First Steps Parent Tools


MPACT has several tools tools on early intervention and Missouri First Steps. Below you will find helpful sample forms, sample letters, brochures, and fact sheets that will provide you with information on your parental rights, effective communication tips, individualized family service plans, and more.



Parent Participation in Interagency Coordinating Councils

Parents are a vital part of the First Steps program. At an organizational level parents can be involved in determining policies and practices for the First Steps program. This fact sheet explores participation in Interagency Coordinating Councils (ICC), [pdf-embedder...

Developmental Achievement Chart

This developmental achievement chart provides parents with helpful information about where their child is at developmentally.

Missouri First Steps

Missouri First Steps offers coordinated services and assistance to young children with special needs and their families.  First Steps is designed for children, birth to age 3, who have delayed development or diagnosed conditions that are associated with developmental disabilities. Learn More


Missouri Head Start

Missouri Head Start is a state-wide non-profit association dedicated to the success of all Missouri children. We provide education, leadership and tools for advocacy for all Head Start and Early Head Start parents, friends and professionals in Missouri. Learn More


Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers is a state funded program for parents who are currently pregnant, in the process of adoption, or have young children not yet in kindergarten. Designed to help parents be the best “first teacher” of their child. Learn More


The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center supported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). NECTAC serves all 50 states and 10 jurisdictions with an array of services and supports to improve service systems and outcomes for infants, toddlers, and preschool aged children with special needs and their families. Learn more

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