Resources

Looking for more information?  Below are some of our favorite resources!

Parenting

Aha Parenting - Dr. Laura Markham - http://www.ahaparenting.com/

Conscious Discipline - http://consciousdiscipline.com/

Other blogs and programs: Elevating Childhood - Janet Lansbury; Love and Logic; Celebrate Calm

Developmental Checklists

These are checklists that can be very useful  during annual pediatrician visits or if you have concerns about your child.  If you ever have concerns, make sure to discuss with your child's teacher and have him/her fill out a checklist to bring to the doctor too.  

Centers for Disease Control - Developmental Milestones Checklist http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/pdf/checklists/all_checklists.pdf.         CDC Milstones booklet PDF http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/pdf/parents_pdfs/milestonemomentseng508.pdf

Sensory Processing - Sensory Smarts: http://sensorysmarts.com/sensory-checklist.pdf;    

          Kid Sense: http://www.childdevelopment.com.au/home/185 or           PDF http://www.childdevelopment.com.au/images/Resources/Charts/SENSORY_DEVELOPMENT.pdf;  

          Skills Therapy: http://www.skillstherapy.com/special-reports/spd-cheat-sheet.pdf 

Speech and Language - http://www.asha.org/public/Early-Detection-of-Speech-Language-and-Hearing-Disorders/ or  http://www.aapd.org/media/Policies_Guidelines/RS_HearingUnderstanding.pdf

Ages & Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) - http://archive.brookespublishing.com/documents/ASQ-screening-toolkit.pdf

Help and Support

Please always feel free to contact your child's teacher or preschool director if you feel like you need help and guidance.  

Parent to Parent of Georgia - http://p2pga.org/

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - http://www.choa.org/

Early Childhood Education Information

National Association for the Education of Young Children - Families site - http://families.naeyc.org/

Georgia Early Learning and Development Standards (GELDS) - http://gelds.decal.ga.gov/

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning - http://decal.ga.gov/

 

Speech and Language Development (checklist at bottom of page) - http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/pages/speechandlanguage.aspx