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Early On Michigan Web Site
Early On® Michigan is the system of early intervention services for infants and toddlers, birth to three years of age, with disabilities or delays, and their families.
Early On Training and TA Web Site
Early On® Training and Technical Assistance (EOT&TA), an Innovative Project of Clinton County RESA, offers personnel development to Michigan’s early intervention service providers and parents. In particular, EOT&TA supports personnel in the 57 service areas throughout Michigan who provide services to infants and toddlers through Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), known as Early On®Michigan.
Children’s Charter of the Courts of Michigan
Children’s Charter Of The Courts Of Michigan addresses a variety of child and family concerns through: General Education Efforts, Professional and Technical Training, Assisting Communities in Developing Services & Programs and Public Policy Advocacy
Michigan Council for Maternal and Child Health
Michigan Council for Maternal and Child Health strives to be a voice in the political process for pregnant women, children, and their families to assure that their health and well-being are ensured through educating and informing policymakers, community leaders, and service providers about the importance of prevention and intervention in our health care and human service systems.
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Safety Alerts & Consumer Product Recall
Safety Alerts & Consumer Product Recall
SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information
SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is the Nation’s one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment.
National Council of Family Relations
The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) provides an educational forum for family researchers, educators, and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and family relationships, establishes professional standards, and works to promote family well-being.
Zero to Three
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit multidisciplinary organization that advances our mission by informing, educating and supporting adults who influence the lives of infants and toddlers.
International Society of Infant Studies
The International Society on Infant Studies is a not-for-profit professional organization devoted to the promotion and dissemination of research on the development of infants.
La Leche League
La Leche League is an international organization providing information and support to breastfeeding mothers.
Children’s Defense Fund
Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) is a private, nonprofit organization supported by foundation and corporate grants and individual donations. CDF encourages preventive investment before children get sick or into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown.
National Black Child Development Institute
NBCDI’s mission is to improve and protect the quality of life of Black children and families.
World Association for Infant Mental Health
The World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH) is a not-for-profit organization for scientific and educational professionals. WAIMH’s central aim is to promote the mental wellbeing and healthy development of infants throughout the world, taking into account cultural, regional, and environmental variations, and to generate and disseminate scientific knowledge.
Michigan Fatherhood Coalition
The Michigan Fatherhood Coalition (MFC) is a Michigan nonprofit organization composed of committed volunteer practitioners/professionals who work in private and public agencies with fathers. The MFC formed because a group of interested practitioners recognized the need for an organization within Michigan solely committed to responsible fatherhood for the well-being of Michigan’s children.
Michigan Coalition for Children and Families
Michigan Coalition for Children and Families (MCCF) is a statewide, non-partisan network of more than 70 child-focused organizations and individuals with a shared mission of improving the quality of life for Michigan children and families.
Assoc. for Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health  (APPPAH)
In these pages you’ll be able to explore the many mental and emotional dimensions of pregnancy and birth in everything from scholarly articles to personal stories and late-breaking headlines 
Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children
The Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children (MiAEYC) is committed to improving the education and welfare of children from birth through age eight. MiAEYC works for young children, their families and early childhood professionals, and supports the professional development of its members through quality training, materials and services.
Children’s Trust Fund
The Children’s Trust Fund is Michigan Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America. It serves as a voice for Michigan’s children and families and promotes their health, safety, and welfare by funding effective local programs and services that prevent child abuse and neglect.
Michigan Great Start for Kids
Governor Granholm’s Great Start initiative was announced in her 2004 State of the State speech to encourage early literacy efforts and parenting education. Great Start began as an initiative to better coordinate the services the State of Michigan provides for its children. The initiative entailed immediate steps to strengthen Michigan’s early childhood efforts and to create the state’s blueprint to build an early learning system for all children.
Michigan Project Great Start
Michigan Project Great Start (PGS) encompasses both immediate action and creating a blueprint, or strategic plan, for Michigan’s early childhood system of programs, services and support aids for all children from birth to age five.
NASW – National Association of Social Workers
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
Maternal Infant Health Program 
Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) is a program for all Michigan women with Medicaid health insurance who are pregnant and all infants with Medicaid. It is a benefit of their insurance.  MIHP provides support to promote healthy pregnancies, good birth outcomes, and healthy infants.
Michigan Association for Local Public Health
Michigan Association for Local Public Health is a private, non-profit, 501-C3 state association, organized to represent Michigan’s 45 city, county, and district health departments before the state and federal legislative and executive branches of government. Their mission is to strengthen Michigan’s system of local public health departments and local governing boards to promote, protect, and advocate improving the health of Michigan’s people and their communities.
Michigan Public Health Association
The Michigan Public Health Association is comprised of individuals and organizations in Michigan working to: improve the public’s health; promote the scientific and professional foundations of public health practice and policy; advocate for conditions that support a healthy society; promote and encourage disease prevention; and enhance the ability of members to promote and protect the environment and community health.
Michigan Access, Lead Poisoning Prevention
Michigan Access, Lead Poisoning Prevention provides information about lead poisoning for parents, clinicians, lead Professionals, homeowners, and rental property owners.
American Public Health Association
APHA represents a broad array of health professionals and others who care about their own health and the health of their communities.
Michigan’s Children
Michigan’s Children is a statewide, independent voice for children and their families. We work with lawmakers, business leaders, and communities to make Michigan a place where all children have the opportunity to thrive.
Consumer’s Product Safety Commission
The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.