Like most good things in life, we believe changing the current culture regarding childhood and the essential need for traditional play and supportive parenting will take the voices of a collective village. These authors and organizations are ones we have personally and professionally enjoyed as strong voices towards this important movement.
The American Occupational Therapy Association
Advances the quality, availability, use, and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advocacy, education, and research on behalf of its members and the public.
American Physical Therapy Association
APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy’s role in the nation’s health care system.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Making effective communication, a human right, accessible and achievable for all.
Dedicated to promoting playful learning as the primary way young children learn about the world and themselves.
A brain based approach to discipline and self regulation.
Common Sense Media
Improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
Hundreds of activities to get kids active at school and home.
The Lego Foundation
Worldwide leader in innovative methods for learning through play.
Dedicated to the creation of child-centered, hands-on, play-based environments for young children and provides workshops, training, technical support and curriculum resources to those who wish the same.
Non-profit organization that supports anyone, anywhere to build a stimulating space for play using only local materials, tools, and skills.
Zero To Three
Advancing the proven power of early connections