Charting Progress for Babies in Childcare

Promote Access to Comprehensive Services


American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Children with Disabilities, "Developmental Surveillance and Screening of Infants and Young Children," Pediatrics 108, no. 1 (2001): 192-196.

American Academy of Pediatrics/Bright Futures, Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care, 2008,

Barth, Richard P., Anita A. Scarborough, E. Christopher Lloyd, Jan L. Losby, Cecilia Casanueva, and Tammy Mann, Developmental Status and Early Intervention Service Needs of Maltreated Children, submitted to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2008,

Bernstein, Jared, Chauna Brocht, and Maggie Spade-Aguilar, How Much is Enough? Basic Family Budgets for Working Families, Economic Policy Institute, 2000,

Capps, Randy, Michael Fix, Jason Ost, Jane Reardon-Anderson, and Jeffrey S. Passel, The Health and Well-Being of Young Children of Immigrants, Urban Institute, 2005,

Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University ,A Science-Based Framework for Early Childhood Policy: Using Evidence to Improve Outcomes in Learning, Behavior, and Health for Vulnerable Children, 2007,

Cohen, Adam L. and Dimitri A. Christakis, "Primary language of parent is associated with disparities in pediatric preventive care," Journal of Pediatrics 148, no.2 (2006): 254-8.

Douglass-Hall, Ayana and Michelle Chau, Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Birth to Age 18, National Center for Children in Poverty, 2008,

Douglass-Hall, Ayana and Michelle Chau, Basic Facts About Low-income Children: Birth to Age 3, National Center for Children in Poverty, 2008,

Duncan, Greg and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, eds, Consequences of Growing Up Poor,  1997.

Gershoff, Elizabeth, Low Income and the Development of America's Kindergartners, National Center for Children in Poverty, 2003,

Gilliam, Walter S., Reducing Behavior Problems in Early Care and Education Programs: An Evaluation of Connecticut's Early Childhood Consultation Partnership, Child Health and Development Institute, 2007,

Gitterman, Benjamin A., and Cynthia F. Bearer, "A Developmental Approach to Pediatric Environmental Health," Pediatric Clinics of North America 48, no. 5 (2001): 1071-83.

Groark, Christina J., Kelly E. Mehaffie, Robert B. McCall, Mark T. Greenberg, and the Universities Children's Policy Collaborative, From Science to Policy: Research on Issues, Programs, and Policies in Early Care and Education, prepared for Pennsylvania's Governor's Task Force on Early Childhood Education, 2002,

Heck, Maureen, Daniel Flannery, Mark Schluchter, Lydia Cartar, Elaine Borawski, and Nancy Klein, "Outcomes in Young Adulthood for Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants," The New England Journal of Medicine 346, no. 3 (2002): 149-157.

Horton, Carol, Protective Factors Literature Review: Early Care and Education Programs and the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Center for the Study of Social Policy, 2003,

Knitzer, Jane and Jill Lefkowitz, Pathways to Early School Success: Helping the Most Vulnerable Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families¸ National Center for Children in Poverty, 2006,

Knitzer, Jane, Children and Welfare Reform: Issue Brief No. 8, Promoting Resilience: Helping Young Children and Parents Affected by Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Depression in the Context of Welfare Reform, National Center for Children in Poverty, 2000,

Macomber, Jennifer Ehrle, Gina Adams, and Kathryn Tout, Who's Caring for Our Youngest Children? Child Care Patterns of Infants and Toddlers, Urban Institute, 2001,

Macomber, Jennifer, An Overview of Selected Data on Children in Vulnerable Families, Urban Institute, 2006,

Matthews, Hannah and Rachel Schumacher, Ensuring Quality Care for Low-Income Babies: Contracting Directly with Providers to Expand and Improve Infant and Toddler Care, Center for Law and Social Policy, 2008,

Matthews, Hannah, and Deanna Jang, The Challenges of Change: Learning from the Child Care and Early Education Experiences of Immigrant Families, Center for Law and Social Policy, 2007,

Matthews, Hannah, Child Care and Development Block Grant Participation in 2007, 2008,

National Association of Childcare Resource and Referral Agencies, We Can Do Better: NACCRRA's Ranking of State Child Care Center Standards and Oversight, 2006,

National Center for Children in Poverty, Poverty and Brain Development in Early Childhood, 1999,

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National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, Excessive Stress Disrupts the Architecture of the Developing Brain, 2008,

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, "Chronicity of Maternal Depressive Symptoms, Maternal Sensitivity, and Child Functioning at 36 Months," Developmental Psychology 35, no. 5 (1999): 1297-1310.

Rose-Jacobs, Ruth, Maureen M. Black, Patrick H. Casey, John T. Cook, Diana B. Cutts, Mariana Chilton, Timothy Heeren, Suzette M. Levenson, Alan F. Meyers, and Deborah A. Frank, "Household Food Insecurity: Associations with At-Risk Infant and Toddler Development," Pediatrics 121, no. 1 (2008): 65-72.

Schumacher, Rachel and Elizabeth DiLauro, Building on the Promise: State Initiatives to Expand Access to Early Head Start for Young Children and their Families, Center for Law and Social Policy and ZERO TO THREE, 2008,

Schumacher, Rachel, Family Support and Parent Involvement in Head Start: What Do Head Start Program Performance Standards Require? Center for Law and Social Policy,

Schumacher, Rachel, Promoting the Health of Poor Preschool Children: What Do Federal Head Start Performance Standards Require? Center for Law and Social Policy, 2003,

Shackelford, Jo, State and Jurisdictional Eligibility Definitions for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities Under IDEA, National Early Childhood TA Center, NECTAC Notes 21, July 2006,

Stebbins, Helene and Jane Knitzer, Highlights from the Improving the Odds for Young Children Project: State Early Childhood Policies, National Center for Children in Poverty, 2007,

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Making a Difference in the Lives of Infants and Toddlers and Their Families: The Impacts of Early Head Start,  2002,

Washington State Department of Health, Healthy Child Care Washington: Evaluation Report, April 2006 - March 2007, 2007,

Whitaker, Robert C., Sean M Orzol, and Robert S. Kahn, "Maternal Mental Health, Substance Use, and Domestic Violence in the Year After Delivery and Subsequent Behavior Problems in Children at Age 3 Years," Archives of General Psychiatry 63, no. 5 (2006): 551-560.


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