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Parent State Testing/ Common Core resources
State testing information

Parent University
5Th Grade Reflex Math

6th Grade Front Row

Parent Resources List

Online Resources for Caregivers/Parents
Linked to Kids Grant

 Helping Child Cope With Media Coverage of Disasters: A Fact Sheet for Parents

Click on Document uploads under Resources for Parents to the left colum of the page.

Mental Health:

o       ADD/ADHD

ADHD and You – ADHD information and help for home, school, etc.

ADD.org - Support for a like minded community

www.aacap.org - contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to FAQs, resources, expert videos, and publications about ADHD.

http://chadd.org - A nonprofit organization that serves individuals with ADHD and their families. CHADD has over 200 local chapters throughout the United States that offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, and professionals.

 

o       Autism

www.aacap.org/Autism_Resource_Center - contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to FAQs, resources, expert videos, and publications about Autism.

http://autism.asu.edu Arizona State University – Autism / Aspergers Research Program

https://www.autismspeaks.org Autism Speaks is a leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

http://www.aspergersyndrome.org A resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder/ Not Otherwise Specified (PDD/NOS).

 

o       Anxiety

www.aacap.org - contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to FAQs, resources, expert videos, and publications about anxiety.

http://www.adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/children - Anxiety and Depression Association of America

 

o       Depression

www.aacap.org/AACAP/Depression_Resource_Center - contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to FAQs, resources, expert videos, and publications about depression.

Black dog video – Four-minute video describing depression symptoms and treatments.

 

o       Bipolar

www.aacap.org/Bipolar_Disorder_Resource_Center - contains consumer-friendly definitions, answers to FAQs, resources, expert videos, and publications about

 

 

o       Relaxation/Mindfulness

            Jar of Water Demonstation – One-minute explanation about mindfulness.

3 Minute Breathing– Three-minute Breathing Exercise for relaxation.

Waterfall - Three-minute waterfall relaxation video.

Three-minute mindfulness meditation – guided relaxation video

Guided meditation for parents and children - Mediation for parents and child to do together.

 

 

 

 

Substance Abuse/Education:

o       tuolumne.networkofcare.org Local Substance abuse information and resources.

o       http://www.samhsa.gov Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

o       http://www.drugabuse.gov National Institute on Drug Abuse

o       http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/youth/index.htm Youth Tobacco Prevention

 

Family Concerns:

            5 Steps to help your troubled teens – Parent and Teen resources page

positive_language.pdf Use Positive Language to Improve Your Child’s Behavior

http://www.parenttoolkit.com This toolkit will help you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help you track and support progress at each stage.

sleepfoundation.org Sleep problems/disorders are prevalent in children. Poor sleep can lead to mood swings, behavioral problems and cognitive problems that impact their ability to learn in school.

webmd.com/parenting/guide/sleep-children - How Much Sleep do Children Need?

http://kidshealth.org/parent/ - Website for children's health and development.

 

 

Social Dynamics:

o       Bullying

            That's not cool – Child and parent friendly site about stopping bullying

            Bars and Melody song about Bullying – Britain’s Got Talent Anti-Bullying song

            Stop Bullying – Federal government site about stopping bullying

            The Choice - be a buddy not a bully video – YouTube video about how Bullying affects students

            To This Day poem - You tube video poem about bullying

 

o       Sexting and Social Media

Common Sense Media – Good media resource for parents. Tips on social media usage, app/game/movie/etc. reviews, blog, videos…

 

Community Resources/Agencies

 

www.atcaa.org To help individuals in Amador and Tuolumne counties toward self-sufficiency. “People Helping People”

 

Center for a Non Violent Community – Education, resources, and counseling for survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

 

Ices agency.org Infant/Child Enrichment Services, Inc. was created to provide a variety of child care and parenting support services to families in Tuolumne and Mariposa counties.

 

Early-childhood-services Head Start Pre School information

 

Mentoring-Works Mentoring Works matches caring adults in a One-On-One relationship with children ages 7-17 identified as at-risk, to serve as friends, guides, and positive role models.

 

tuolumnecounty.ca.gov Tuolumne County Youth Centers

 

http://www.tcsos.us Tuolumne County Superintendent of School Office


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