What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Useful to: Parent Centers for sharing with families and individuals affected by borderline personality disorder. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a diagnosis that has historically been difficult to understand. The symptoms associated with it are a painful mix of emotional turmoil, unstable relationships, and self-destructive behavior, including suicide attempts. This article from the Child Mind […]

Helping Children with Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

When a baby is born with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, it is called congenital CMV infection. About 1 out of every 200 babies are born with congenital CMV infection. Women can pass CMV to their baby during pregnancy.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only about 1 in 5 babies with congenital CMV infection will be sick from the virus or will have long-term health problems, but those problems can include hearing loss, vision loss, intellectual disability, muscular weakness, and even seizures.

Find out more about the two-article CDC resource (available in English and Spanish) and connect with its website devoted to CMV.

Key Definitions in IDEA | Defining Child with a Disability

A reference sheet for Parent Centers from the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) June 2017 Entire reference list in Word Entire reference list in PDF This reference list is designed to accompany CPIR’s Brief for Parent Centers on Free Appropriate Public Education and the Dear Colleague Letter on FAPE issued by OSEP on November […]

Síndrome de Down

Hoja Informativa Sobre Discapacidades Recursos actualizados, marzo de 2017 En inglés | In English En esta publicación Definición Incidencia Características Los pasos primeros Problemas de la salud Acerca de la educación Más allá de la educación Consejos para padres Consejos para maestros Organizaciones y recursos Definición El síndrome de Down es la más común y […]

Trastorno por Déficit de Atención /Hiperactividad

Recursos actualizados, abril de 2017 En inglés La Historia de Mario ¿Qué es TDA/H? ¿Con Qué Frecuencia…? ¿Cuáles Son las Señales…? ¿Como Se Sabe Si Un Niño Tiene TDA/H? ¿Y el Tratamiento? ¿Y la Escuela? Consejos para Padres Consejos para Maestros Organizaciones y Sus Recursos Libros y Otros Recursos en Línea _________________ La Historia […]

Ayuda para los Bebés Hasta Su Tercer Cumpleaños

Actualizado, septiembre de 2016 Un recurso transferido de NICHCY En inglés | In English   El nacimiento de un niño es un evento lleno de emociones que le cambiará la vida por completo. Un nuevo bebé hermoso llega a su hogar, familia, y comunidad. Es un tiempo para celebrar. Sus familiares conocen al niño y se […]

Parents Guide to Getting Good Care

(Available in English and Spanish) | Useful to Parent Centers working with families who are concerned about their child’s learning or behavior. When a child is struggling, or his/her behavior is worrisome, it can be hard for parents to know whether they need to reach out to a professional. And if parents do seek help, what kind […]

A Teen’s Guide to Autism

(Published September 5, 2013) Created by Alexandra Jackman of Westfield, NJ, the purpose of this 14 minute documentary, released in 2013, is to help teenagers be more aware and understanding of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It has also been translated to Spanish. View the original video, in English at: https://youtu.be/p9-l19CKISg View the translated […]

Autism Navigator

Autism Navigator is a unique collection of web-based tools and courses that integrate the most current research in autism with an interactive web platform and lots of video footage showing effective evidence-based practices. It’s intended for professionals as well as families. Families can start with the short video About Autism in Toddlers (you have to […]

Otro Impedimento de la Salud

Hoja Informativa Sobre Discapacidades 15 (FS15sp) noviembre de 2012 Versión PDF En inglés | In English “Otro impedimento de la salud” es una de las 14 categorías de discapacidad en la lista de la ley de educación especial, la Ley de Educación para Individuos con Discapacidades (IDEA). Bajo IDEA, es probable que un niño que […]

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