Tips for Child Care Providers to Communicate with Parents Their Concerns about a Child's Development


Child care providers are in a unique position to notice if a child is not developing through typical stages or milestones. If there is a possibility that a child has a developmental delay, child care providers have the responsibility to discuss their concerns with the child’s family right away.

Children develop very quickly. If a child has a special need that affects her development, it is best not to take a “wait and see” approach. Getting professional help early for …