Child Development

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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

Child Development Division Publications

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

Children's Integrated Services

CIS offers early intervention, family support, and prevention services that help ensure the healthy development and well-being of children, pre-birth to age 5.  Services are available at low or no cost to families.

Early Intervention

Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA): Part C – Early Intervention program for infants and toddlers provides a broad array of services to children with special needs, birth through three years of age, and their families. For information about services in your area contact your local Children's Integrated Services Coordinator.

Help Me Grow VT

Information about child development, developmental tips and videos demonstrating children’s developmental milestones.

Medical Insurance

Medical insurance may help cover the cost of some development services. Please contact Vermont Health Connect for more information -

Statewide Phone Line For Families with Young Children (Help Me Grow)

Dial 2-1-1 to connect with trained child development specialists who can answer your questions and connect you to resources and services in your community. 

Understanding Developmental Stages (Child Welfare Information Gateway)

Resources to help you understand children's developmental stages.