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  • Angel's Among Us Chid Care
    Come join this newly opened in-home child day care. We have lots of fun learning and sharing every day. Hope to see you soon..

  • Aupair Connect
    Worldwide database of au pairs, host family and aupair agencies. Online aupair and host family matching. Aupairs and host families can register, search the database for free and upload pictures.

  • Bright Tots - Parental Resource Guide
    We offer resources to parents of children with developmental disorders such as autis,PDD,Aspergers etc. Find out of pocket services in your area, early signs, many links.

  • broward mommies connection
    Welcome to our special place where you can enjoy playdates, moms night outs, family fun days, holiday parties & celebrations. We offer plenty of online support and lots of conversation! Develop new friendships in a warm and laid back atmosphere that feels "JUST LIKE HOME " ~~All children are life's little miracles~~

  • Child & Family WebGuide - Tufts University
    - A directory of Web sites that contain credible research based information about child development. The sites, which are useful for parents, professionals, and students, have been evaluated by experts from Tufts University. Topics include family/parenting, health/mental health, education/learning, typical development, childcare/daycare, and activities by region.

  • Childhood Mental Health
    The future of our country depends on the mental health and strength of our young people. However, many children have mental health problems that interfere with normal development and functioning. In the U.S., 1 in 10 children and adolescents suffer from mental illness severe enough to cause some level of impairment. However, in any given year, it is estimated that fewer than 1 in 5 of these children receives needed treatment.

  • Child Safe Network
    Free CHild identification Kit,Sex offender searches to keep your children safe!

  • Dyslexia, the gift
    Join us as we explore the positive talents that give rise to dyslexia, and share our knowledge about the best ways for dyslexic people to learn.

  • eParenting
    Articles and webguides for child development and general parenting issues.

  • Family Matters Parenting Magazine - Child Development
    A parenting magazine that helps you understand child development, child behavior and create a loving relationship with your children.

  • Hanky Kids - Unique Parenting Books
    Hanky Kids provides parents with the tool to communicate with their children. These unique books provide parents with the ability to stay in touch with their child. From birth to the teen age years. These are ideal.

  • Infant Development
    Information about child development from birth to 24 months.

  • Kindergarten Readiness
    Free articles and useful links to help parents and teachers create successful kindergarteners. Also offers The Kindergarten Readiness Guide and educational books, games, and toys to prepare children for kindergarten.

  • NiteLite DVD Learing Series
    Give your child the educational advantage by exposing them to the benefits of sleep learning. Our delightful animated DVD will boost your childs learning capabilities while they sleep.

  • Raise Smart Kid - A Busy Mom's Guide
    A busy mom's guide filled with free and easy, home based activities to boost the development of children. It focuses on the importance of all the different development areas and how to optimally stimulate a baby to achieve these milestones and at the same time spend quality time with them having fun.

  • strollers.com
    a wide variety of baby strollers

  • The Baby Hui
    The Baby Hui Mission: We Support parents in Hawaii through a network of neighborhood-based parenting groups facilitated by trained volunteers. We Encourage parents through mutual respect to raise their children with loving guidance. We Empower parents through the sharing of experiences, knowledge, and community resources.

  • The Islamic Bulletin
    Click on enter here and then scroll down tothe children section and select free ebooks, programs, mp3.

  • TreeHugger Mums
    A unique parenting site, promoting environmentally friendly and ethically sound parenting. Information and advice on pre-conception, pregnancy, labour, birth and beyond, as well as women's health.

  • UK ASD & SPD Parents' Pages
    This site is to help other parents/carers of ASD children. The site includes links to information pages for friends/family members, brothers and sisters of ASD chldren, Our Journey amongst others that have been written to try to help. There is also a UK based discussion forum for support and also links to other websites.

  • ABC Feelings
    ABC Feelings offer coloring books, educational books, tshirts, activities, and other teaching aids that build healthy self-esteem in children,improves effective communication skills, teaches feelings awareness and expression, character and moral development, stimulates creativity,teaches child anger management and conflict resolution.

  • ABC of ECD
    This site is a knowledge base on Early Child Development designed to assist task managers, practitioners, program designers, and decision makers in their efforts to promote the healthy growth and development of children from birth to age eight.

  • Adaptive Milestones
    Adaptive skills incorporate the area of self-help skills such as eating, drinking and dressing.

  • African American Child
    Resource and community for parents of African American children.

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    This site is designed to serve both AACAP Members, and Parents and Families. Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders which affect an estimated 7 to 12 million children and adolescents at any given time in the United States.

  • Approaches to the Development of Young Children
    Because human development is a dynamic process that unfolds in a predictable sequence-notwithstanding variations from individual to individual and culture to culture-it is possible to tailor early child development activities to developmental stages that roughly correspond to age groups. The need to ensure health and safety, however, cuts across all ages and is fundamental to future success.

  • Baby Center.com Tools and Calculators
    For Child Development and other important baby information.

  • Baby Center-Development
    Baby and Toddler Development Look here to learn fascinating and useful facts about your child's physical, emotional, social, and language development -- and to get answers to your parenting.

  • Baby Science-Book on Development
    This book helps young children -- and adults -- discover the science behind baby's first exciting year of development. The clear, straightforward information, candid photos, and nifty hands-on activities will turn any reader into a baby expert!

  • Band-Aides and Blackboards
    This is a site about growing up with medical problems...any ole type. Its goal is to help people understand what it's like, from the perspective of the children and teens who are doing just that.

  • BoneMarrowTest.com
    BoneMarrowTest.com is a Web site dedicated to providing resources for patients needing bone marrow transplants and the family, friends, communities and organizations ready to help them find and obtain a suitable transplant.

  • Boston Institute for the Development of Infants and Parents
    Welcome to BIDIP! We are a multidisciplinary professional organization established in 1973 to study the dynamic interaction of the psychological, biological, social, and cognitive systems within the infant and the infant/parent relationship.

  • Brain Connection
    A comprehensive website on brain Development, Special Education and other links.

  • Brain Connection FAQs
    How do you improve a student's reading level in just six weeks? How do you give students of all learning abilities a better chance of success? How do you make significant differences in education for significantly less money?

  • Brain Development in Young Children
    An easy-to-understand description of brain development, from conception through early childhood, explaining the "wiring phase", and introduces the reader to the concept of "learning windows."

  • Brain Development Study May Provide Some Help for Educators
    It is well known that, compared to adults, children tend to have a much easier time learning new languages and acquiring new skills, such as playing an instrument. A recent study of brain development in children suggests that there may be an anatomical reason for the ease with which children are able to acquire these abilities.

  • Brain Salad
    - A introduction to normal brain development. Its purpose is for parents new to brain research to gain a basic understanding of brain structure, and what affects typical brain development.

  • Brainy Child
    Learn how to nurture a smarter kid! Get latest updates about child brain development and early childhood development

  • Brazelton Institute
    The Brazelton Institute is dedicated to promoting the healthy development of infants and families, through research and education programs for people who care for children and their families in the first years of life.

  • CampPage Guide to Summer Camps
    A guide to summer camps with a focus on traditional residential summer camps

  • Center for Human Development
    The Center for Human Development provides training, research, and support for people with developmental disabilities.

  • Child and Brain: The Stages of Development
    Developmental milestones, the checkpoints along the road of life that are supposed to gauge our progress, also allow us to look from the outside in, to gauge how our brains grow to interact with the external world.

  • ChildBrain.com
    Childbrain.com is the website of the Child Neurology and Developmental Center, the pediatric neurology practice of Rami Grossmann, M.D., a board-certified neurologist in New York.

  • Child Development Basics
    The child development section of our site provides parents with information on physical, mental and emotional growth and development in children and teenagers. The information on the pages in this section helps parents know what to expect from their children as they mature.

  • Child Development Information
    The child development section of our site provides parents with information on physical, mental and emotional growth and development in children and teenagers.

  • Child Development Media, Inc.,
    Child Development Media, Inc., offers an extensive collection of video tapes and training materials that have been professionally previewed, and are targeted for parents, professionals and students alike. Both video tapes and training materials cover a wide range of topics at affordable prices, and they are produced by leading behavioral specialists at outstanding institutions and programs

  • Child Development Resources
    This department contains information related to child development. The materials provide comprehensive information as well as practical suggestions.

  • Child Development Resources
    Child Development Resources is a private, nonprofit agency founded in 1966 with a dual mission -- to provide services for young children and their families, and to provide training at the local, state, regional, and national levels for early childhood and early intervention professionals.

  • Children's Craniofacial Association
    Children's Craniofacial Association is a national, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with facial differences and their families.

  • Children's Hunger Fund
    Children's Hunger Fund is non-profit organization that works to alleviate hunger in children across America and around the world. Our program services include food and clothing distribution to needy families; support of orphanages and feeding programs worldwide; disaster relief; job training and placement for youth and young adults; Christmas toy distribution; and other projects geared toward improving the quality of life of children in need. If you are interested in helping we have volunteer workdays Wednesday and Saturday from 9-12 at our warehouse location: 12820 Pierce St. Pacoima, CA 91331 If you have any questions please contact us at (818) 899-5122!

  • Child Safety Tips
    Children are precious and should be treated and protected as such. It's not enough for us as adults to know and understand the dangers that lurk around us, and our children. We need to make sure that our children know what to do in dangerous situations. Here are some safety tips for your children.

  • Debate over Spanking
    Spanking is one of the most controversial discipline methods. On one side of the debate are parents who believe it is all right to spank their children. On the other side are those who think that children should never be spanked. Somewhere in the middle are parents who believe that spanking should only be used in particular instances (e.g., when the child runs into the street).

  • Developmental Milestones
    Listed are developmental skills that typically occur in the age ranges specified.

  • Developments
    Developments is a free quarterly magazine produced by the Department for International Development to increase awareness of development issues.

  • Echoing Mozart: Discovering a Link between the Brain and Music
    Can Music Education Really Enhance Brain Functioning and Academic Learning? May 2000 by Lisa Chipongian.

  • Educarer World of Infants
    Infant development (0-3): Information and articles for parents, educarers, and all infant caregivers. Our philosophy is based on Magda Gerber and Maria Montessori and emphasizes respect for the child. Multilingual. Links to sources at the National and Regional levels.

  • Enfamil
    Early Childhood development guide and activities.

  • Exceptional Child Education Resources
    The Exceptional Child Education Resources database, from the Council for Exceptional Children, is the leading source of English-language references in the study of exceptionalities in children. Exceptional Child Education Resources (ECER) includes citations and abstracts of the highly interdisciplinary literature on virtually every topic of advanced study and research, including: all types of disabilities, giftedness, special education and related services, child abuse and neglect, special health problems, current policies and issues.

  • Family Matters!
    Family Matters! features articles that will help you create and maintaina lifetime of closeness with your child. Subscribe because your familymatters!

  • Fertile Minds-Article on Infant Brain Development

  • Good Nutrition and Development
    Why good, healthy foods can help give your child a good, healthy start in life.

  • Growing Together-Infant Development
    Reprinted with permission from the National Network for Child Care - NNCC. DeBord, K. (1996). *Growing together:Infant development*. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.

  • How to Treat Sensory Integration Dysfunction
    SID/DSI is treatable with therapy and a sensory diet set up by an occupational therapist who is trained in SI

  • Huggie Baby Tips
    Expert advice about every stage of your baby's development. Easy to use topic finder site.

  • I Am Your Child Organization
    A national campaign, started by the Reiner Foundation, educating parents and professionals about breakthrough new discoveries in the process of brain development

  • In Harm's Way-Toxic Threats to Child Development
    A report by the Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility on the environmental effect of toxic wastes on children and their development.

  • Kids Freesouls
    A net newspaper for Kids - Kidsfreesouls "Information, Education, Entertainment"

  • Kindermusik
    What is Kindermusik? Kindermusik is an early childhood music and movement program based on the beliefs that: Every child is musical. Every parent is the child's most important teacher. The home is the most important learning environment. And based on research, music nurtures a child's cognitive, emotional, social, language and physical development.

  • Learn N Fun Toys / Discovery Toys
    I am an Educational Consultant with Discovery Toys and I'd Love to share with you all of our great Toys, Books, Games & Software that can help child(ren) grow and learn. With Discovery Toys you can have that extra time with the family and still have the rewarding career that you want! YOU choose your own hours, YOU choose your income, It's all up to YOU! Discovery Toys also offers great incentives such as 'All Expense Paid Trips', Awards, Bonuses, lots of support. Our product is guaranteed, Durable, Educational and Fun! Our Software is Non-Violent so you can feel good about selling it. What better way to make a good income than to play for a living. I would really like to give you more information to help you get your business started. Please email or call me today. Everyone has at least one child connected to his/her life...Why not get all of your toys, games, books & software at wholesale prices? Gift that child the toys that will last a lifetime! Come and take part in contests for real prizes, discounts, s

  • Length of Prenatal Development
    Slides and information on prenatal development.

  • Love Our Children USA
    We are national non profit dedicated to redefining child abuse through aggressive public awareness and advocacy. The leading grassroots voice for children, we generate safety, nurturing & positive change on their behalf . Other strategies include child development, parenting education, abuse, anti-violence education, prevention, & treatment. Our site offers facts, information, and resources for parents, teens and kids.

  • Math Skills Development
    Children know many math concepts through early play. As infants they know that they are small and their mother and father are big even though they do not know the words. Toddlers know that if they put one block on top of another, they will have two even though they do not know the words.

  • Missouri Parent Link
    Welcome to ParentLink! Our mission is to help Missouri's parents provide safe, healthy and nurturing environments for their children.

  • National Center for Early Development and Learning
    Research at the National Center for Early Development & Learning (NCEDL), focuses on enhancing the cognitive, social and emotional development of children from birth through age eight.

  • National Network For Child Care- Child Development
    Extensive site for all aspects of child development with numerous research papers.

  • Neuroscience Education: Exploring the Inner Unknown
    Experimentation and hands-on activities produce discovery after discovery as children become a living laboratory, primed to explore the realms of vision, hearing, taste, touch and smell.

  • New York University Infant Cognition Center
    At the NYU Infant Cognition Center, we study how babies see, understand, and learn about: the nature of objects, categories, numbers, and language. Child Development research program, located in New York.

  • Out on a Limb - A Guide to Getting Along
    Learn how to handle difficult situations and how to get along with others who see things differently. Work through problems with Maria, Cliff, Jim, and Ann and find the most effective ways of solving them.

  • Parenting.com - Baby
    Providing them the best from the very start.

  • ParentsRoom
    Welcome to The #!Parentsroom! A parenting website for parents of infants, toddlers, preteens and teenagers to post their parenting problems, find family friendly recipes, and get general parenting advice. This award winning parenting website was originally created as the official homepage for the parents who chat on the #!Parentsroom parenting chat channel on IRC. Since its inception in 1995, it has grown into a parenting resource website in its own right. Although the IRC channel has died out, the parenting website lives on serving as a place for all parents to post their parenting problems, give solutions to other parents' problems, post opinions and submit parenting tips and tricks.

  • Powertots.com
    Online community for parents to share information about the very best of everything for their baby.

  • Reading Skills Development
    All of the above skills contribute to the development of reading readiness. There are also other skills and abilities which must be developed along the way. Remember: the single most important thing you can do to prepare your child for school is to read to them every day.

  • School Psychology Resources
    School Psychology Resources for Psychologists, Parents and Educators Research learning disabilities, ADHD, functional behavioral assessment, autism, adolescence, parenting, psychological assessment, special education, mental retardation, mental health, and more.

  • Secrets to Your Child's Sucess
    Children follow a predictable sequence of steps in their growth and development.If you understand those steps, you can take an active role in your child's early learning and do a lot to insure their success in school - and you will both enjoy your shared experiences. These pages contain a parent-friendly guide to early childhood development.

  • Sequence of Skills Development
    Learn how to help your child build the foundation needed for success in school by reading The Sequence of Skills Development. Take an active role in your child's development with Preschool Learning Activities (you'll both have fun).

  • Smart Baby Links
    Numerous infant development resources and links to research and more.

  • Society for Research in Child Development
    The purposes of the Society 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.

  • Supporting Our Sons
    With information on parenting, teaching and raising boys, Supporting Our Sons is a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the development of the whole boy.

  • The Center for Effective Discipline
    The Center for Effective Discipline provides educational information to the public on the effects of corporal punishment of children and alternatives to its use.

  • The Child Development Web
    This site is being developed to provide families with the information needed to effectively monitor a child's development and obtain the necessary services needed to assist a child with special needs.

  • The Development of the Human Brain
    Implications for Parenting in the Early Years by Claudia Quigg Executive Director, Baby TALK-: An infant's experiences actually develop his brain. Sensory experiences (hearing, seeing, touching, feeling, tasting) actually teach brain cells their jobs. A lack of such sensory experiences results in brain cells failing to make connections and eventually dying off.

  • The Infant Mind
    How important is a child's environment to that first fateful year of life? Does the way that we treat an infant define the person they will become? What about the role of genes? In this hour, brain scans can reveal what happens when babies are not nurtured, monkeys being reared by foster moms help us understand personality development, and multilingual babies reveal the key to learning languages

  • The Living Bank
    The Living Bank International is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enhancement of organ and tissue donation and transplantation. The mission of The Living Bank is to motivate and facilitate the commitment of enough organ and tissue donors so that no one must die or suffer for lack of a donation.

  • The Natural Child Project
    Our vision is a world in which all children are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion. In such a world, every child can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust. Our society has no more urgent task.

  • The Visible Embryo
    Welcome to the Visible Embryo, a comprehensive resource of information on human development from conception to birth, designed for both medical student and interested lay people.

  • The Whole Child
    The milestones described in this timeline are quick references intended to help you identify developmental stages in the average child. For more in-depth information that will help you gain a wholistic picture of your child's development, refer to the articles listed beneath each timeline.

  • The Whole Child-Babies Are Children Too:
    Infancy is truly a wondrous time of life. During this time, parents are able to enjoy the rapid growth that occurs during the child's earliest years, and form deep, affectionate bonds with their baby.

  • The Whole Child-Do's and Don'ts
    Babies Are Children Too:Article of things to remember and things to avoid to help your baby's development.

  • Welcome to Early Childhood Education on Line
    The Early Childhood Education On Line LISTSERV community offers support and opportunities for information exchange to all educators: families, teachers, caregivers, and others interested in providing quality care and learning situations for young children birth through 8 years. The Early Childhood Education On Line Web site exists to promote and facilitate information management and exchange, and to serve as a resource and benefit for all children, their families, and all people who help them grow and learn.

  • What is Therapeutic Listening?
    The use of Therapeutic Listening is most effective in treating patients with Auditory and Vestibular Sensory Processing Disorders.

  • Zygote-A Developmental Library
    A fileserver for Developmental Biology classes located in the Martin Biology Laboratory of Swarthmore College.

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