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Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Special Education - New York State Education Department

http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/quality/parents.htm - list of 14 NYS special education technical assistance centers, information on the Early Childhood Directions Centers (ECDC's) with resources on autism spectrum disorder, parent's guide to special education, early intervention programs, questions and answers about special education

To ensure that school-age and preschool children with disabilities achieve the knowledge and skills necessary to live independent and self-directed lives.
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed

 

New York State Office of Children and Family Services

http://ocfs.ny.gov - data base of all licensed child care programs, information on the child care subsidy program and link to all county social services departments

Selecting child care is an important step in the life of your child. To learn more about choosing child care: https://ocfs.ny.gov/publications/Pub1115/OCFS-Pub1115A.pdf

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

https://www.aap.org/en-us - information on breastfeeding, discipline, vaccines, car safety, children's use of media, and safe sleep

 

Healthy Children - American Academy of Pediatrics

https://www.healthychildren.org - information on stages of childhood development, data base to search for pediatricians, immunization schedules, nutrition, symptom checker

 

Prevent Child Abuse New York

https://www.preventchildabuseny.org/- resources on parenting programs, prevention, and a parent helpline

 

NYS Parent Guide

http://www.nysparentguide.org - A parent guide provided by NYS Council on Children and Families. Tips to build a nurturing and healthy relationship with children

 

New York State Parenting Education Partnership

http://www.nyspep.org - resources for new parents and support meetings for parents