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How Doctors and Nurses Get Your Child Ready for School

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While there are still some fun summer weeks ahead, you’ve probably noticed the aisles of new school supplies in all the stores. New crayons, lunch-boxes, and glue sticks are certainly one way to get ready for school. But what is true “school readiness?”

It takes a team to get each child ready for school. And YOU — as parents, coaches, librarians, health care providers, teachers, childcare workers — are a critical part of that team.

We want to connect parents and caregivers to the school-readiness team that’s already in place to help their children succeed.

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School Readiness Superheroes: Doctors, Nurses and Early Intervention

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While there are still some fun summer weeks ahead, you’ve probably noticed the aisles of new school supplies in all the stores. New crayons, lunchboxes, and glue sticks are certainly one way to get ready for school. But what is true “school readiness?”

We’re glad you asked because that’s what Pickens County First Steps is all about — creating a community where children are ready for school.

It takes a team to get each child ready for school. And YOU — as parents, coaches, librarians, health care providers, teachers, childcare workers {and others} — are a critical part of that […]