Need early childhood service or demographic data for areas smaller than your county? IECAM has you covered! But be careful; these smaller areas sometimes do not fit nicely within the boundaries of other geographic areas.
Differences between 1-year and 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) estimates are important to note when using data to communicate stories or visualize trends. Do you know the difference?
A three-step guide to finding the data you need to communicate early childhood-related community needs in your area.
How has the United States changed since 2010? How has Illinois changed? Recently released findings from the 2020 U.S. Census are a treasure trove of information for people interested in the demographic changes that are shaping our nation and state.
How much do you know about young children in Illinois? Test your knowledge here, and then level up with the next blog post in the series, Illinois Early Childhood by the Numbers.
A child’s first three years is the most intensive period for acquiring speech and language skills. In this collaborative post, IECAM and the Illinois Early Intervention Clearinghouse (EIC) present language-focused facts and resources for anyone who wants to learn about this critical period.