Links for Learners and Parents

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General resources:

Encyclopedia of Early Childhood:

Resources for Professionals and Parents around Pediatric Feeding Disorders:

Gender variance resources:

Resources in Hamilton Area

CPS resources

Child and Youth Mental Health Toolkit:

Free Tools in Child Psychiatry:

Information and Pamphlets in multiple languages about child and youth mental health:

Information about the needs and questions of parents new to Canada:

Handouts for bilingual parents in their native languages:

Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, Vietnamese

Child Neurology Differential Diagnosis:

The Curriculum of Caring is aimed at helping Healthcare professionals effectively care for people affected by developmental disabilities (DD). People with DD, as a population, are known to have more than average medical and mental health concerns as well as significant barriers to care. The Curriculum of Caring for people with developmental disabilities has been developed for healthcare learners and practitioners through many partnerships and in collaboration with people affected by DD.

Advocacy Resources and Training Modules:

Canadian Medical Association mini module on ‘Introduction to Effective Advocacy’ found at: https://www.cma.ca/En/Pages/cma-mini-modules.aspx You will need your CMA membership number to complete this.

Caring for Kids New to Canada eCME module through either Advancing In http://www.advancingin.com/p-caring-for-kids.aspx or via http://www.kidsnewtocanada.ca/beyond (click on eCME link)

Indigenous Child & Youth Health in Canada e-module (by Canadian Pediatric Society, in association with Memorial University) https://www.mdcme.ca/courseinfo.asp?id=146

The Caring Society — First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada — here you can find resources, news and articles that might be relevant when involved with indigenous children and their families.

Spina Bifida resources:

Community Education Service:

Information for Parents: http://www.communityed.ca/parent.cfm

Coordinated Access for Child Care (CCAC) in Hamilton: http://www.cafcc.on.ca/

Gender Diversity Resources in the Hamilton Area

Behavioural problems and how to manage them or how to counsel parents about them can be found at this site:

Dr. Ross Green (“The Explosive Child”) also maintains a non-profit homepage with good suggestions:

A list of helpful strategies for various academic, cognitive, and social-emotional difficulties commonly seen in children with ADHD and learning disabilities can be found at:

Information about the school system:

http://www.peopleforeducation.com/

Learning Disabilities: the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario has excellent resources for parents, students and professionals http://www.ldao.ca

Bilingualism:

here you find handouts in different languages for bilingual families, explaining the importance of maintaining their first language with their kids.

Handouts for bilingual parents in their native languages:

Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, Vietnamese

Bilingualism in Young Children: Separating Fact from Fiction — A helpful article on the Hanen website:

Multilingual literacy resources from Montreal Children’s Hospital:

CPS Guide for Health Professionals working with Immigrant and Refugee Children

Academic Interventions:

Writing and Math:

http://www.spellcity.com

Anti-bullying Strategies:

ADHD:

http://www.teachadhd.ca

Social Skills:

Parent Books in Canada:

The Participation Hub — CanChild:

Autism Spectrum Disorders:

Canadian Websites:

This is the McMaster Autism Research Team (MacART) website maintained by McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences:

Autism Ontario provides information and education, supporting research, and advocating for programs and services for the autism community. Increases public awareness about autism and the everyday issues faces by individuals with an autism spectrum disorder, their families, and professionals.

Geneva Centre for Autism — offers education and training for parents and professionals. Also offers clinical services by a multi-disciplinary team.

http://www.autism.net/

Autism Treatment Services of Canada — is a national affiliation of organizations that provides treatment, educational, management and consultative services to people with autism and related disorders across Canada.

Chair in ASD Treatment and Care Research: Collection of research summaries and knowledge translation documents about ASD.

American Web Sites:

Autism Society of America — Provides information regarding Autism Spectrum Disorders, first hand perspectives, research informations, advocacy, treatment and education.

ASPEN provides information regarding Asperger Syndrome, advocacy, education and support.

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