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Trail, Dena G., Ed. – 2000
A comprehensive guide to parenting resources in Montgomery County (Maryland), this publication is divided into four chapters. "Getting More Involved with Your Child" focuses on communication, inexpensive ways to have fun, parent involvement techniques, and suggested party tips with information about the legal consequences of serving…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Child Rearing, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Pawel, Jody Johnston – 2000
Noting that building and maintaining healthy family relationships is analogous to building a house, this book guides parents through a self-paced parenting workshop to help build healthy relationships, prevent problems, and respond effectively to situations that occur. With the exception of Chapters 1 and 3, the chapters are designed to be…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Development, Child Rearing, Children
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Hall, Penelope K. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2000
One of a series of letters to parents of children with developmental apraxia of speech, this letter discusses the characteristics of the disorder including having been a "quiet" baby, slow and late development of speech skills, problems sequencing sounds and syllables correctly, and problems in correct "voicing". An appended…
Descriptors: Child Development, Developmental Stages, Language Acquisition, Parent Education
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Hall, Penelope K. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2000
One of a series of letters to parents of children with developmental apraxia of speech (DAS), this letter discusses issues and current thinking about the nature and causes of the disorder. These include the idea that DAS is a disorder of overall language development or that DAS is a problem of the "motor-programming" system for speech.…
Descriptors: Child Development, Etiology, Language Acquisition, Parent Education
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Hall, Penelope K. – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2000
One of a series of letters to parents of children with developmental apraxia of speech, this letter discusses other problems associated with the disorder including language development problems, academic problems, motor skill problems, and chewing and swallowing difficulties. An annotated bibliography of two further readings for parents is…
Descriptors: Child Development, Language Acquisition, Learning Problems, Parent Education
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North Carolina Partnership for Children, Raleigh. – 2000
Smart Start is North Carolina's model early childhood initiative to help all North Carolina children enter school healthy and prepared for success. This resource guide, in Spanish and English versions, is designed to provide parents with information on infant and child development, health care, and resources for further assistance. Presented in an…
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Safety, Early Intervention, Parent Education
Crary, Elizabeth – 1999
This booklet offers parents a simple process and practical tools for dealing with school-age children's sometimes challenging behavior. Noting that the task of school-age children is to find out how the world works, the booklet begins with examples of common behaviors associated with this developmental task and the parent's role, as well as notes…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Change Strategies, Child Rearing, Children
Major, A. Jayne – 1993
Based on principles taught in the Parent Connection, Inc., parenting education and counseling program, this book for parents provides information on the fundamentals for good parenting, preventing family crises, and teaching children to be thinking, caring, and confident. The chapters are: (1) "So You're a Parent...Now What Should You Do?"…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Child Rearing, Children, Discipline
Jensen, Mary M.; Yerington, Philip C. – 1997
This book is written about youth gangs with the aim of educating teachers and administrators, parents, and others who work with youth. The main emphasis is on gang identifiers and positive behavior management strategies and crisis intervention techniques that can be used in schools and the home. Section 1, "Youth Gangs Past and Present," provides…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Case Studies, Crisis Intervention, Delinquency
Ownby, Lisa L.; Hooke, Amanda C.; Moore, Dee Wylie; Garland, Corinne W.; Frank, Adrienne – 1999
Four manuals on implementing the Partners Respite Model, which provides respite care for children with disabilities or chronic illnesses, comprise this document. The Community Planning Manual offers a step-by-step guide to replication of the Partners Respite Model and is divided into sections on developing the Partners program, implementing the…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Rearing, Community Programs, Disabilities
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, Renton, WA. – 1991
The guide, intended for limited-English-speaking Korean parents in the United States and written entirely in Korean, discusses the nature and incidence of sexual assault and offers suggestions for keeping children safe from it. It includes several stories about attempted abduction and sexual assault of children and adolescents, defines sexual…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Coping, Crime Prevention
Hawkins, J. David; Catalano, Richard F. – 1996
The world can be a risky place for teenagers in the 1990s. This guide and videotape provide skills for parents who want to help teens move successfully through the steps from childhood to adulthood. Based on extensive research, each of the seven units in the guide includes advice, strategies, and activities for both parents and teens to improve…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Child Rearing
While conflict is a normal part of family life, there are ways to head off fights before they begin or peaceably resolve those conflicts parents cannot stop. This videotape-based parent workshop program builds from realistic scenarios of parent/child and sibling conflicts to present parents with the tools they need to help change the household…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Change Strategies, Child Rearing
This videotape series offers emotional support and self-confidence to parents reaching out for knowledge about how young children, grow, develop, and learn. The video "Common Concerns of Parents of Young" (30 minutes) features parents expressing some universal concerns regarding their young children. Child psychologists and pediatricians offer…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childhood Needs, Early Experience, Infant Care
Notari-Syverson, Angela; Madddox, Mary; Lim, Young Sook; Cole, Kevin – 1999
This educational program, comprised of a training manual and 2 accompanying videotapes (each about 25 minutes long), is designed to develop language skills in young children with language disorders and/or children from minority backgrounds. The program model is based on the following principles: (1) early language is critical to later academic…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Acquisition
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