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Early Care & Education


You and Your Child Parenting Guides, University of Pittsburgh, Office of Child Development
A series of easy-to-use guides that provides concise information and advice on 50 topics ranging from children's nightmares and how to toilet train to discussing death with your child and coping with the every day stress of parenting.

A Family's Introduction (and Guide) to Early Intervention In Pennsylvania, PA Early Intervention Technical Assistance Network
This guide for parents of children receiving special education in Pennsylvania outlines how a child's need for special education is determined, how a child's educational program is developed, the responsibilities and protections guaranteed to parents and children, and the resources available to parents of a child with disabilities.

Quality Child Care Checklist (Guide), PA Department of Public Welfare
For additional information please see Pennsylvania's Child Care Association (PACCA) that includes a Parent Resources Center, and the "Parent's Guide to Choosing Safe and Healthy Child Care", National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care.