One of a Kind Sites

The sites reviewed below are ones that the Tufts WebGuide recognizes as offering a unique contribution to child development, health, and family resources.


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Parents' Action for Children has created a unique partnership with leading websites to bring together on its site the information that parents need and want. Parents can go to site and find regularly-updated information and resources from each of the key partners. Parents' Action for Children was formerly the I Am Your Child Foundation.

Options on this site include locating parenting tips, health and safety information, information on drugs and alcohol and ideas for family fun. There is also a link for finding your local PTA, a parent involvement resource page, as well as multiple discussion boards.

The purposes of the Society are to promote multidisciplinary research in the field of human development, to foster the exchange of information among scientists and other professionals of various disciplines, and to encourage applications of research findings.

Devoted to assuring the provision of high quality early childhood programs for young children. Provides a link for parents to find an accredited program for their children and links for books/brochures on parenting.

Funded by the 2006 Minnesota Legislature, Parents Know was created to provide parents with trustworthy information concerning child health, development, nutrition, and safety. This first-of- its-kind state-funded website provides a substantial amount of resources based on input from Minnesota parents as well as up-to-date research.

The Child Development Institute presents a variety of information on topics important to parents today: Child Development, Child Psychology, Learning, Health, and Parenting Tips. This site includes articles about infants, children, and adolescents.

The Raising Children Network is an all-inclusive site for information regarding child development and parenting. The site includes articles on a variety of topics, video clips, and places for parents to share their own experiences.