Tips For Successful Families
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- American Academy of Pediatrics http://www.aap.org
The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain
optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for
all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The site
lists resources including books and articles, and provides articles
on current topics.
- The Brain Connection http://www.brainconnection.com
is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in all the latest
developments in the area of brain research and how we learn.
- Bright Futures http://www.brightfutures.org
A national initiative to promote and improve the health and well-being
of infants, children, and adolescents. The site includes publications,
training tools, and distance learning materials.
- Child Development Institute http://www.childdevelopmentinfo.com
provides information on child development, parenting, child psychology,
teenagers, health, safety and learning disabilities including
ADD and dyslexia.
- Enfamil http://www.enfamil.com
Enfamil provides parenting guides, answers to frequently asked
parenting questions, safety tips, and parent quizzes. It also
allows a user to sign up to receive personalized parenting tips
according to the age of the child.
- Family Voices http://www.familyvoices.org
A national, grassroots clearinghouse for information and education
concerning the health care of children with special health needs.
The site provides links to resources and information on advocacy.
- First Signs http://www.firstsigns.org
A national non-profit organization dedicated to educating parents
and physicians about the early warning signs of autism and other
developmental disorders. The site offers information on screening,
development, referral, treatment, and resources for parents.
- National Association for Child Development http://www.nacd.org
An international organization of parents and professionals dedicated
to helping children and adults reach their full potential through
the use of innovative techniques and research. The site offers
information on the program, information on joining, and publications
- National Association for the Education of Young Children http://www.naeyc.org
The nation's largest and most influential organization of early
childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality
of programs for children from birth through third grade. The site
can locate accredited programs by zipcode.
- National Network for Child Care http://www.nncc.org
An Internet source of over 1000 publications and resources related
to child care. Publications are research-based and reviewed. NNCC
unites the expertise of many of the nation's leading universities
through the outreach system of Cooperative Extension. Its goal
is to share knowledge about children and child care from the vast
resources of universities with parents, professionals, practitioners,
and the general public.
- Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) http://www.srcd.org
The purposes of SRCD are to promote multidisciplinary research
in the field of human development, to foster the exchange of information
among scientists and other professionals of various disciplines,
and to encourage applications of research findings. The site includes
resources, and information on conferences.
- Texas Department of Family and Protective Services http://www.tdprs.state.tx.us/Child_Care
The agency’s Child-Care Licensing Division is responsible
for protecting the health, safety, and well being of children
who attend or reside in regulated child-care facilities and homes.
The Division provides consultation, technical assistance, and
training for child-care providers and educates the public in the
selection and improvement of child-care services.
- The Center for Child Well-Being http://www.childwellbeing.org
The Center focuses on nurturing strengths in children that contribute
to their health and well-being, including physical health, growth
of the mind, and social and emotional development. The website
includes parenting forums, and resources for parents and community
- The Whole Child www.pbs.org/wholechild
Resources for parents and educators including articles, videos,
and age appropriate activities.
- Zero to Three http://www.zerotothree.org
ZERO TO THREE's mission is to promote the healthy development
of our nation's infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening
families, communities, and those who work on their behalf. The
site includes resources for parents and professionals.