Resources for Parents
A guide to information about parenting, from “best practices” to tips for raising challenging kids, managing behavior, nurturing healthy self-esteem, helping kids through a divorce, surviving holidays, and handling conflicting parenting styles.
Esta página web ofrece recursos para los padres de niños con dificultades de aprendizaje y otros problemas de salud mental.
Sesame Workshop created Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children, a nationwide initiative aimed at communities with children ages 2 to 5. Developed with input from parents, people who serve the autism community, and people with autism, See Amazing in All Children offers families ways to overcome common challenges and simplify everyday activities. At the same time, the project fosters an affirming narrative around autism for all families and kids.
The National Military Family Association offers support for military families with special needs family members through the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). Although each Service has its own EFMP, they all serve the same essential function: coordinating the assignment process to ensure special needs families are not sent to locations that lack adequate medical or educational resources. Installation EFMP programs offer support programs and provide families with information about and referral to local services.
Resources for Providers
The Family Central, Inc. Training Academy offers their official Training Academy Job Board as a free service to employers that are licensed child care providers. As students complete the FCCPC/CDA National Credential Course at FCI Training Academy, many of them seek employment opportunities to further their careers. To share your current open positions, download and complete the Employer Job Post Form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to 954-724-3947. You can contact the office at 954-724-3957 or email@example.com with any questions.
Bridging Worlds Interactive Case: Family Engagement in the Transition to Kindergarten
Harvard Family Research Project’s brand-new online interactive case in family engagement lets learners engage and reflect on a difficult situation related to family engagement, independently or with a group, with or without the explicit input of a case facilitator or course instructor.
Dual Language Learner Toolkit
Head Start offers the Dual Language Learner Toolkit which provides resources that can be used to support young children who are learning their home languages and English. It is divided into three sections: administrators and managers; teachers, caregivers, and family services staff; and families.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.