Early Childhood Related Web sites

Division for Early Childhood


The Center for the Advanced Study of Excellence (CASE) in Early Childhood and Family Support Practices
CASE staff conduct applied research studies, analyze extant databases, and develop and implement strategies to promote practitioners' and parents' adoption of practices informed by research findings.

Child Care and Early Education: New Site from CLASP
State data, tools, and information about key issues, as well as updates on federal legislation and news.

Development Screening Tool Kit for Primary Care Providers
A screening program in an online tool kit format that addresses the issues of time, resources, and budget in a primary care office. Will help primary care doctors understand the need for validated and routine developmental screening.

IMPACT Children's Mental Health E-News
A bi-monthly electronic publication that contains the latest news, research, and resources in children’s mental health; upcoming conferences and Webcasts; funding opportunities; and current articles of interest in Pediatrics.

Maternal and Child Health Library
Materials include the weekly newsletter MCH Alert, resource guides, full-text publications, databases, and links to quality maternal and child health sites.

National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies
Offers resources to help parents, child care providers, school staff, and others talk with kids, help with healing, and calm their fears after traumatic events.

National Center for Children in Poverty
Series of issue briefs that speak about the need to meet the needs of children early in their lives.

What Works Clearinghouse: Evidence on Early Child Interventions
Evaluations of early childhood interventions (curricula and practices) aimed at children ages 3 to 5 in center-based child care.