The Early Childhood Research & Reference Portal is integral to our role in linking people with knowledge. The Portal provides access to a variety of 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.
Tips for searching the world's premier database of education literature.
Grants funded by the Office of Special Education Programs. See also, ECTA Center's Projects Finder: OSEP-funded Early Childhood Projects.
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.