvest Fair, September 24-26! Enjoy free live entertainment on several stages, including local artists, Amphitheater headliners and lumberjack shows. Activities the entire family will love include Harvest Fair

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays th...
09/17/2021

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays that may indicate the need for early intervention services. Children ages birth to 3 who are eligible for services have:

* A diagnosed condition, with a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay
* A diagnosed hearing or vision impairment

If you are concerned about your child’s development, know the Milwaukee County DHHS Birth to 3 Program is there to help. PLEASE CALL. The earlier a child receives an evaluation and services, the more we can do to support you.

Give Us a Call at (414) 289-5915, or learn more online at https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/DHHS/DSD/Children-Services/Birth-to-3.

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays that may indicate the need for early intervention services. Children ages birth to 3 who are eligible for services have:

* A diagnosed condition, with a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay
* A diagnosed hearing or vision impairment

If you are concerned about your child’s development, know the Milwaukee County DHHS Birth to 3 Program is there to help. PLEASE CALL. The earlier a child receives an evaluation and services, the more we can do to support you.

Give Us a Call at (414) 289-5915, or learn more online at https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/DHHS/DSD/Children-Services/Birth-to-3.

New parents have a lot of questions. Healthy Baby, Happy Parent can help you find the answers. From getting your baby to...
09/16/2021

New parents have a lot of questions. Healthy Baby, Happy Parent can help you find the answers. From getting your baby to sleep to dealing with that first cold and much more, each episode offers been-there-done-that advice from the pediatric experts at Children’s Wisconsin. Parenting isn’t always easy, but this podcast will help you make decisions with a little more confidence and help your whole family thrive. Tune in weekly for new episodes!
Listen on apple podcasts, Spotify, google podcasts ,and stitcher. Check it out here:
https://childrenswi.org/newshub/stories/healthy-baby-happy-parent-podcast-getting-ready-for-baby

New parents have a lot of questions. Healthy Baby, Happy Parent can help you find the answers. From getting your baby to sleep to dealing with that first cold and much more, each episode offers been-there-done-that advice from the pediatric experts at Children’s Wisconsin. Parenting isn’t always easy, but this podcast will help you make decisions with a little more confidence and help your whole family thrive. Tune in weekly for new episodes!
Listen on apple podcasts, Spotify, google podcasts ,and stitcher. Check it out here:
https://childrenswi.org/newshub/stories/healthy-baby-happy-parent-podcast-getting-ready-for-baby

Come join us for our Community Cafe event tomorrow from 6-7:30PM. Registration is free. Email childrenservices@milwaukee...
09/14/2021

Come join us for our Community Cafe event tomorrow from 6-7:30PM.

Registration is free. Email [email protected] to register.

Come join us for our Community Cafe event tomorrow from 6-7:30PM.

Registration is free. Email [email protected] to register.

Come join us for next Grab & Go - September 29th, 3:30PM-5:30PM. Also plan on joining us for the last Grab & Go of the y...
09/13/2021

Come join us for next Grab & Go - September 29th, 3:30PM-5:30PM.

Also plan on joining us for the last Grab & Go of the year on October 27th, weather permitting, from 3:30PM-5:30PM. Items available vary month to month.

Come visit the Fondy Farmers Market! The Fondy Farmers Market is a century old market and Milwaukee’s largest and most d...
09/13/2021

Come visit the Fondy Farmers Market!
The Fondy Farmers Market is a century old market and Milwaukee’s largest and most diverse farmers market, as well as the springboard for Fondy’s healthy food efforts. Tens of thousands of shoppers visit the market each year — primarily drawing from Milwaukee’s North Side, while welcoming visitors from across the region. Fondy proudly accepts SNAP benefits, WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vouchers.
(See picture for schedule)

Come visit the Fondy Farmers Market!
The Fondy Farmers Market is a century old market and Milwaukee’s largest and most diverse farmers market, as well as the springboard for Fondy’s healthy food efforts. Tens of thousands of shoppers visit the market each year — primarily drawing from Milwaukee’s North Side, while welcoming visitors from across the region. Fondy proudly accepts SNAP benefits, WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vouchers.
(See picture for schedule)

This weekend, we celebrate Grandparents Day! Spend some time with your grandparents, especially on Sunday. Show them you...
09/12/2021

This weekend, we celebrate Grandparents Day! Spend some time with your grandparents, especially on Sunday. Show them you appreciate everything they do and let them know that they are a special part of your life.
You could play this song and dance with your grandparents:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNCroWI3uPM

This weekend, we celebrate Grandparents Day! Spend some time with your grandparents, especially on Sunday. Show them you appreciate everything they do and let them know that they are a special part of your life.
You could play this song and dance with your grandparents:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNCroWI3uPM

Looking for something fun to do next week? Visit Rhythm and Rhyme Time at Greenfield Public Library on September 13th @ ...
09/10/2021

Looking for something fun to do next week? Visit Rhythm and Rhyme Time at Greenfield Public Library on September 13th @ 9:30 AM.
Join us for 30 minutes of songs and rhymes to encourage singing, dancing, and playing. Nursery rhymes have never been so fun!
This is a free event. Space is limited. Registration is required. Register in person or call the Children’s Desk at 414-321-9595 ext. 4114.

Looking for something fun to do next week? Visit Rhythm and Rhyme Time at Greenfield Public Library on September 13th @ 9:30 AM.
Join us for 30 minutes of songs and rhymes to encourage singing, dancing, and playing. Nursery rhymes have never been so fun!
This is a free event. Space is limited. Registration is required. Register in person or call the Children’s Desk at 414-321-9595 ext. 4114.

If children you care for are heading back to school, or going to school for the first time, you might wonder how to make...
09/09/2021

If children you care for are heading back to school, or going to school for the first time, you might wonder how to make a smooth transition. Here are some tips to help you start off the school year with confidence!
https://novakdjokovicfoundation.org/back-school-tips-parents/

If children you care for are heading back to school, or going to school for the first time, you might wonder how to make a smooth transition. Here are some tips to help you start off the school year with confidence!
https://novakdjokovicfoundation.org/back-school-tips-parents/

Announcing a free community event for pregnant women in Milwaukee County! Come to the Milwaukee County HEALTHY START PRE...
09/01/2021

Announcing a free community event for pregnant women in Milwaukee County!
Come to the Milwaukee County HEALTHY START PRENATAL Resource Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, September 3.
COA Goldin Center, 2320 W. Burleigh St., Milwaukee
Please register in advance. Visit
childrenswi.link/resourcefair.
Or visit the website to learn more:
https://milwaukeehealthystart.org/

Announcing a free community event for pregnant women in Milwaukee County!
Come to the Milwaukee County HEALTHY START PRENATAL Resource Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, September 3.
COA Goldin Center, 2320 W. Burleigh St., Milwaukee
Please register in advance. Visit
childrenswi.link/resourcefair.
Or visit the website to learn more:
https://milwaukeehealthystart.org/

Throughout the summer, Birth to 3 held a contest and asked youth to share art for a chance for original pieces to be pri...
08/30/2021

Throughout the summer, Birth to 3 held a contest and asked youth to share art for a chance for original pieces to be printed on a Birth to 3 postcard. We're excited to announce the winner! Benjamin submitted artwork, and it will be featured on a Birth to 3 Program postcard! Thank you, Benjamin, for your wonderful design!

Throughout the summer, Birth to 3 held a contest and asked youth to share art for a chance for original pieces to be printed on a Birth to 3 postcard. We're excited to announce the winner! Benjamin submitted artwork, and it will be featured on a Birth to 3 Program postcard! Thank you, Benjamin, for your wonderful design!

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays th...
08/30/2021

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays that may indicate the need for early intervention services. Children ages birth to 3 who are eligible for services have:

* A diagnosed condition, with a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay
* A diagnosed hearing or vision impairment

If you are concerned about your child’s development, know the Milwaukee County DHHS Birth to 3 Program is there to help. PLEASE CALL. The earlier a child receives an evaluation and services, the more we can do to support you.

Give Us a Call at (414) 289-5915, or learn more online at https://county.milwaukee.gov/…/DSD/Children-Serv…/Birth-to-3.

The Birth to Three Program is for children ages birth to 3 years old who are suspected of having developmental delays that may indicate the need for early intervention services. Children ages birth to 3 who are eligible for services have:

* A diagnosed condition, with a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay
* A diagnosed hearing or vision impairment

If you are concerned about your child’s development, know the Milwaukee County DHHS Birth to 3 Program is there to help. PLEASE CALL. The earlier a child receives an evaluation and services, the more we can do to support you.

Give Us a Call at (414) 289-5915, or learn more online at https://county.milwaukee.gov/…/DSD/Children-Serv…/Birth-to-3.

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