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ECE 107 - Desert Vista - Human Development and Relations: Websites
Resource on child development and health. Parent information site of the American Academy of Pediatrics. AAP is the professional organization of pediatric practitioners in the US and international chapters.
Since it was founded in 1946 to help control malaria, CDC has remained at the forefront of public health efforts to prevent and control infections and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats. Today, CDC is globally recognized for conducting research and investigations and for its action oriented approach. CDC applies research and findings to improve people’s daily lives and responds to health emergencies-something that distinguishes CDC from its peer agencies. Click on:
----- Healthy living – subjects essential to healthy development, including obesity and food safety, immunizations, & tobacco use.
----- Diseases and conditions includes ADHD information
----- More CDC Topics includes “data and statistics” on a number of key human development issues such as autism, birth defects, healthy aging & physical activity
Committed to the prevention, treatment, and improved understanding of mental illness, this publically funded organization is central to research, public education and systems change to improve mental health.
Mission is to support the healthy development & well-being of infants, toddlers & their families. "We are a national multidisciplinary organization that advances our mission by informing, educating, and supporting adults who influence the lives of infants & toddlers."