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Normal vs. Delayed Development

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Healthy Children

The website contains information on a wide range of relevant teen issues, including safety, fitness, school issues, dating, substance abuse; emotional wellness, including helping children handle stress, psychiatric medications, grief. It also provides information about healthy living, family life, immunizations, developmental stages and more.
141 Northwest Point Boulevard, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
(847) 434-4000
healthychildren.org

Baby Sign Language

Baby sign language is a way for all parents to improve early infant communication and communicate with children before they can actually speak. It has been shown to boost development as well. This website is full of free resources, including free videos, free flash cards and free tutorials.
www.babysignlanguage.com

Early Intervention Support

Find answers and practical suggestions on child development. This online site explains how children develop and what early intervention is.
http://day2dayparenting.com

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Health E-Hints

Health e-Hints is a free, unique e-newsletter written by pediatric specialists and customized to meet the health and safety needs of your family. When you enter the ages of your own children, you’ll only get the articles that are relevant to your family. The newsletter is completely customized just for you.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-2000
nationwidechildrens.org/e-newsletter-sign-up

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Health Information Library

Find information about the disease, condition, procedure or test you need. Also, find relevant information on various health topics for parents, kids and teens.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-2000
healthlibrary.nationwidechildrens.org

Ounce of Prevention

The online handouts have a lot of useful nutritional and developmental information for parents of newborns up to teens.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-4824 or (614) 644-7035
nationwidechildrens.org/ounce-of-prevention

Pathways Awareness

Supports parents by providing knowledge, information and a sense of community as parents learn about early detection and the benefit of early therapy for children with delays.
150 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago Illinois 60601
Toll-free National Information Line: (800) 955-2445
pathwaysawareness.org

Sesame Street in the Communities

Offers providers and parents resources to help children thrive and deal with some common issues that affect children’s lives. Explore topics related to health and wellness, social-emotional skills, and school readiness.

1900 Broadway, New York, New York 10023
(212) 595-3456
sesamestreetincommunities.org
To view their additional toolkit: sesamestreet.org/toolkits

What is Early Intervention?

Early intervention is a range of services for infants and toddlers up to age three who are experiencing a delay in some area of their development.

Zero to Three

Offers helpful information about behavior, development, care and education of infants in their first 3 years of life. Learn what to expect as your child grows and how to deal with challenging behaviors.
1255 Twenty-third Street, Northwest, Washington, DC 20037
(202) 638-1144
zerotothree.org