Growth and Development
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Child Development Basics
Provides parents with information on physical, mental and emotional growth and development from prenatal to teenage.
Key Concepts of Early Child Development
All children progress through an identifiable sequence of physical, cognitive, and emotional growth and change. Children respond best when caregivers use specific techniques designed to encourage and stimulate progress.
Child Health Guide: Put Prevention into Practice
Guide explains preventive care for children such as checkup visits, immunizations, and tests and exams. Provides guidance on growth and developmental issues.
Playwork Is Wicked
A site designed to communicate the importance of play and imagination for children by sharing philosophical beliefs surrounding child development and the role of creative play.
Child Health Record
Online brochure on health, and growth and development issues from birth to teenage years.
Integrated Therapy for Children
Integrated Therapy for Children provided by Judy Sommer offers help with children with learning difficulties including dyspraxia, clumsy child, developmental co-ordination disorder, slow learner, slow reader, speech delay, poor gross and fine motor skills and poor handwriting.
LaQuita's Speech-Language Development
This personal site by a professional speech-language pathologist provides information on speech-language development in infants and toddlers. Find information about disorders of speech and language and where to seek help, on signs of impaired speech and language in small children and steps for remediating these disorders.
Catch A Falling Star Child Behavioral Plans
Behavioral change packets to include behavorial plans and tools to achieve success in modifying or eliminating inappropriate behaviors in children.
Preventing Harm
New physician-authored research links chemicals widely used by industry and commonly found at home to developmental disabilities, including behavioral and learning disabilities.
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Conducts and supports laboratory, clinical and epidemiological research on the reproductive, neurobiologic, developmental, and behavioral processes that determine and maintain the health of children, adults, families and populations.
Child Development Tracker
Year-by-year guide to child development for parents of 1 year olds to 12th graders, including advice, activities, and support of common challenges. Provided by
Zero To Three
Nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the healthy development of babies and young children.
Child Development Institute
Provides information on parenting, child development, child psychology, health and safety, learning disabilities and teens.
Speech Delay
Expert information on speech language development, disorders, milestones and stages of development; comprehensive ask the experts message board on speech and language issues.
Provides the latest research on infant and child brain development. Additionally, offers parent education on child cognitive behavioral development.
From Birth to Puberty
A practical guide to the parenting skills needed to help your child develop a healthy sexuality.
Developmental Checklist
For typical kids age 0 to 5.

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