The resources listed below are a selection of items available in our searchable library of resources.
Early Childhood Development
This toolkit, created by FrameWorks Institute, contains communications resources based on the scientific story of child development.
First Five Years Fund has created a range of communications tools and resources for advocates to customize and use, including videos and infographics.
NCCP's Improving the Odds for Young Children project provides information on states' efforts to support the well-being and school success of young children.
Zero to Three provides information and resources on the development of infants and toddlers, including state fact sheets.
ReadyNation has a collection of advocacy tools focusing on the economic case for investing in early childhood, as well as research on the economic benefits of early childhood investments.
This three-part video series depicts what science tells us about early childhood development and how early experiences are built into our bodies and brains for better or for worse.
This report distills a set of 48 early childhood indicators that reflect healthy development of young children.
Resources created by the Center on the Developing Child seek to close the gap between what experts know about the science of early childhood and what the public understands and does about it.
This report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation calls for a renewed emphasis on reading success by outlining the challenges, issuing recommendations and providing state-level data to help stakeholders rally around this critical call to action.
This memo identifies the type of funding, the source of funding, the funding recipients and how the funds are used (categorized by ELAC’s focus areas of accessibility, affordability and high quality).
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The Why Early Childhood Matters: Early Brain Development Presentation is a resource to share with community leaders about the importance of early brain development and how a child's experiences in the first five years can build either a strong or weak foundation for future learning, health and life success.