Little Actions. Big Impact!

All the tools you need to help your child learn and grow

from PA Promise in partnership with OCDEL

Watch Them Grow

Children learn so much and grow so quickly in their first five years it can be hard to keep up! Although each child develops at his own pace, they all follow the same steps. The resources here can tell you what to expect as your child develops—and what to do if you have questions or concerns along the way.


Infant boy on belly

Understand developmental milestones

Evaluate the pace of your child's development, and learn what you should expect to see.

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Smiling infant girl on playground

Identify developmental delays early on

Learn how you can monitor your child's development and what to expect during screening tests.

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Adult and preschooler washing hands

Learn how Early Intervention can help

Find out how Early Intervention can help a child overcome delays in development, and how to obtain these services for your child.

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Concerned about your child’s development?

Call Pennsylvania’s CONNECT Helpline at 1-800-692-7288 for information about your child’s development and connecting to Early Intervention services in Pennsylvania.

Call Child Care Works Helpline at 1-877-4-PA-KIDS (1-877-472-5437) for information about finding, paying for and other concerns related to child care.

Learn more about these Helplines