Educational Resources

Links to excellent resources for all parents

 

http://firstwords.fsu.edu/pdf/babytalk.pdf

http://www.firstsigns.org/articles/articles.htm

http://specialchildren.about.com/About_Parenting_Special_Needs.htm

https://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com/

https://www.wizcase.com/blog/internet-safety-guide-for-people-with-autism-spectrum-disorders/#8  

http://school.familyeducation.com/famed/grtr/english/begin.html: great screening test to see if a 4 yr. old is ready to read.

 

http://www.familyeducation.com/home/

http://www.birthinjurycenter.org/cerebral-palsy/ Mum of a baby with CP said this was a good, readable resource.

https://illinoisearlylearning.org/resources/tipsheets/

https://www.pathways.org

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly

Learn the Signs. Act Early - Maternal, child and family health (nsw.gov.au)

https://www.mesotheliomahope.com/resources/children/  Adults talking with children/families about cancer

Children and Screen Time: How Much is Too Much? (cablecompare.com)

Another resource for cell phone use: https://www.cellphonedeal.com/blog/the-best-apps-for-improved-study-habits

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Free Downloads

Fun Facts About Children's Brain Development

Baby Talk

Helping Language Skills develop

Practicing Basic Transitions

Practicing Basic Transitions: Case example Observe the mother of a 12 month old twin assist him learn to move from lying on his back up to a sitting position

Encouraging Motor Development

To Sit or to Side sit……..That is the Question!

There’s a picky eater in the house

For Professionals: Sites to Download papers and practice guidelines

For a great case report of outcomes with an infant who has had a lack of oxygen at birth: https://www.choosept.com/radio/detail/cutting-edge-treatment-physical-therapy-helps-chil

 

Specific repositories and databases:

ECRI- https://www.ecri.org/library/

G-I-N International guidelines: https://www.ebmportal.com

PEDRO- https://www.pedro.org.au

 

Access to free research papers:

https://who.int/hinari

https://portal.research4life.org/