Welcome to the Infant Development Association of California!

We are a multidisciplinary organization of parents and professionals committed to ensuring optimal developmental outcomes for infants with special needs and their families.

IDA brings together professionals from the public and private sector to work collaboratively across disciplines to encourage Best Practices in the field of Early Intervention. Training opportunities energize early intervention professionals to promote the highest level of family focused service delivery.

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Northern California Regional Conference


GROWING AND THRIVING IN
SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIPS

September 8-9, 2017
Marriott Sacramento/Rancho Cordova

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SAVE THESE 2018 CONFERENCE DATES!

Southern California Regional Conference
March 23-24, 2018 • Westin Hotel, Pasadena

Vivian Weinstein Leadership Day Conference
June 19, 2018 • The California Endowment, Los Angeles

Northern California Regional Conference
September 7-8, 2018 • Hyatt SFO, Burlingame

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This Weeks Conference Session Highlight

Parents as Partners: How to Encourage and Engage Parents in Social Emotional Development
Social Emotional development is the foundation for all development and is a critical determiner of success in school and life. In this workshop participants will discover and learn about initiatives such as the “Take A Minute Campaign” and the “Strengthening Families 5 Protective Factors” that support the role of parents in the social emotional development of their child. Through interactive activities, participants will explore ways to reinforce the critical role that parents play in this important developmental period. Download (PDF) full description and speaker bio. 
Presenter: Kelly Young, J.D., Executive Director of WarmLine Family Resource Center, Parent of a young woman with disabilities