The California Children and Families Act of 1998 is designed to provide, on a community-by-community basis, all children, prenatal to five years of age, with comprehensive child development services.
The CDC Division of Violence Prevention has developed this free, evidence-based resource that gives parents ways to interact more positively with their children.
www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/caqintro.aspThis resource guide was published by the California Department of Education in 2000 to provide parents and family seeking child care with key indicators of quality child care settings, information on the types of child care available, and tips for interviewing potential child care providers.
This is an interactive web-based resource designed to help health professionals encourage all parents to read with their children. The site introduces a wide variety of strategies and tools to support the mission of promoting child development and future school success. Many of these resources can easily be adapted for use by early childhood professionals.
The online publication All About Young Children: Information for Families on Children’s Early Development provides resources for families based on the California Infant/Toddler Learning & Development Foundations and the California Preschool Learning Foundations. Parents and family members can find out what skills help children from birth to five learn, how they learn language, how they learn about feelings and relationships, how they learn about numbers, and how they become skillful at moving their bodies.