Parents and Families
Kids' Health pamphlets are available in 22 languages to help parents and caregivers.
Webinar- Engaging Families of Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Strategies to Enhance Your PracticeEngaging families can be a challenge, particularly if their infant or toddler has a disability or may show signs of developmental delay. Families of children with disabilities are often deluged by service providers and advice from early intervention teams, therapists, doctors, and other professionals. Join this session to learn strategies for enhancing family engagement practices for your program as well as your staff’s confidence in building culturally responsive partnerships with families of the infants and toddlers with disabilities included in your program.
This guide was created for parents and teens who are new to the U.S, and for service providers who are working with newcomer families. It's full of great information and conversation starters that could be used in parent or teen workshops and supports.
14 parent resources to help - and they’re available in the 14 languages most commonly spoken by refugee families here in Canada!
Getting what we want and need is part of survival, but young children often can’t or don’t know how to express their needs and desires in calm ways or using words. As they grow, children learn to control their emotions and interact with others in positive ways.
Young children can’t always tell the difference between dreams and reality. Some children have dreams that feel so “real” and scary that they wake up upset. This can upset parents too and cause everyone to lose sleep. As a parent, there are things you can do to help your child have fewer nightmares so that everyone can sleep better.
Children who are aggressive are often responding to feelings of stress and anxiety in the only way they know how. Your child may need extra help to feel secure. By being loving, calm and patient, you will make a big difference.
Telling stories—whether they are real or imagined—is a fun way to interact with your child.
This resource is available in the following languages (note that these files are meant for web viewing and local printing. If you intend to do a larger print run, you can request high-resolution files):
Coming to a new country affects your whole family. Taking time to connect with, listen to and talk with your child will help them to feel more secure, and it’s also a lot of fun!
This resource is available in the following languages (note that these files are meant for web viewing and local printing.