These are General Parenting Resources
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Corporal Punishment || Teenage and Young Adult Parents
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Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, offering a general overview of violence-free discipline methods.
Discipline and Young Children
Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, age-appropriate,
Facts About Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Information page from the AARP.
Gay and Lesbian Adolescents
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychology's "Facts for Families" series regarding gay and lesbian teens.
Gay Parent Households Empathetic, Study Says
The Palm Beach Post, June 17, 2001
Gay Parent Magazine Online
Online resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender parents.
Online education and resources for child development, nutrition, emotional health, and parenting.
More Kids Living With Grandparents
The Associated Press, July 25, 2001
Parenthood in America
Papers and reports from the "Parenthood in America" conference held in Madison, Wisconsin April 19-21, 1998.
Some Terminally Ill Parents Avoid Custody Planning
Reuters Health, June 12, 2001
Study: Head Start Program Aids Kids
The Associated Press, June 3, 2002
What Parents Should Know About Treatment of Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Preschool Children
Fact sheet from The American Psychological Association.
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ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center
800 Eastowne Drive, Suite 105
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: (919) 490-5577
Respite care for the families/caregivers of disabled children.
Attachment Parenting International
2906 Berry Hill Drive
Nashville, TN 37204
Canadian Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children
356 First Street, Box 700
Midland, ONT L4R 4P4 Canada
Phone: (705) 526-5647
15757 N. 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 922-8212
Toll-Free Hotline: 1-800-422-4453
Provides crisis counseling and nationwide referrals to services for children and families.
Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere
3543 18th Street, #1
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 861-KIDS (5437)
COLAGE is the only national/international organization in the world specifically supporting young people with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender parents.
Depression After Delivery
91 East Somerset Street
Raritan, NJ 08869
Educating Children for Parenting
211 North 13th Street, Suite 701
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 496-9780
The mission of ECP is to educate young people about the responsibilities of parenting and the values of caring and nurturing.
Healthy Families America
200 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: (312) 663-3520
HFA is a national program model designed to help expectant and new parents get their children off to a healthy start. Families participate voluntarily and receive home visiting and referrals from trained staff. By providing services to overburdened families, HFA fits into the continuum of services provided to families in many communities.
Military Family Resource Center
Crystal Square 4, Suite 302, Room 309
241 18th Street
Arlington VA 22202-3424
Phone: (703) 602-4964
Resources for active-duty military and their families, includes publications, referrals, model programs, and links to military family assistance groups.
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health
Washington, D.C. 20057-1272
Phone: (202) 784-9770
National Center on Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children
1333 H Street, N.W., Suite 500 W
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 289-3979
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
P.O. Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013-1492
Publications, resources, and referrals for children, parents, and educators regarding children and youth with disabilities, available in English and Spanish.
Natural Child Project
P.O. Box 3183
Sunriver, OR 97707
The Parenting Project
5776 Hamilton Way
Boca Raton, FL 33496
Phone: (561) 620-0256
Promotes educating elementary & secondary school students on healthy parenting techniques. Advocacy manual, articles, resources, and links on child development & parenting.
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