Dictionaries and Glossaries
(2021). Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA Center)
(2011). Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
(2011). NAEYC and NACCRRA.
(2011). NAEYC and the Alliance of Early Childhood Teacher Educators.
(2015). Child Welfare Information Gateway.
This Glossary identifies commonly held definitions for terms that can be found on the Child Welfare Information Gateway website. It defines common acronyms and includes links to information on major Federal legislation and related child welfare terms. Also available: Child Welfare Terms, English to Spanish and Términos del bienestar de menores, Del español al inglés
(2012). MCH Navigator at Georgetown University.
(2008). ZERO TO THREE.
This online glossary from ZERO TO THREE defines commonly used federal and state legislative terms and acronyms, and effective advocacy terms and techniques for those in the infant-toddler field.
This is a companion glossary of Implementation Science terminology used in a Guide to the Implementation Process: Stages, Steps and Activities.
(2014). The IRIS Center.
This online glossary from the IRIS Center contains terms related to the field of special education and includes a helpful cross-referencing feature.
(2014). University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability.
This online glossary provides definitions of terms frequently used in early childhood special education. It includes the Navajo translations for each term, as well as audio access to spoken pronunciations.
(2013). Region 1 Parent Technical Assistance Center at the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, New Jersey.