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Last updated 7/21/14
Isothermal Community College
P.O. Box 804, Spindale NC 28160
(828) 395-1307  fax (828) 286-8208

Charles P. Wiggins, Director of Library Services


Course-Related Internet Links

Internet Sites for Early Childhood

General Sites

Child Development Institute
http://www.healthyplace.com/parenting/child-development-institute/parenting-child-development-child-psychology/menu-id-1638/
Website of Dr Robert Myers, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Early Child Development
http://www.worldbank.org/children/
A World Bank website, “designed to assist policy makers, program managers, and practitioners in their efforts to promote the healthy growth and integral development of young children.” Links to articles and related sites.

Foundation for Child Development
http://www.fcd-us.org/
“A national, private philanthropy dedicated to the principle that all families should have the social and material resources to raise their children to be healthy, educated and productive members of their communities.” Links to articles and information.

National Black Child Development Institute
http://www.nbcdi.org/
Website of “a nonprofit organization has provided and supported programs, workshops, and resources for African American children, their parents and communities…” Tip: use the Search function to look for info.

National Network for Child Care
http://www.nncc.org/
“An Internet source of over 1000 publications and resources related to child care. Publications are research-based and reviewed.” Click on Learn from our articles and resources.

UNC FPG Child Development Institute
http://www.fpg.unc.edu/
Website for a multidisciplinary institute at the University of NC at Chapel Hill. Articles, news, info on projects.


Socially Oriented

NC Division of Child Development
http://ncchildcare.dhhs.state.nc.us/general/home.as
Website of official state entity for child development. Child care demographics at NC Child Care Snapshot and news articles at What’s New.

Society for Research in Child Development
http://www.srcd.org/
“The Society is a multidisciplinary, not-for-profit, professional association…” (Full-text articles from this journal can be found on NC LIVE.)


Medically Oriented

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention--Child Development
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/child/
Department of Health and Human Services site. Provides developmental milestones, info on child development, ADHD, and links to related sites.

National Association for Child Development
http://www.nacd.org/
Website of “an international organization that distributes information to parents and professionals while providing techniques and strategies to assist both children and adults in reaching their full potential.”

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/
“The mission of the NICHD is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted … and that all children have the chance to achieve their full potential for healthy and productive lives, free from disease or disability...” Check out News & Media and Health Information.


Some links on this site go to external web sites not connected with Isothermal Community College. Their inclusion is not an endorsement by Isothermal and Isothermal is not responsible for accuracy of their content.

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