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Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions--across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan--for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Autism Speaks enhances lives today and is accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow. Website
Backpack Series from the Pyramid Model The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) created The Backpack Connection Series to provide a way for teachers and parents/caregivers to work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior. Teachers may choose to send a handout home in each child’s backpack when a new strategy or skill is introduced to the class. Each Backpack Connection handout provides information that helps parents stay informed about what their child is learning at school and specific ideas on how to use the strategy or skill at home. This series was developed in collaboration with Pyramid Plus: The Colorado Center for Social Emotional Competence and Inclusion and Bal Swan Children's Center in Broomfield, Colorado. Website
Behavioral Health Topics - Allina Hospitals The Behavioral Health Topics - Allina Hospitals website page topics include anxiety, attention deficit disorder, bipolar disorder, manic depression, depression, schizophrenia, and stress. Website
Best Practices for Nutrition in Child Care Settings Quality nutrition is exceptionally important in the early years. This tip sheet covers best practices for feeding infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in child care settings.  Tipsheet
Bonding and Attachment in Maltreated Children The objectives of this online training course are: (1) Provide an overview of key principles of attachment and bonding critical for healthy development; (2) Understand how healthy attachment is facilitated and maintained; (3) Discuss the various ways that neglect and maltreatment influence attachment and learn to identify behaviors associated with attachment difficulties; and (4) Discuss the role of caregivers in helping maltreated children and explore ways to help this at-risk population. This course is divided into 4 lessons with a quiz at the end of each one. Lesson (1) Introduction to bonding and attachment; Lesson (2) Frequently asked questions; Lesson (3) Factors affecting bonding and attachment; and Lesson (4) What can I do to help? This course can be used by professionals to train others involved in early childhood development working with at-risk populations. Website
Books and Tips that Promote Life Skills Mind in the Making has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides books and educational materials for educators serving children in need, to curate a groundbreaking 'Mind in the Making' Book Collection that combines children's books with tips for building Seven Essential Life Skills. The four book collections are designed for four age groups: 0 to 2, 3 to 5 years, 6 to 8 years, and 9 to 12 years and are available on the First Book Marketplace, an online store that makes it possible for educators serving children in need to access high-quality new books at very low cost. Below are the reading lists grouped by Life Skill with links to download the corresponding tip sheets for each title. Let us know what you think and share other recommended book titles on the Mind in the Making Facebook page. Website
Books on Death of a Parent This book list, created by Fernside Supporting Children and Families Through Grief, provides titles of books that are organized according to age group.   Document
Brain-Building Through Play: Activities for Infants, Toddlers and Children "From infancy on, play is an important part of a child’s life. The following handout series, developed [by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University] with support from the LEGO Foundation, provides suggestions for games and play-based activities based on a child’s age. The activities for younger children are designed for adults to engage in with children. Activities for later ages allow the adults to step back, enabling children’s independence to blossom as they transition to playing more often with peers. Document
Bright Futures at Georgetown: Training Tools These training tools, activities, and resources are designed to acquaint users with the Bright Futures in Practice series (available online only) and to provide guidance on how to apply these materials in a variety of contexts. The Bright Futures in Practice materials can be downloaded for use from this site. Website
Building Resilience in Young Children Building Resilience in Young Children is a resource to help you boost your child's ability to bounce back from life's challenges and thrive. It is filled with: up-to-date information, helpful tips, parent stories, and links to other resources. The ideas and resources are based on research and have been tested by parents, and the stories were provided by parents of young children. These parents hope that their experiences will help you and your family get through life's ups and downs. Document