Resources for Determining the Status of Infant/Toddler Development in Relation to the Three OSEP Outcomes
American Academy of Pediatrics. (2007). Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5.
Virginia’s Early Childhood Development Alignment Project. (2007). Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals. Richmond: Author
Virginia’s Early Childhood Development Alignment Project. (2007). Milestones of Child Development: A Guide to Young Children’s Learning and Development from Birth to Kindergarten. Richmond: Author
Discovery Health. (2005). Child Development Timeline.
Greenspan, S., Prizant, B., Wetherby, A. & First Signs, Inc. (2004). Hallmark Developmental Milestones.
Hawaii Early Learning Profile; HELP Strands. Curriculum-Based Developmental Assessment – Birth to Three years – 1992-2004
Shelov M.D., Steven P. and Hannenmann M.D., Robert E (2005) AAP: Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5. Bantam Books
The Early Learning Accomplishment Profile – Birth to 36 months, Chapel Hill Training-Outreach Project, Inc.
University of Maryland Medical Center. (2006). Developmental Milestones.
Child Development – Print Resources
Brazelton, T.B., & Sparrow, J.D (2006). Touchpoints: Birth to Three: Your child’s emotional and behavioral development. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press.
Caplan, T., & Caplan, F. (1995). The first twelve months of life: Your baby’s growth month by month. New York: Bantam Books.
Caplan, F. (1982). The second twelve months of life: Your baby’s growth month by month. New York: Bantam Books
Caplan, T., & Caplan, F. (1984). The early childhood years: The 2 to 6 year old. New York: Bantam Books.
Greenspan, S. & Greenspan, N.T. (1994). First feelings: Milestones in the emotional development of your baby and child. New York: Viking.
Lowman, D.L. (2007) Amazing Babies: An Overview of Development from Birth to Thirty-Six Months. Virginia: Partnership for People with Disabilities, Virginia Commonwealth University.
Shelov, S.P., & Hannemann, R.E (2004). Caring for your baby and young child: Birth to age five. New York: Bantam Books, Inc.
Child Development – Web Resources
Age Expected Child Development Resources: Early Childhood Outcomes Center/ECO Tools/Resources: http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~eco/pdfs/Age-expected_child_dev10-11-06.pdf
Baby Center / Baby Milestones: http://www.babycenter.com/baby-milestones
Born Learning: http://www.bornlearning.org/default.aspx?id=19
Kids Health/Growth and Development: http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/growth/index.html
Child and Family Outcomes
The Early Childhood Outcomes Center:
ECO Activities and Resources
ECO Tools (and Training Resources)
Federal and State Activities
Outcomes 101: ECO Q & A
Infant & Toddler Connection of Virginia/ Virginia’s System for Determining Child Progress
Infant & Toddler Connection of Virginia
Please Note: A thorough explanation and details of development are beyond the scope of this document. It is incumbent upon early childhood professionals to have a thorough knowledge of development. Resources listed in this manual can be used as one mechanism for professionals to increase their knowledge. Observation of typically developing children and specific coursework are other methods to increase professional competency in child development.