Here are a few web sites you may find helpful in order to find additional information about children, child care and families.
The National Child Care Information Center promotes linkages about child care resources and supports quality child care.
The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities site is an excellent source of information about special education resources and organizations providing information about specific disabilities.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children is a reliable source of information about children from birth through 3rd grade. This is also a good source of information about creating quality child care and resources for caregivers. Join NAEYC (pdf)
The Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children is an association of early childhood professionals working in Iowa. This site also has information regarding T.E.A.C.H. programs and scholarships.
The National Network for Child Care provides information about children, families and child care from the Cooperative Extension Service.
The I Am Your Child site provides information about child development and resources for parents and caregivers.
The Future of Children contains both the executive summaries and the full text of articles related to policy issues involving the well-being of children and families.
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center is a good source of information about the development of all children, children at risk for developmental delay and the quality of child care.
The Zero to Three web site is a valuable source of information about the care and development of our youngest children, their families and caregivers.