Child Development and Education

Center for Children and Families: "Our primary goal at the Center for Children and Families is to improve the lives of children struggling with mental health concerns, and to support their parents and families as they help their children succeed."

ECAP Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative : "Home to a number of projects that focus on educating and raising young children. ECAP hosts research, technical assistance, and service projects."

Florida Head Start: "Head Start is a national school readiness program that provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to children from low-income families."

Mindful Kids Miami: "Seeks to bring the benefits of mindfulness to children from pre-K through the 12th grade in Miami-Dade County. Mindful Kids Miami helps educators, health providers and caregivers teach mindfulness skills to children and youth in schools and other settings."

MindUP™: "Addresses the whole child, driving positive behavior and better relationships at home — improving family harmony."

Child Care and Parenting

Breast Feeding: La Leche League International: "The Mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother."

Parents Action for Children: "A nonprofit, non-partisan organization to raise awareness about the importance of early childhood development and school readiness."

Kids Health: "The most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years."

Parenting: "Modern families + fresh ideas."

Gerber: "At Gerber, we work hard to become a parent’s trusted partner in fostering healthy growth and development and helping establish healthy eating habits from Birth+ to Preschooler."

Zero to Three: "A national, nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development."

Special Needs and Health Resources

Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Healthy Kids

Department of Health WIC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Professional Organizations

American Psychological Society

APA Help Center

International Congress on Infant Studies

International Society of Developmental Psychobiology

Society for Research in Child Development