Child Development Resources

Help Me Grow WNY

Help Me Grow WNY is a free developmental screening tool that links families and child care providers with information and community resources related to child development and parenting. 

Early Childhood Direction Center

Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC) is a program that helps professionals and parents of children with special needs, ages birth to five. ECDC provides free information, referral, technical assistance, and support to families, providers, and the community, concerned with children birth to five with suspected or diagnosed delays or disabilities. 

Children’s Center for Success

Children’s Center for Success helps children reach their full potential by providing a positive place to learn, grow, and succeed. The program supports children and provides training for child care providers and parents.

Dual Diagnosis: A guidebook for caregivers of children with a developmental disability and mental illness

This book helps providers navigate their way through caring for children with a dual diagnosis: a child that has a developmental disability, and also has a mental illness.

Zero to Three

A resource for providers caring for children birth through age three. Find resources and services on their website.