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Coming up in April...

It is National Autism Awareness Month! For more information, contact the Thompson Center in Missouri.

It is National Child Abuse Prevention Month! For more information, contact Missouri Kids First.

National Library Week is April 12 - 18.
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National Infant Immunization Week is April 18 - 25.
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Safe Kids Day is April 26th!

Autism Training

Autism affects 1 out of every 110 children and 1 out of every 70 boys. Learn about free autism training that is available online! Click here.

Did you know?

A recent study conducted in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska indicated that having a Child Development Associate (CDA) was positively related to quality in all types of child care.

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Project REACH is a free and voluntary program available in select rural Missouri counties to support those who care for young children.

We are a research-based program designed to enhance the quality of early child care and education. Through ongoing on-site visits, we provide training, support and assistance to those who care for and teach young children.

Project REACH is a part of the Center for Family Policy and Research at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

More information

If you provide child care for children in counties served by Project REACH, contact us to receive information, for Attendance and Payment Accuracy for Child Care Providers Training or to receive updates for services in your area.

Please contact us at 1-86-MYREACH-0 (1-866-973-2240).

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