Resources for Parents
The following links may be of interest to parents/guardians of children, from birth to the age of six:
http://earlychildhood.alberta.ca/ Together We Raise Tomorrow The Alberta Approach to Early Childhood Development aims to change that by improving supports and services so that all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Our plan is to create connected networks rooted in communities – to build a systematic approach to early childhood development that ensures every Alberta baby, toddler, child, and their family has access to high quality programs and services. Our plan means working together more effectively.
http://www.ooeygooey.com/ Ooey Gooey, Inc. is dedicated to the creation of child-centered, hands-on, play-based environments for young children and provides workshops, training, technical support and curriculum resources to those who wish the same. Lisa Murphy, BS, early childhood specialist, author, founder & CEO, is available for both domestic and international conferences and seminars. Ooey Gooey Inc. is headquartered in Rochester, NY.
http://rainydaymum.co.uk/ An amazing amount of ideas to do with your child that includes play, fine motor, gross motor, social skills, etc.
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mychildslearning/ My child's learning K-12 Alberta Learning
http://education.alberta.ca/resources/backtoschool.aspx Back to School information for parents to make your child's first day a success!
http://education.alberta.ca/admin/supportingstudent/schoolleaders/ecs.aspx Early Childhood information for parents
http://www.earlychildhoodnews.com/earlychildhood/articles.aspx?ArticleID=201 Professional news articles for parents and teachers on Early Childhood Development.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cris-rowan/10-reasons-why-handheld-devices-should-be-banned_b_4899218.html 10 Reasons why handheld devices should be banned for children under the age of 12
http://www.autisminspiration.com Social stories for children with Autism, behavior techniques. activities and much more.