Resources Related to West Hill Educare
handbook (10/15//2023) (PDF Document)
Caring for Infants and Toddlers: Encouraging Active Participation
Rose, J. K., Kudela, E., & Cuppernell-Nolan, E. (2011). Caring for Infants and Toddlers: Encouraging Active Participation. Association for Childhood Education International, Focus on Infants & Toddlers, 23(4), 1-7.
Resources in the Ithaca area
Child Development Council of Tompkins County
Information about child care in Tompkins County.
Some parent support resources.
Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County
Family and Community Develompnet
Parenting classes and family activities.
Sign up for their monthly newsletter here
Tompkins County newspaper that helps parents
decide what to do!
Ithaca Children's Garden
Get out there! The children's garden is open year-round to all. There are magical gardens, a walking labyrinth, Gaia the Turtle who you can climb on, the anarchy zone and so much more!
Jillian's Drawer's/Mama Goose
New and used children's clothing and toys. Cloth diaper services.
Mental Health Mamas
Local parenting classes and research articles for parents
and Toddler Resources - Online
Elevating Child Care
for Infant Educarers
American Montessori Society
Confident Child/Confident Parent
Harvard Center on the Developing Child
Information about brain development and the importance of relationship. "Multidisciplinary team committed to driving science-based innovation in policy and practice"
The OT Toolbox
Tools, inspiration and community to encourage the healthy development of kids. Learn the minutia for supporting fine motor, sensory, vision and executive functioning skills.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Making effective communication, a human right, accessible and achievable for all