Family Support Organizations

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This guide, from The Advocacy Institute and the Children's Law Clinic at Duke Law School, helps families and advocates navigate the process of mediation and resolution sessions in special education. It includes information on terms, mediation vs. resolution session, preparation, negotiation, communication tips, and resources.

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This literature review addresses how much media use preschoolers do in childcare settings. The review of 17 studies showed that children in home daycare settings were more likely to have media use at preschool, and that the higher the education level of preschool staff the less likely the children were...

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This checklist provides practitioners and providers a simple form to assist in following DEC's Recommended Practices with respect to Assistive Technology. It includes items on observation, child's strengths and challenges, AT device determination, appropriateness of AT device, everyday AT use, and weaning from AT use.

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This website from the American Academy of Pediatrics and HealthyChildren.org helps families look at and plan for how much time media use takes up in a day. It is preset with the recommended number of hours per day of sleep and physical activity, and allows families to add or subtract...

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The Family Media Plan from the American Academy of Pediatrics and HealthyChildren.org helps families set up specific limits for media use. The step-by-step site includes specific aspects of media use to discuss and set with families, such as: Device Free Times, Device Free Zones, Device Curfew, Diversify Your Media, Safety,...

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This article includes recently revised recommendations for the type, amount, and quality of media that young children consume. Overall child development and communication development are discussed, along with concerns if media is overused. The policy statement addresses both traditional video media (broadcast television, streaming videos, etc) and app-based media...

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This guide offers steps for families to take with their teens and young adults to get them involved in the process of exploring assistive technology. When youth take an active role in choosing their own AT tools, they are more likely to find things that will work well for their...

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This resource helps families to get teens and young adults involved in learning about and selecting assistive technology. An important goal for older students is to understand the areas in which technology can support them in their educational and employment goals. This enables students to advocate for themselves, and to...

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This article offers insight into how combining healthy study habits with technology can help a college student to focus and manage their time. Assistive technology is discussed that can help support motivation, minimize distractions, improve time awareness, and address procrastination. This resource also addresses setting goals, developing good study habits,...

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This resource offers a brief overview of ways to develop healthy habits for success as a college student. Topics addressed include time management, focus and concentration, and healthy sleep habits. The article promotes taking a proactive approach to looking at one's study habits and individual needs. Strategies are offered for...

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