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Addiction Resources For Addiction Support 24/7 Call SAMHSA: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Our goal at Addiction Resource is to provide a wealth of information to help better educate families about substance abuse and motivate the ones who may be suffering to seek the support they need. We believe in our ability to help improve the lives of others, and belief is what motivates us to educate and support our readers every day.
One very beneficial aspect of our site is not only is it for parents seeking information or help, but also for those who want to assist in a loves one’s recovery but unsure how to go about it. We also teach how to look for warning signs of addiction in case there is any suspicion.
- A NEW website for middle schoolers with disabilities and their parents
- Plan for life after high school
- Try “Who AM I” and “Jobs for Me” activities
- Hear tips from high schoolers with disabilities
- Explore neat places to work or hang out in our cyber community www.alife4me.com
- OMG, BFF, LOL – What does it all mean? This website will help you understand all the acronyms that people are using online and in text messages.
- ADHD is a medical condition that affects how well someone can sit still, focus, and pay attention. People with ADHD have differences in the parts of their brains that control attention and activity. This means that they may have trouble focusing on certain tasks and subjects, or they may seem “wired,” act impulsively, and get into trouble.
Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
Resources for Military Families
Moving with Special Needs Kids
Home Modifications for Special Needs Kids
Academic Accommodation Resources
Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids
- Autism and Puberty can be a time of mixed feelings for parents and pre-teens. It may be a time of pride and celebration, as well as a time of worry and confusion. It is hard for pre-teens to understand the many changes that come along with puberty. Also, parents may feel unsure of how to explain these changes to their child.All parents eventually face the challenge of teaching their children about the natural changes of puberty. However, parents of pre-teens with ASD may need the help of additional strategies to ease the transition. Our aim in developing this tool is to provide guidance on the subject of puberty that can be directly applied to pre-teens with ASD. In doing so, we hope to increase families’ understanding of puberty and their ability to adapt to these changes with confidence.
Free charts. You’ll find free chore charts, potty charts, behavior contracts, award certificates, and many other types.
We provide them as a free resource in an effort to help parents and teachers improve child behavior and to help raise awareness to our nonprofit’s cause.
Drugwatch. Dedicated to providing consumers with information on a variety of health topics including diseases, conditions and defective drugs and devices. We have developed comprehensive guides on several health and wellness topics. By adding our newly developed pages detailing the ins and outs of child health and Cerebral and Erb’s Palsy, we can spread awareness together. www.drugwatch.com/children/
Newly diagnosed with a disability
Teach children morals and values
- Disabled Children’s Relief Fund (DCRF), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, provides disabled children with assistance to obtain wheelchairs, orthopedic braces, walkers, lifts, hearing aids, eyeglasses, medical equipment, physical therapy, and surgery. Blind, Deaf, Amputees, and children with Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Spastic Quadriplegia, Encephalitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spina Bifida, Down’s Syndrome, and other disabilities receive assistance. DCRF focuses special attention on helping children throughout the U.S. that do not have adequate health insurance, especially the physically challenged. In some cases, DCRF may be the last resort…
- Time to Get Help, a site designed to help parents of drug and alcohol addicted youth. Early drug prevention web resources and articles. These help parents prevent their children from ever engaging in alcohol and/or drug use.
Services for Students Identified as Hearing or Visually Impaired
(I know this one isn’t technically related to emergency weather, but having your home appropriately modified can be life-saving in times of disaster, and I know how expensive that can be.)
All aspects of Family Life
Academic resource on the aging population, future of retirement and an overview on elderly health.
Mental Health America- Fredericksburg
MHAF provides a free, confidential Mental Health HelpLine to assist people in accessing needed resources in our community.
- Resources, therapists and psychiatrists in the Fredericksburg Region
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Useful Resources:
- A project of People Inc., the Museum proves that everything’s possible. It is a trusted, go-to resource for anyone that is looking to learn about the history, evolution and achievements of Americans with disabilities over the past few centuries.
- A Guide for Parents of Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder or any disability.
- Your One-Stop Source for Information and Access to Community Programs and Services: Empowering Seniors and Caregivers to Navigate.
A Complete Guide to the Health and Wellbeing Benefits of Sleep
This guide provides a wealth of information on the importance of getting enough quality sleep. Sleep is probably the most underrated of habits that impact health and wellbeing these days. This guide aims to raise awareness about the dangers associated with lack of sleep, causes of poor sleep patterns, and offers tips and advice for creating a healthy bedtime routine.
- Elementary level – Kindergarten through Eighth Grade
Helping in all aspects of life
- For seniors and adults with disabilities and the providers that support them. A public private partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia, SeniorNavigator, and 2-1-1 Virginia. Your secure and confidential connection to community resources.
The Virginia Department of Education, in collaboration with the Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities at George Mason University, is pleased to announce the launch of new Web site dedicated to providing comprehensive information on special education issues, practices and services to families who have children with disabilities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The new Web site is entitled “Virginia Family Special Education Connection” and can be located at: http://vafamilysped.org
The Web site was designed in consultation with advocacy organizations, families, and special educators to provide easy access to special education information in a family friendly format. The site contains significant resources on local, state and national topics related to special education, education planning, academic and family support, as well as federal and state regulations. A section of the Web site is also dedicated to providing families with online training that can be completed on demand.
The Virginia Department of Education is committed to ensuring that parents of children with disabilities have access to critical information they need to fully participate as an active member of their child’s education team. We believe this new Web site will help aid families in their efforts to ensure that their children receive the necessary special education supports and services to become successful citizens of the Commonwealth.
- The Virginia Center for Self-Advocacy Leadership. The Center for Self-Advocacy Leadership increases opportunities for individuals with disabilities to learn self-direction and become community and state leaders.
- Self-advocates develop leadership skills through education, mentoring and community involvement. Individuals learn to speak and inform others about issues important to their lives.