In addition to our many Topic pages, which are designed primarily for state and local Part C and Section 619 program staff, our Early Childhood Research & Reference Portal provides access to a variety of primary sources, research and reference materials for individuals at all levels of the system: administrators, researchers, policy makers, practitioners, families and advocates for young children with special needs.
An archive of weekly updates on early childhood news, research, online resources, & more.
Links to national and state-by-state early childhood data, policies and initiatives.
Peer-reviewed journals related to early childhood available online full-text or partially.
Links to definitions of early intervention and early childhood special education terms and acronyms.
Resources on what constitutes evidence-based practice (EBP) and where to find early childhood EPB.
Links to initiatives and research studies on the efficacy of early childhood interventions.
Information about searching the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Database and Google Scholar.
Grants funded by the Office of Special Education Programs. See also, the Forecast of Funding Opportunities from OSEP under the Department Of Education Discretionary Grant Programs
Research projects funded by the Institute of Education Sciences. See Early Intervention and Early Learning in Special Education Program research projects.
Information about ongoing and completed education-related studies.