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Developmental Milestones

DEVELOPMENTAL MILESTONES - Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving "bye bye" are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move (crawling, walking, etc.). Presented by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention - provides information, an on-line quiz, and a milestone tracker App for your phone or tablet..


VROOM - Thousands of free, easy-to-use learning tips for children 5 and under available as an App on your Android or Apple phone or tablet. Vroom is an initiative of the non-profit Bezos Family Foundation providing the service at no cost.


CALIFORNIA RESOURCE & REFERRAL SERVICE DATA REPORTS ...State-level R&R service data is compiled annually for all child care and development programs administered by the ELCD...

CALIFORNIA CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL NETWORK Network organization of county R&R agencies throughout California.

UNITED STATES OFFICE OF CHILD CARE The Office of Child Care (OCC) supports low-income working families by providing access to affordable, high-quality early care and afterschool programs.

CHILD CARE AWARE  Child Care Aware® of America is the nation's leading voice on child care.


  • FIRST 5 - First 5 California is dedicated to improving the lives of California’s young children and their families through a comprehensive system of education, health services, childcare, and other crucial programs. First 5 California distributes funds to local communities through the state’s 58 individual counties, all of which have created their own local First 5 county commissions.
  • First 5 Amador County
  • First 5 Calaveras County

  • QUALITY COUNTS CALIFORNIA PROFILES - The Quality Counts California (QCC) County Program Profile provides county data from the Common Data File (CDF) and the Annual Progress Report (APR). For counties that are a part of a consortium, the QCC County Program Profile provides a combined view of the CDF and APR. Both qualitative and quantitative data are presented to provide a local view of early learning and care climate.  Here are the links for each County:
  • Amador QCC Profile Page
  • Calaveras QCC Profile Page

  • CHILD CARE LAW CENTER - The Child Care Law Center envisions a California where child care is a civil right, not a benefit; where equal opportunity begins with equal access to safe and healthy child care; and where parents can support their families without sacrificing their children's well-being.

  • CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION - CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.