American Academy of Pediatrics: Whether you’re looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, you’ve come to the right place. Here, you’ll find information regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics many programs and activities.
Autism Support Network: Join our free support community and connect with thousands of other families and individuals touched by ASD. Find out what’s working for others, coping strategies, and life guides from others living what you’re going through now.
Brain Bilding in Progress: Whenever you see children interacting and learning in enriching environments, what you’re really seeing is brain building in progress. The latest science shows that these early experiences actually build the architecture of the developing brain; much like a house is built from the bottom up.
Born Learning: Everyday life is a learning experience for children. Born Learning is a public engagement campaign that helps parents, grandparents and caregivers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.
Child Help (abuse hotline): The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Serving the United States, its territories, and Canada, the Hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in 170 languages. The Hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are anonymous and confidential.
MASS 211: Every day, someone somewhere in Massachusetts needs to find essential community services, an after school program, a food bank, or where to secure care for an aging parent. Many face these challenges, but don’t always know where to turn for help. The solution is to dial 2-1-1.
Zero to Three
Here you’ll find science-based information and tools designed to help parents and caregivers nurture their young children’s development.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.
Tax Credit Resources for Parents Many times we experience significant life events that have a tax impact too! This page is designed to help you while explaining to taxpayers the tax impact of these events.
Data Reports: During 2010—2011, the Massachusetts CCR&R Network, Inc. along with a team of researchers selected by the Department of Early Education & Care (EEC), conducted a Market Rate Survey to determine the current rates being charged for non‐subsidized children throughout the Commonwealth.
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Parents and the High Cost of Childcare
The Alliance for Early Childhood Finance: The Alliance for Early Childhood Finance seeks more rational financing of childcare in America through inquiry, analysis and communication among childcare policy activists. Many publications on the issue of financing childcare may be downloaded from the site.