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Kids in Connecticut

Connecticut Birth To 3 System: birth23.org
"Connecticut sponsored site to help families meet the needs of infants and toddlers with delays or disabilities."

Connecticut Mastery Test Resources for Parents:
csde.state.ct.us/public/cedar/assessment/cmt/cmt_gen4_resources_parents.htm
CMT Handbooks & Parent Brochure

Connecticut Parenting: ctparenting.com
"A new website of the Department of Children and Families. You will have access to fully researched links that provide important parenting information"

Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center: cpacin.org
"a statewide nonprofit organization that offers information and support to families of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth-26."

Connecticut Safe Kids: ctsafekids.org
"Connecticut State initiative containing articles and tips for parents and caregivers to reduce preventable injuries in children."

Kids Mental Health Info: www.kidsmentalhealthinfo.com
"Includes a resource library, answers frequently asked questions, and links to a range of Connecticut mental health resources."

Great Kids CT: greatkidsct.org
"One-stop location for finding resources on topics important to Connecticut parents"

Ready Set Grow: readysetgrowctkids.org
"The campaign seeks to inform parents and the public about the importance of children's readiness for school and to persuade policy leaders to reinvest in our young children."

Wethersfield Early Readiness Council: wethersfieldearlyreadinesscouncil.org
"We are a group of community members, including parents, businesses, schools, and others that promote the importance of quality early childhood care and education to prepare all Wethersfield children for success in school and life!"

Parenting Websites

Baby Sign Language: babysignlanguage.com"
Collection of free resources created to teach baby sighn language."

Family TLC:familytlc.net
"Find parenting tips, articles on child development and hundreds of new age-appropriate child activities each month."

iVillage: parenting.ivillage.com
"Answers to today's top parenting challenges, ideas for crafts and fun, the best finds in gear, toys, and clothes and an online calendar all tailored to your child's age"

NAEYC for Families: families.naeyc.org
"This website offers specific, practical suggestions for parent-child activities that encourage healthy child growth and development. Three categories of activities are offered: Child Development, Reading and Writing and Music and Math "

Parenthood.com: .parenthood.com
"Parenthood.com is committed to helping families grow by offering interactive tools and more than 10,000 pages of award-winning, resource-rich content that is a trusted source for parents and expectant parents."

Kids Health Information

Dr. Greene:drgreene.com
"Information on almost anything you want to know about your child's health and well being."

Healthfinder: healthfinder.gov
"Guide to reliable health information"

Healthnet: http://uchc.libguides.com/content.php?pid=67331

"This Resource Guide has been created to assist parents who are gathering information about their children's health and development. It includes information about physical, mental, and dental health. It also incorporates information about health insurance, communicating with a child's physician, and resources for selecting a doctor for your child, as well as other children's health-related topics."

Kids Health: kidshealth.com
"Accurate, up-to-date health information about children from birth to adolescence. Provides seperate areas for kids, teens and parents each with its own design, age appropriate content and tone."


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Fun With Kids

Family Fun: familyfun.go.com
"Activities, Crafts, Parties, Recipes, Travel, Raising Kids and More"

 

Internet Safety

Bnetsavvy: bnetsavvy.org
" A great resource for helping children and teens learn safe strategies for navigating the increasingly interactive world of the Internet. Contains articles on cyber bullying, social networking, gaming, and more.": edpubs.ed.go
"The ED Pubs web site is intended to help you identify and order U.S. Department of Education products. All publications are provided at no cost to the general public by the U.S. Department of Education."

Netsmartz: netsmartz.org
" Games, activities and information to help kids, teens and parents stay safe on the Internet."

Other Websites

Common Sense Media: commonsensemedia.org
" Family Entertainment reviews and ratings for movies, television, video games, music CDs, books, and websites."

ED Pubs: edpubs.ed.go
"The ED Pubs web site is intended to help you identify and order U.S. Department of Education products. All publications are provided at no cost to the general public by the U.S. Department of Education."

Kids-In-Mind: kids-in-mind.com
"The purpose of kids-in-mind.com is to provide parents and other adults with objective and complete information about a film's content so that they can decide, based on their own value system, whether they should watch a movie with or without their kids. "

 

 

 


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