Child Development Resources

The following links and information is presented to help parents understand what to expect from their child. Any questions you may have about your child’s development should be shared with his/her Health Care Provider.

For an in-depth Child Development Overview: click here for the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website.

For information, resources, early intervention or referrals for your child please see our Programs pages for Smart Start funded programs.

For comprehensive parenting information, visit the Child Development Institute/Parenting Information website: click here.

Visit the “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” website for information about childhood developmental milestones and delays. You’ll be able to track the developmental milestones your child should be reaching, see how milestones change as your child grows, and download fact sheets on developmental milestones for children from 3 months to 5 years, along with information on developmental screening and developmental disabilities.