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  • 1. WEBSITES FOR PARENTS AND PARENT EDUCATORS About Our Kids (current issues/parenting information): http://www.aboutourkids.org Am. Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (English & Spanish) http://www.aacap.org Am. Academy of Family Physicians (for parents, teens, children) http://familydoctor.org Am. Academy of Pediatrics (children’s health topics) http://www.aap.org Am. Psychological Assn. (youth violence, family issues) http://www.apahelpcenter.org AR Parenting Ed. Network (conferences & trainings) http://www.arctf.org/apen.html AR Children’s Hospital (links to resources, Span.) same as above and www.parenting-ed.org AR Coop. Extension (family life, child dev., Q/A) http://www.arfamilies.org/familylife/default.asp ADE (limited parent/student handouts) http://arkansased.org AETN (links to PBS Parents/PBS Kids videos/handouts, Spanish) http://www.aetn.org Baby Center (A-Z topics, wide ranging) http://www.babycenter.com Behavioral Health Advisor (extensive topics, Spanish) http://www.ma-hc.com/healthlibrary Born Learning (parents of pre-K, Spanish) www.bornlearning.org Centers for Youth and Families (mental health, dev. Topics) http://www.youthandfamilies.org Cooperative Extension Service, national (family topics, chat room) http://www.cyfernet.org ERIC database (literature searches) http://www.eric.ed.gov Household Products Database (safety, health) http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov Kids Health (hospital hetwork, parent site, Spanish) http://kidshealth.org Kids Source On-line (school, health, parenting, commercial site) http://www.kidsource.com Med Line Plus (health topics, Spanish) http://medlineplus.gov Nat’l. Dissemination Center for Child w/Disabilities (Spanish) http://www.nichey.org/resources Nat’l. Fatherhood Initiative (links, dad on deployment, training) http://www.fatherhood.org Parents Action for Children (idea exchange, pointers & items for sale) http://parentsaction.org Parent Place—commercial (articles, Q/A, ages/stages for teens) http://parentsplace.com Parents Talk—commercial (experts’ advice, message board) http://www.parent-talk.com PBS Parents (extensive handouts, videos, Spanish) http://www.pbs.org/parents Strengthening America’s Families (model parenting programs, summaries), same as above Talk w/Your Kids (talking with children on variety of topics) http://www.talkingwithkids.org Tufts Univ. Child & Family Web Guide (family issues for prof.) http://www.cfw.tufts.edu U.S. Dept. of Education (parent/educator resources, Spanish) http://www.ed.gov Univ. of Michigan Health Topics (A-Z medical, Spanish) http://www.med.umich.edu Zero to Three (detailed parenting handouts, Spanish) http://www.zerotothree.org Source: Nicholas Long, Ph.D.; H. Wallace Goddard, Ph.D.; Carolyn L. Gordon, Ed.S.; Lilly Liu, Medical Librarian (Compiled by Heather Bennett and Carolyn Matthews) ADDITIONAL RESOURCE: o Center for Effective Parenting—Ark. State Parent Information Resource Center (funded by US Dept. of Ed.; extensive resources for educators and parents) http://www.parenting-ed.org/