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Nelson, Jeannette; Karr-Kidwell, PJ – 2001
While teachers, administrators, and their schools are constantly being bombarded with demands for excellence, little attention has been paid to the role of parents to achieve high levels of learning with their children. An area of concern is the modeling parents can provide by placing high value on learning. Parents must become knowledgeable about…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Education, Parent Participation
Brooks, Robert; Goldstein, Sam – 2001
The increased stress, pressure, and demands on children today have caused an alarming increase in childhood depression, health disorders, and antisocial behavior. However, numerous scientific studies of children facing great adversity have shown just how important resilience is for successful growth. This book synthesizes a large body of…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Child Rearing, Childhood Needs, Children
Rader, Rick, Ed. – Exceptional Parent, 2001
This document collects the 12 monthly issues of Volume 31 of "Exceptional Parent," a magazine focused on practical advice for parents of children with disabilities. Most of the issues include a focus topic as well as articles on other issues, columns, reviews, and letters. These 12 issues concentrate on the following areas: (1)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Rearing, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education
Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE), Eugene, OR. – 2001
Designed for Spanish-speaking parents of students with disabilities living in Oregon, this brochure describes the general mediation process that parents can use to resolve special education services disputes with schools. It begins by discussing what mediation is and the characteristics of a trained mediator. It addresses the requirement for…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, Marion. – 2001
This guide is designed to assist parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It begins by explaining the neurological basis for ADHD and provides the diagnostic criteria for ADHD. Conditions that may occur with ADHD are listed and the importance of nutrition is stressed. The following section focuses on special…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Attention Deficit Disorders, Child Advocacy, Classroom Techniques
National Institutes of Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD. – 2001
This guide presents RPM3, a no-frills approach to parenting. The acronym RPM3 stands for Responding to your child in an appropriate manner, Preventing risky behavior problems, Monitoring your child's contact with his or her surrounding world, Mentoring your child to support and encourage desired behaviors, and Modeling your own behavior to provide…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Development, Child Rearing, Children
Morgan, Nancy Battista – 2001
Based on developmentally appropriate practices, research, NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) standards, and Head Start guidelines, the Teaching Your Young Child Series is a videotape and print parent curriculum that gives parents the skills to help their children be more successful in school. The curriculum, intended…
Descriptors: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy, Leaders Guides
Lerner, Claire; Dombro, Amy Laura; Powers, Stefanie – 2001
Based on the view that the primary caregivers for infants and toddlers are their own best resource for understanding and caring for their child and that parenting is a lifelong learning process, this book provides information and tools to help caregivers build a strong foundation for their child's development. The book, both in English and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Infant Care, Infants
Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE), Eugene, OR. – 2001
Designed for parents of students with disabilities living in Oregon, this brochure describes the general mediation process that parents can use to resolve special education services disputes with schools. It begins by discussing what mediation is and the characteristics of a trained mediator. It addresses the requirement for making mediation…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Legislation
Heumann, Judith E.; Warlick, Kenneth R. – 2001
Designed for parents and family members of students with disabilities, this policy statement clarifies federal requirements for including children with disabilities in state and district-side assessment programs. Information is presented in a question-and-answer format that addresses: (1) requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Achievement, Disabilities, Educational Assessment
Cress, Joseph; Lonning, Elizabeth; Berlowe, Burt – 2001
Based on the view that as parents and families explore the meaning of peace, they can create safe and harmonious homes in which all members can grow to the fullest and begin to combat violent tendencies in the larger culture, peaceful parenting evolved as a way to help parents become familiar with basic skills and to use them within their own…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Change Strategies
Edelman, Larry, Ed. – 2001
This guide provides parents of children with special needs information on opportunities to develop and apply leadership skills in Colorado. Introductory material considers the nature of parent leadership, the various roles of parent leaders, and ways to learn leadership skills. The next section describes specific parent leadership opportunities at…
Descriptors: Agencies, Child Advocacy, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Southeastern Regional Vision for Education (SERVE), Tallahassee, FL. – 2001
Noting that new research shows that a baby's earliest years shape how he or she grows later in life, this brochure, in English- and Spanish-language versions, provides brief answers to some important questions parents may have about their baby's brain. The questions answered are: (1) "Why is brain development a popular subject lately?; (2)…
Descriptors: Brain, Child Rearing, Childhood Needs, Early Experience
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Southeastern Regional Vision for Education (SERVE), Tallahassee, FL. – 2001
This brochure for parents, in English- and Spanish-language versions, provides facts about infants' brains and offers suggestions for parents to help their baby's development by providing experiences to stimulate neural development. The facts are: (1) a baby's brain needs many different experiences to be nourished, such as being talked or sung to…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Childhood Needs, Early Experience, Individual Development
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Southeastern Regional Vision for Education (SERVE), Tallahassee, FL. – 2001
This brochure for parents, in English- and Spanish-language versions, offers suggestions for helping infants develop securely. The suggestions are: (1) be warm, loving, and responsive; (2) respond to the child's cues and clues; (3) talk, read, and sing to your child every day; (4) establish routines and rituals; (5) encourage exploration and play;…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Child Rearing, Childhood Needs, Discipline
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