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by Paul Dworkin, M.D.

Founder, Help Me Grow; Executive Vice-President, Community Child Health Director, Office for Community Child Health, Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Apr 07, 2015

Help Me Grow Replication Is A Nonpartisan Issue

We have learned many lessons as we’ve advocated for Help Me Grow replication across the country. Chief among them is this: 

The mission of Help Me Grow does not fall exclusively within either the liberal or conservative mainstream. Political beliefs can’t predict whether states and their leadership and policymakers will support early childhood system-building and early detection of vulnerable children at risk for adverse developmental and behavioral outcomes.

Instead, we have found that when states, leaders, and communitie   Read More >>

April 7, 2015

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Help Me Grow National Forum 2015 Materials

Find Forum documents, handouts, and more!

HMG National Forum 2015 Materials







Help Me Grow E-Notes

Click here for our monthly e-notes from 2012 to the present.



 April 7, 2015

New Outreach Materials from HMG Solano

We at the National Center love sharing new outreach materials from the ever amazing National Network. Here, Help Me Grow Solano in California has created a brochure and "Rx" pad in English and Spanish. Check them out!





Help Me Grow policy briefs 

Click here for policy briefs on

  • de-medicalizing childhood developmental and behavioral concerns; 
  • how HMG promotes protective factors;
  • and HMG and Medicaid.