Child Development and Health

American Academy of Pediatrics – PA Chapter

  • Houses a variety of resources and links to associated programs including:
  • Breastfeeding Education, Support, and Training (BEST)
  • Child Death Review (CDR)
  • Community Preparedness
  • Early Childhood Education Linkage System (ECELS)
  • Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI)
  • Healthy Teeth, Healthy Children (HTHC)
  • Immunization Education Program (IEP)
  • Infant Safe Sleep
  • Medical Home Initiative (MHI)
  • PA Premie Network (PAPN)
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania (PCA PA)
  • Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect (SCAN)
  • Traffic Injury Prevention Project (TIPP)    

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)

  • “Pyramid” Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children
  • Resources for professionals and parents    

Color Me Healthy    

  • Resources to help children get excited about eating smart and moving more    

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Pennsylvania

  • Fight Crime: Invest in Kids takes a hard look at research about what prevents kids from becoming criminals and puts that information in the hands of policymakers and the general public  
Healthy Children  
  • Provides vital information for parents of children of all ages concerning child development and health    

Help Me Grow

  • An initiative from Ohio with links and resources for families and professionals    

Keystone Kids Go!

  • An initiative focused on improving the nutrition and exercise of young children    

Kids Growth

  • Contains a myriad of resources for parents on their child’s health and well-being    

Period of PURPLE Crying

  • Handouts and brochures for parents available on the website
  • Videos and suggestions for soothing crying babies also on the website    

Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI)

  • A wealth of resources for families and family support professionals that synthesize research on practices that promote healthy social and emotional outcomes for children    

Safe to Sleep Campaign

  • Handouts and brochures for parents available on the website     

Zero to Three

  • Includes child development information, parenting tips, and video resources for parents