Child Development Resources

Autism Society of America 
This site includes information about living with autism, research, local chapters, and more, including a newsletter and tip of the day. The Society promotes lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum. Includes a Spanish translation

Child Development Institute 
The Child Development Institute provides information on parenting, child development, child psychology, learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and dyslexia as well as reading and study skills improvement.

Childstats.gov 
This site provides statistical reports on the status of U.S. children and their families. Coverage includes population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education. From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.

Expenditures on Children by Families 
This report prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides data estimating how much it costs to raise a child, both in "husband-wife" and single-parent families.

Families Online Magazine
This online magazine provides up-to-date advice on parenting, nutrition, home and garden and books. Appropriate resource for parents with infants as well as school kids. 

Family TLC
This site includes parenting tips and articles on child development. It also suggests family activities - games, sports, crafts, music, cooking, nature and more.

Fathering Magazine
This site considers itself to be "the on-line magazine for men with families" and provides a lengthy catalog of articles on family and fathering. The articles examine social issues affecting children and child development and include personal stories.

The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues 
This site is a peer-reviewed e-journal designed to integrate, apply, and transmit knowledge about issues of current interest in family and consumer sciences.

News for Parents 
This site is directed at parents. It is updated daily, and provides clear, concise, jargon-free news and information related to children’s health, development and education. It was founded by a licensed clinical psychologist.