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Websites of Interest and Information for Parents of Young Children

  • Zero to Three - Excellent site containing resources for working with infants, toddlers and families. It has information on a variety of topics such as brain development, child care, and developmental stages.


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  • Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning - The focus is on promoting the social and emotional development of children as a means of preventing challenging behaviors.  This site is primarily for child care and Head Start programs.

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children -NAEYC provides resources and information for parents as guidance for choosing the best possible care and education for their children. 

  • Family Education Network -  This site has a broader scope than the Fun Brain site.  Education partners include: National PTA, ASCD, the Council for Exceptional Children, the National Assoc. for Music Education, Reading is Fundamental and others.  Information is offered on healthy eating, safety, entertainment, tips for developing pre-reading skills, learning disabilities, ADHD, and many other topics.  Free software is offered.  There is advertising, which funds the site.

  • Tufts University Child and Family WebGuide - This site provides links for parents and professionals to sites evaluated by experts  from Tufts University.  Topics include Family/Parenting, Education/Learning, Typical Child Development, Health/Mental Health, and Resources/Recreation.