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Quality Child Care Matters
Every child has the right to the highest quality child care, whatever their gender,
ethnicity, religion or economic status. Tips on how to choose quality care.
Health and Safety
KIDS COUNT 2010 Data Book Online: The 21st annual KIDS COUNT Data Book profiles the status of children on a national and state-by-state basis and ranks states on 10 measures of well-being.
Talaris Research Institute Fabulous website. Click on the "Parenting Counts" tab to
view one minute videos on topics such as tantrums, nightmares, and child
Minds: Nurturing Your Child's Development, a new resource produced by Zero to Three,
is now available. Seven two-sided reproducible handouts in a folder can be used
to provide parents with key information on brain and child development at
stages that coincide with well-child checkups.
Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Unfortunately, not all jobs provide health care benefits, and buying a private
health plan may be too costly for many of us. That is why the State of Idaho
created the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Click on the CHIP link
through the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
A.L.A.R.M. (PDF) is a concise list of facts and recommendations from
the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention. Each letter of the acronym conveys important information
(e.g., L is for Listen to Parents).
Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate
their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants,
children, adolescents and young adults. On the menu, check out Health
Topics, Parenting Corner, and Professional
Education & Resources.
Online is a website
resource for childcare health consultants, providers, professional
organizations, educational and medical facilities, and parents. It is the
goal of this site to provide you with health and safety information for young
children, birth through age 8. Visit often and look for new resource links, childcare health and safety activities, and