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Tips For Successful Families

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics 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 is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in all the latest developments in the area of brain research and how we learn.

  • Bright Futures 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 provides information on child development, parenting, child psychology, teenagers, health, safety and learning disabilities including ADD and dyslexia.

  • Enfamil 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 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 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 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 and resources.

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children 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 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) 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 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 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 members.

  • The Whole Child Resources for parents and educators including articles, videos, and age appropriate activities.

  • Zero to Three 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.

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Last Updated: 12/21/2015