Parents

RESOURCES AND STRATEGIES

How can you help your child deal with developmental, behavioral or social challenges and reach his or her highest potential? Here are some resources and strategies to help.


 REALIZE THEIR HIGHEST POTENTIAL
                                                              

Caregiver Notebook

Information and helpful forms for parents to stay organized and on top of paperwork. Helps you organize your child's medical care and information to make the most of your visit with the doctor. 


Backpack Connection Series
Resources and information for parents with specific ideas for strategies and skills to support your child's social development at home. There are backpack handouts about addressing behavior; emotions; routines and schedules; and social skills. 

 

  

 
Accessible Television Portal
Television as an early childhood educational tool has long been recognized. This site adds accessibility features such as captioning and description, increasing its educational value and providing equal access.


Understanding IEPs
Explains what an IEP is; what's included in the document; who is on the IEP team; related services and supplementary aids and services; mediation and due process; the role and rights of parents on the team; the link between the IEP and services for the child; getting ready for the IEP meeting; and website links.


Parent Practice Guides with Adaptations for Literacy Learning
These make it easier for young children with disabilities to participate in early literacy learning activities. For parents and practitioners, the guides describe everyday home, community and child care learning opportunities that encourage early literacy learning.