Category Archives: Resources & Downloads

Infant-Toddler Years Essential to Birth-to-8 Continuum

Zero to Three has written a comprehensive agenda for the Administration and the 113th Congress calling for “public policies that ensure children are ready for school and life by incorporating the infant-toddler years as an essential part of the birth-to-8 continuum”. The Agenda: Paving the Path to School Readiness and Beyond includes five common principles […]

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Guest Blog: Sara Gershfeld

Follow Up Care for your Special Needs Child: 5 Organizations to Keep in Mind Quality matters. Whether your child was just diagnosed with a disability, or you′re a seasoned parent of a child with special needs there are a number of organizations that have your back from the first day of your diagnosis up until […]

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Guest Blog: Broader Bolder Approach to Education

Julian Castro’s Risky Proposition: Solidly Backed by Evidence As students in Washington, DC and across the country head back to school, the education spotlight is on the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Leaders of both political parties promote policies that they contend will boost academic achievement and narrow stubborn black-white and rich-poor achievement gaps. The […]

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For Our Babies Poster

We need your help spreading the word about the For Our Babies campaign! We’ve created a poster for you to print and display in a prominent place such as work, school, church, your car window, a local cafe or grocery store.  The second page of the download has talking points that cover: What is the For […]

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Public Health Crisis: Too Many Michigan Infants are Dying

In 2010, Michigan’s infant mortality rate was 7.1. infant deaths per 1,000 live births compared to the national average of 6.1 infant deaths per 1,000 live births. In an effort to address the state’s troubling infant mortality rate, Michigan’s Department of Community Health (MDCH) released an infant mortality reduction plan on Wednesday calling for expansion […]

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The Magic of Everyday Moments: 24-36 Months

Zero to Three has another great download this week called The Magic of Everyday Moments: 24-36 months. This resource explains how daily routines and interactions with a baby are rich opportunities for bonding and learning. It offers concrete examples of behavior you might expect from children in this age range as well as suggestions for […]

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Healthy Minds: Nurturing Your Child’s Development from 0 to 2 Months

Zero to Three offers wonderful resources for parents and caregivers including a download of the week. This week’s download “Healthy Minds: Nurturing Your Child’s Development from 0 to 2 Months” provides age-based information that links research on child and brain development to the important ways in which babies grow and learn in months 0 to […]

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Knowing Your Way Around a Baby’s Brain

Can a mother-to-be’s stress impact her baby’s future brain development? Do our brains get more or less active as we get older? What kind of stimuli do babies need in order to build a strong foundation for learning later in life? Knowing the answers to these types of questions makes it that much easier to […]

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