Here are some helpful links to area agencies and articles regarding parenting issues you may encounter at home. I will attempt to update information throughout the school year. If you know of an agency that may be of help to someone, please notify me and I will add it to this list.
Back To School Ideas - SCHOLASTIC Parents newsletter.
Binder Keepers - A fun way to help your child create lasting memories of their school year, from beginning to end.
Kinship Care Resource Network - A resource for Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, or Older Siblings raising another family member's child(ren).
Reading Resources -Home Reference Shelf - Equip your child with age-appropriate resources to tackle homework assignments and satisfy his/her curiosity about the way the world works.
Disability Information and Resources
ADDitude Magazine - Information for families about ADD and learning disabilities.
Asperger's/Autism spectrum Disorders
Information and resources about Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Autism Society of America- information about Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders. A valuable resource for families.
Asperger's Resource - Tony Atwood. Great Asperger info and resources.
Autismcoach.com - Great list of software for social skills, non- verbal language, cognitive skills, etc...
CHADD Children and Adults With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Greater Rochester Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Autism/Asperger's publications and information.
O.A.S.I.S. - On-line Asperger's Syndrome Information and Support.
A resource for information about Asperger's Syndrome.
Diversity and Bullying
Keep Kids Healthy- Info on bullying and other issues related to child development.
Violence Prevention- The AAP Violence Intervention and Prevention Program (VIPP) has collected and catalogued several hundred resources related to youth violence prevention. The contents of the catalogue database can be searched by age group, intended audience, item category, or one of the key topics.
Wiredkids.org - Parenting information to keep your child safe on the Internet.