The Hand in Hand family of resources is full of activities and tips for caregivers to support social and emotional development during the early years, through the creation of a plan that is unique to the child and family. This innovative model of screening and interim service enhancement aims to provide caregivers with concrete strategies to support development where a risk for developmental delay has been identified.

These one page handouts provide simple strategies for parents and caregivers to foster secure attachment relationships and support self regulation.

The Social and Emotional Milestones provide an overview of a young child's typical social and emotional development by age:

These are also available as a full set for multi-disciplinary professionals.

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These Supporting Your Child's Social and Emotional Development charts provide valuable age appropriate strategies for parents and caregivers to be:

Click here to see a Sample Developmental Support Plan

The full Hand in Hand Resource Kit is available FREE TO DOWNLOAD for IMHP members. LOGIN FOR ACCESS

Non members may order the full resource kit through the IMHP store for a fee. Contact IMHP for details or for assistance.

Full of relationship-based activities and tips, the CPT documents can be helpful in creating a plan to support a young child's development, ages 0 - 5.

CPT Developmental Milestones

Activities and Program Planners

Parenting Tip Sheets

Parenting Moments Tip Sheets

Need a reliable screening tool?


The Ages and Stages Questionnaires are a reliable and validated tool for screening through the early years. The Ages and Stages Social Emotional (ASQ:SE) is a unique monitoring tool which addresses the pivotal social and emotional aspects of child development such as self regulation and attachment. 

IMHP is also a supplier of the Ages and Stages Questionnaires in French.