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Potty Training and Bedwetting

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/toilettrainingandbedwetting.html

Learning and Development Products

www.rmlearning.com
We discussed specifically teaching babies sign language    →
http://www.rmlearning.com/babysignlanguage.htm

Sign Language and Baby photos

http://www.signingbaby.com/photo/please.html


Websites Researched by Gina
www.naric.com- National Rehabilitation information center.

www.nursingworld.org/- the official site for the American Nurses Association

www.webmd.com- An extensive site on research for conventional methods of
medical practice.

www.nccam.nih.gov- National Center for Complimentary and Alternative
medicine. A website with extensive research on complimentary methods of
medical practice.

www.Apa.org/- The American Psychological Association.

www.Parenting.org/- A fun site for parenting questions.

www.familyeducation.com/home- another neat site on parenting.

www.healthpsych.com- An interesting site to visit if thinking of entering the health
field also with a psychology degree.

http://www.seniorjournal.com/seniorlinks.htm- A web page designed entirely for
seniors or others interested in gerontology. Provides links for entertainment,
personals, living, money management and health information.

www.nichd.nih.gov- The National Institute for Child Health and Human
Development.
Asthma

      American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI)
       www.aaaai.org
       A research organization that focuses on allergies and asthma and
       provides information about how to better treat children with these
       illnesses. The Academy has launched the Pediatric Asthma Initiative to
       educate health care providers about clinical and best practices for
       diagnosing and managing pediatric asthma.
      American Lung Association (ALA)
       www.lungusa.org
       A voluntary health organization that has launched the Open Airways for
       Schools program and other programs that help children with asthma
       understand and manage their illness so they can lead healthy lives.
      Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)
       www.aafa.org
       Through education, advocacy and research, AAFA seeks to improve the
       quality of life for children and adults with allergies and asthma.
      Allergy and Asthma Network - Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc. (AAN-MA)
       www.aanma.org
       AAN-MA is a nationwide community-based nonprofit health organization
       dedicated to education, advocacy, community outreach, and research on
       asthma and allergies.



                          Parenting Resources

   "There is no more powerful advocate for children than a parent armed with
                          information and options."
                                  Rod Paige
                      former U.S. Secretary of Education

Fun / Endearing Reading Material

Name: The Emperor's Embrace: Reflections on Animal Families and Fatherhood
by J. M. Masson
Description: This book describes the role of fatherhood in the upbringing of
humans and animals. Human fatherhood should be much much more than
surrogate care. Fatherhood should encompass many activities such as joy and
love as well as the provision of resources.
Source: book

Name: Fatherhood by Bill Cosby (1986)
Description: humorous accounts of parenting
Source: book

Name: Fruitful by Anne Roiphe
Description: a book about the empowerment of women in the upbringing of their
children
Source: book


Discipline / Conflict Management/ Safety

Name: Parenting with Love & Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility by Cline
and Fay
Description: a common sense approach to instilling positive behavior, good
decision-making, and self-confidence in children
Source: book


Name: Time Out: Abuses and Effective Uses by Jane Nelsen & H. Stephen
Glenn


Description:
A guide for parents and teachers using popular discipline methods to empower
and encourage children.

Time out is one of the most popular discipline methods used in homes and
schools. Discipline is often a humiliating and discouraging experience for
children. This book explains how time out--and other popular discipline methods--
can be a positive experience that empowers children to use self-control and self-
discipline while enhancing their self-esteem

Source: book


Name: Redirecting Children's Behavior by Kathryn Kvols

Description: A book that challenges parents, teachers, grandparents, coaches,
and others to create cooperative relationships with children. Redirecting
Children's Behavior helps promote peace in families by offering skills to:

* Improve communication
* Help kids get along
* Turn conflict into cooperation
* Use natural consequences
* Increase parent understanding of children's perspectives
Source: book


Name: Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood: Practical Parenting from Birth
to Six Years by Fay, J. & Fay, C.
Description: similar to Parenting with love and logic above
Source: book

Name: Child and Family Studies Center
Description: website from California State University Northridge with links to a
variety of parenting topics.
Source:
http://hhd.csun.edu/cfsc/


Name: Colorado Family Education Resources and Training (CFERT)

Description: This website is a parent information clearinghous and resource
center.
Source:
http://www.cde.state.co.us/earlychildhoodconnections/pdf/cfert.pdf#search='CFE
RT'



School Success / School Partnerships with Parents

Name: Colorado Parent Information and Resource Center (CPIRC)

Description:Established in 1995, the Colorado Parent Information and Resource
Center (CPIRC), funded by the U.S. Dept of Education, has established a
collaboration with organizations throughout Colorado to provide parents and
education professionals with the information and resources they need to engage
families in children’s learning to improve student achievement.
Our focus is to help schools and families create and sustain partnerships for
children's school success.

Source:
http://www.cpirc.org/

Name: U.S. Dept of Education
Description: website tt provides resources for parents and educators
Source:
http://www.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/tools-for-success/index.html
Disabilities / Exceptionalities Section

Name: The National Academy for Child Development

Description:
The National Association for Child Development is an international organization
of professionals and parents dedicated to helping children and adults reach their
full potential through the implementation of innovative individual programs,
research, and the dissemination of information

Source
www.nacd.org

								
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