Two of Our Favorites

Accurate information on all things children: Info About Kids http://infoaboutkids.org/

Helping parents manage media and modern parenting by rating, educating, and advocating for kids, families, and schools: Common Sense Media https://www.commonsensemedia.org/


General Child Safety and Health

Kids Health.org: Parents Home Page http://kidshealth.org/parent/

American Academy of Pediatrics http://brightfutures.aap.org/Family_Resources.html

Baby-Proofing Your Home - the Definitive Guide http://www.improvenet.com/a/baby-proofing-your-home

HealthyChildren.org: Ages & Stages http://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx

Talk with Kids http://www.talkwithkids.org/

Keep Kids Safe from Preventable Injuries http://www.safekids.org/safetytips

Home Fire Prevention & Safety Tips http://www.usfa.fema.gov/citizens/home_fire_prev/

Fire Safety and Prevention for Kids http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Fire-Prevention-Preparedness-and-Recovery.17335.html#kids

Parents Central: From Car Seats to Car Keys - Keeping Kids Safe http://www.safercar.gov/parents/index.htm

Pool Safety: How to Teach Your Kids to Swim http://blog.poolcenter.com/article.aspx?articleid=6197


Child Development

Centers for Disease Control http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/index.html

The Whole Child (PBS) http://www.pbs.org/wholechild/

Zero to Three http://www.zerotothree.org/


Autism Spectrum Disorder

Arkansas Autism Resource and Outreach Center  http://www.aaroc.org/

Little Rock Autism Families: www.meetup.com/Little-Rock-Autism-Families

Autism Speaks http://www.autismspeaks.org/

Understood: For Attention and Learning Issues https://www.understood.org/en


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Children and Adults with ADHD: www.CHADD.org

Understood: For Attention and Learning Issues https://www.understood.org/en

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: www.aacap.org

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Health Information: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Help for ADHD: www.Help4adhd.org

The ADHD Warehouse: www.addwarehouse.com


Anxiety and Depression

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: www.aacap.org

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Health Information: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/healthinformation/index.cfm


Parenting Challenging Children

APA Society for Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology: Effective Child Therapies http://www.effectivechildtherapy.com/content/information-parents-caregivers-and-general-public

Center for Effective Parenting http://www.parenting-ed.org/

Foundation for Children With Behavioral Challenges: http://www.explosivekids.org


Educational Resources

Families and Advocates Partnership for Education: http://www.fape.org

National Information Center for Children and Youth With Disabilities: http://www.nichcy.org

Council of Educators for Students with Disabilities http://www.504idea.org


Children with Special Needs

Parent to Parent http://www.p2pusa.org/p2pusa/sitepages/p2p-home.aspx

Arkansas Disability Rights Center: http://www.arkdisabilityrights.org

Family Voices http://www.familyvoices.org/

Arkansas Disability Coalition: http://www.adcpti.org

Council for Disability Rights http://www.disabilityrights.org

Children with Disabilities http://www.childrenwithdisabilities.ncjrs.org

Disability Rights Education Defense Fund http://www.dredf.org


Gender and Sexuality

National LGBT Health Education Center: http://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/

World Professional Association for Transgender Health: www.wpath.org

Yes Institute: “The Source for Knowledge on Gender and Orientation”  (http://www.yesinstitute.org/)   

TransYouth Family Allies: http://www.imatyfa.org/

Family acceptance project: http://familyproject.sfsu.edu/home

Lead with Love: http://www.leadwithlovefilm.com/

Vancouver Coastal Health: http://transhealth.vch.ca/

Center of Excellent for Transgender Health: http://transhealth.ucsf.edu/

Gender Creative Kids: http://gendercreativekids.ca/

 

Active Facebook Groups:

Parents of FTMs

Parents of Transgender Children

Transforming Families

 

National Hotlines:

Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860; http://www.translifeline.org/

Trevor Project Lifeline (For LGBT youth ages 24 and younger): 866-488-7386; http://www.thetrevorproject.org/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255; http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/