Child Development


CDC ACT EARLY From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.

The Early Childhood Outcomes (ECTA) Center provides national leadership in assisting states with the implementation of high-quality outcome systems for early intervention (Part C) and early childhood special education (Section 619) programs.

Zero  To Three is a national center with resources, tools and support for policies based on the science of early learning.  Information on early development and well-being, early learning, parenting, and policy and advocacy related to children from birth to age three.

VROOM.  Every parent has what it takes to be a brain builder.  Links to simple everyday activities that support development.  Includes an app that has activities based on your child’s age.

Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Recommended Practices were developed to provide guidance to practitioners and families about the most effective ways to improve the learning outcomes and promote the development of young children, birth to age five.

Child Health and Development Institute of CT.  is a partnership between the University of Connecticut and Yale University whose goal is to improve health outcomes for Connecticut’s children.  Has information on issues like sleep, nutrition, oral health, safety and common health problems.

Kids Development has information for parents on child development in a variety or areas that concern parents.

CT Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems  Resources for promoting healthy development and ways to monitor children’s development.