Their mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life.
Founded in 1977 by top experts in child development, health and mental health. They have evolved into the organization that plays a critical leadership role in promoting understanding around key issues affecting young children and their families, including child care, infant mental health, early language and literacy development, early intervention and the impact of culture on early childhood development.
At ZERO TO THREE they envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential.
ZERO TO THREE is unique in their multidisciplinary approach to child development. Their emphasis on bringing together the perspectives of many fields and many specialists is rooted in the robust research studies showing that all domains of development—social, emotional, intellectual, language and physical—are interdependent and work together to promote a child’s overall health and well-being in the context of his family and culture.
All of their work is:
Grounded in research and experience