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Links and Resources

Type Title Summary
National Education and Support Literature The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association
Exceptional Parent Magazine

Exceptional Parent Magazine



The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
Waisman Center

Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The Speech-Language Pathology Website


National: Government Resources Birth to Three Connecticute Birth to Three; Support for Child Development Issues, Disorders, and Transitions
National: Professional Development Findit.Org: The Nonprofit Online Resource Technical assistance and resources for non-profit professionals
National: Advocacy and Education Children's Defense Fund Speaks for the needs of children who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves.
National: Government Resources Head Start Information & Publication Center Connecting people with Head Start and Early Head Start information on early childhood issues
National: Health, Information and Policy The Kaiser Family Foundation The Foundation focuses on the major health care issues facing the nation.
National: Information Developmental Milestones Developmental milestones, provided by the Center for Disease Control
National Center for Early Development and Learning Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute: National early childhood research project

National: Policy, Research &


Alliance for Health Reform

Health Issue Research and Public Policy Advocacy


Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Promoting the optimal development of children through research-based practices.
The Future of Children

Promoting Children's Issues Through Information and Advocacy



News and Information for Child Advocacy


National Association for the Education of Young Children

Early Childhood Best Practices



National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NECTAS) Connecting People and Knowledge: A Consortium
The Council for Exceptional Children Advocating the improvement of educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities
ZERO TO THREE Promotes healthy development of infants, toddlers, and their families.
Kaufman Children's Center for Speech, Language and Sensory Disorders (KCC) Kaufman Children's Center for Speech, Language and Sensory Disorders (KCC)
State Education Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
State Government Rhode Island Government Information Page

Rhode Island Government Information


State: Policy, Research & Advocacy Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN)

Training, information and support for parents


Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities Research based training for individuals with disabilities and service providers.
Talking to Kids About War/Terrorism Children Now

Children Now



Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)


Family Education

Family Education & Learning Network


early intervention links

Contact Information

URI EI Recruitment and Retention Office
2 Lower College Road
205 Transition Center
Kingston, RI 02881

Karen P. McCurdy
Principal Investigator
2 Lower College Road
112 Transition Center
Kingston, RI 02881




Our recruitment effort includes classroom presentations to students in related disciplines to inform them of the availability of internships in the fields of EI and CSHCN. Our presentations are approximately 45 minutes in length, including a Q & A session. Please contact our office to schedule a presentation. If you know of potential students, please provide them with our URI EI Brochure or have them contact our office directly.