News and Discussions

The latest news and discussions on the topics of family health, parent education and child development.

Update on Texas Legislative Session

We supported bills in the Texas legislative session aimed at improving funding for early intervention, Medicaid eligibility, and access to home-visiting services.
Regents of Austin Student Volunteers

Volunteers Get Creative to Help Families

Rather than canceling their annual service projects and trips, Regents School of Austin decided to adapt, refocus and find a way to give back and make a local impact through volunteers.
Infant playing with sensory bin.

Brain Development and Early Intervention

Our staff participated in the Brain Story Certification program to gain a deeper understanding of brain development and its impact on lifelong health.
Lauretta Jackson in an at-home setting prepandemic providing Early Childhood Intervention services.

Leader and Advocate of Early Intervention

Any Baby Can’s annual Ruth Wells Award recognizes a staff member’s commitment to service, passion for our work and clients, and dedication to our mission. This year’s winner is physical therapist Lauretta Jackson!

What Unites Our Programs

What connects our work across all programs is that we develop our clients’ self-sufficiency and self- efficacy, and we’re dedicated to delivering quality services to meet that goal.
Staff in mask in front of clients

Client Survey: What Families Say About Our Services

Our client survey identifies ways in which Any Baby Can is supporting families and how our activities ultimately impact the community.
baby on scale

Innovations in Maternal Health

United Health Foundation and Any Baby Can partner to expand maternal care for at-risk women in Texas by improving pregnancy outcomes, decreasing pre-term births, and empowering mothers and their partners to create better futures for themselves and their babies.
Mom and son playing game

A Vision More Powerful Than Ever

Even in challenging times, Any Baby Can is committed to our bold vision and we’ll continue to create stability within families and across our community.
Family distanced from parent educator wearing mask

How Our Programs are Adapting

During the Coronavirus pandemic, our staff, volunteers, supporters and client families have adapted, learned new skills and taken on new roles. While programs may be delivered a little bit differently, the value and need for support services is crucial.

LEADERS IN FAMILY SERVICES

We foster strong, resilient families to reach their full potential. We adapt and respond as the needs of families in our community evolve.