Child Development Resources

Below are links to child development resources, both from within the department and from external sources.

Child Development Division Publications

Publications that can help you will help you follow your child's development (from birth to age five) so you can identify and address any issues early on.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Resources to help you understand children's developmental stages.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Information about healthy development,  developmental milestones, developmental monitoring and screening, and more.

Statewide Phone Line For Families with Young Children: Help Me Grow

Parents and caregivers of young children can dial 2-1-1 to connect with trained child development specialists who can answer questions about children’s behavior and development and connect families to resources and services in their community.  Specialists are available from 9 AM to 6 PM, Monday – Friday.  Services are confidential.