We are often asked where to find additional education resources, including special education services and early intervention testing. Below you will find a list of some of the local resources offered.
Note: Please contact each organization individually to see if they have made changes due to COVID-19.
When Should I Talk to a Pediatrician About My Baby’s Development: post written by a Wichita Mom writer and pediatric physical therapist (includes phone numbers and additional resources)
Childcare Aware of Kansas: the administrator of the statewide Child Care Resource and Referral network in Kansas
WSU Child Development Center Resources for Parents: a comprehensive list of resources available to help answer questions about your child’s development, screenings, services, and financial assistance
Fundamental Learning Center: serves children with significant reading, spelling and writing difficulties, including children with dyslexia. ($100 screening)
Rainbows Screen for Success: FREE monthly developmental screenings for ages 0-5 for behavior, speech, cognitive development, vision, and hearing
Wichita Parents as Teachers: FREE program designed to enhance child development through parent participation and education – includes services, Early Learning Room, and playgroups
Teaching Parents Association: support for homeschool families throughout the state of Kansas
Mardel: “Has amazing teaching resources, self-serve laminating for $.50 per foot, and the best train table in town”! – Wichita Mom teacher
USD 259 Parent Teacher Resource Center: educational resources for purchase including manipulative, supplies, and access to equipment like laminators, copiers, binding machines, and die cuts, etc.
Families Together Inc: a resource for Kansas parents with children with disabilities or health care needs