Why Early Childhood and Health
Early Childhood Policy Framework
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Resources for Early Childhood & Physical Health
Local, state and national resources to support the prioritization of early childhood within the early childhood & physical health sector.
Identifies the disparities of overall health and well-being are rooted in early childhood due to the rate of neurologic, metabolic and immunologic system development in the first few years of life.
American Academy of Pediatrics provides professional resources, education, advocacy and policy for pediatricians.
Powered by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this website provides parenting support for all age groups and professional resources, education, advocacy and policy for pediatricians
Provides resources and recommendations for early childhood development, breastfeeding and child growth, child health and the environment and the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI).
Provides resources to support the health of the young child.
Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago
A report on the functions of a central referral system as a resource for families, community-based organizations and health care providers to connect families to a variety of services and local resource that benefit young children.
Help Me Grow strengthens the grid by maintaining a current directory of available services and connecting service providers to each other to create an interconnected system.
Resources for Early Childhood Mental Health
Local, state and national resources to support the prioritization of early childhood within the early childhood mental health sector.
Provides the science behind brain development and how to support early childhood mental health through a collective change model.
Provides resources for EC Mental Health Consultants, administrators, staff, and families.
Provides resources and supports on infant and early childhood mental health.
Resources for Insurance, Public Health and Data
Local, state and national resources to support the prioritization of early childhood within the insurance, public health and data sector.
A non-profit to promote innovative and workable policy solutions that expand health care access and improve the health of Californians.
A national research and consulting firm whose mission is to support the public healthcare industry.
An organization dedicated to advancing improvements in the way the health care delivery system provides care to the people of California.
Provides a three-year plan to ensure everyone has opportunities and resources to be healthy and enjoy safety and optimal quality of life.
Case Study for Health
The Early Childhood Policy Framework in Action. Read about an organization who worked with Early Childhood OC to implement the Policy Framework in their sector(s).