- KidSource OnLine is a terrific source
for education, health care and product information that will make a difference in the lives of parents and
their children. KidSource Online includes:
- What Is Early Intervention?
- National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
- Child Health Guide, Put Prevention into Practice is an excellent 30+ page guide to children's health, including detailed growth charts and preventative care timelines from birth to 18 years of age.
- Helping Your Child Be Healthy and Fit
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder comprehensive article.
- Including Your Child is a publication from the U.S. Department of Education that offers a number of questions & suggestions for families of children with special needs. It also lists *dozens* of associations, organizations & agencies that can serve as resources for parents during the first 8 years of children’s lives.
- Gryphon House Books has a nice selection of books for parents and teachers on early childhood development.
- ZERO TO THREE: National Center For Infants, Toddlers and Families has a book, New Visions for the Developmental Assessment of Infants and Young Children: A parent’s guide to understanding developmental assessment is available from their web site, in their eStore.
- The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation’s largest organization of early childhood professionals and others dedicated to improving the quality of early childhood education programs for children birth through age eight.
- NCIP: National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education Through Technology, Media and Materials
- Parents as Teachers National Center is an award-winning voluntary early childhood parent education program which supports parents as their child's first and most influential teachers.
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- National Black Child Development Institute's mission is to improve and protect the quality of life of African-American children and families.
- National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) has collected a large amount of information about Attention Deficit Disorder and its related challenges.
- CH.A.D.D.: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders is a nonprofit parent-based organization formed to better the lives of individuals with attention deficit disorders and those who care for them.
- Family.com - News and advice on parenting, including Q&A with child health & development experts, movie reviews, guides to children’s products, and fun stuff for kids.
- Learning Disabilities Association of America is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults of normal or potentially normal intelligence who manifest handicaps of a perceptual, conceptual, or coordinative nature.
- iVillage has an interesting and informative site for parents to congregate. Look for the section on Learning Disorders in the Health section.
- Blindness Resource Center at The New York Institute for Special Education
- Internet Special Education Resources (ISER) is a nationwide directory of professionals, organizations, and schools that serve the learning disabilities and special education communities.
Parents, grandparents, and child care providers can watch these
programs to learn more about children's common health problems.
Kentucky child care providers can register to watch previous
Kids' Health Call-Ins for credit.
For more information call 1-800-432-0951 ext. 7278.
To purchase DVDs of these KET video programs, call 800-945-9167 or e-mail .