Child Care and Child Development
- Child and Family WebGuide - Created byfaculty at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University and librarians at Tisch Library, the Child & Family WebGuide describes trustworthy websites on topics of interest to parents and professionals. There are five main categories of information: family/parenting, education/learning, typical child development, health/mental health, and resources/recreation.
- Child Aware - A program of the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA), Child Care Aware helps families learn more about the elements of quality child care and how to locate programs in their communities. The Child Care Aware website is one of the most visited and trusted destinations for parents seeking child care. By providing reliable information about quality child care and referrals to community resources.
- Child Welfare Information Gateway - Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. We feature the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.
- Kids Growth - KidsGrowth.com is a unique Web site tailored specifically toward the concerns and interests of today's parents. The site was developed and created by well-respected medical leaders in the field of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Members of the Medical Advisory Board oversee all KidsGrowth content, thereby guaranteeing its medical accuracy.
- KidsHealth - As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth provides facts about health and also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.
- National Association for the Education of Young Children - The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world's largest organization working on behalf of young children with nearly 80,000 members, a national network of more than 300 state and local Affiliates, and a growing global alliance of like-minded organizations.
- National Child Care Information Center - The Office of Child Care’s National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center (NCCIC) provides comprehensive information services about early and school-age care and education geared toward Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Administrators, their partners, and other key policymakers. Also includes practical information for child care providers as well as information on state agencies, brain development, literacy and funding.
- National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - The NICHD was initially established to investigate the broad aspects of human development as a means of understanding developmental disabilities, including intellectual and developmental disabilities, and the events that occur during pregnancy. Today, the Institute conducts and supports research on all stages of human development, from preconception to adulthood, to better understand the health of children, adults, families, and communities.