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Hudson Gwendolyn, Miller Gregory G., Seikel Kathy, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Infants and young children under five years of age are uniquely vulnerable to certain environmental contaminants. Some of these contaminants have been found in early learning environments (ELEs), or child care and family child care settings where…
Seltenrich Nate, May, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of recent research on the presence of potentially harmful chemicals in child care settings, the role of staff education in the improvement of indoor child care environments, and the regulation of chemical use in child care settings
Somers Tarah S., Harvey Margaret L., Rusnak Sharee Major, May/June 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the Screening Assessment for Environmental Risk (SAFER) program, a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Public Health Environmental and Occupational Health Assessment Program and the Child Day Care Licensing Program,…
Bachrach Andrea, Higgins Louisa B., Stagman Shannon, December 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of substances that threaten the healthy development of young children in early care and learning settings and a discussion of interventions and policies to reduce exposure to these substances
Mississippi State University. National Center for Rural Early Childhood Learning Initiatives, 2006
Other
Proceedings from a forum on the effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on child care and early education services in the affected areas and how to adequately prepare for future emergencies
Read Marilyn, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the use of color in physical design features of the exterior and interior design of 101 Alabama child care centers, as a way of creating stimulating, harmonious, and organized child care environments
Preston Benjamin L., Warren Rueben C., Stewart Peter, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the influences of urbanization, race/ethnicity, and education on the environmental awareness and exposure to environmental hazards of low-income Head Start families, based on a sample of 763 low-income, female-headed households in the…
LaFollette Sharron, Hobson Angela, Crank Jessica, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study to increase day care operators? awareness of poor indoor air quality?s potential health hazards for children in Illinois
Kotch Jonathan, Guthrie Christine, 1998
Reports & Papers
A study of the impact of an Even Start playground improvement grant on child care playground hazards, focusing on playground safety assessments, planning and evaluation, quality enhancements, such as fencing and surfacing, and safety programs
University of Victoria. School of Child and Youth Care. Unit for Child Care Research, 1997
Other
A study of child care facilities? physical furnishings and equipment in order to meet children?s needs in the areas of physical, intellectual, language, and socioemotional development, focusing on the partnership between child care providers and…
Stevenson Harold W., Parker Timothy, Wilkinson Alex, Bonnevaux Beatrice, Gonzalez Max, Greenfield Patricia M., 1978
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study investigating the influence of schooling and general environmental condition on the development of memory and cognitive skills in young children in Peru