Resources for ParentsThe following websites have been divided into categories to best fit our parents' needs.This page contains hyperlinks to one or more external web sites.Accuracy and quality of information obtained from either internal or external sources cannot be guaranteed.
Greene County,Virginia Greene County Social Services Library Region Ten
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry American Council for Drug Education ANRED Information on childhood eating disorders. Drug Watch Children's health guides with information regarding prescription medication Family Education Network Family Education Network is the leading source of educational content, resources, and shopping for parents, teachers and kids. National Parenting Center The advice provided on this site has been furnished by some of the world's most respected authorities in the field of child rearing and development. NoTobacco.org Information and resources about teen smoking. NPIN.ORG Educational help for children in middle school or higher. Information on home schooling, tutoring, homework help and learning disabilities. Parenting Adolescents A website for parents to gain access to extended discussions about parenting teens and preteens. Positive Discipline A great resource for parents. US Department of Education US Department of Health and Human Services Information about alcohol and drug abuse.
Grief and Loss
American Hospice Foundation The American Hospice Foundation supports programs that serve the needs of terminally ill and grieving individuals of all ages. Center for Grieving Children The Center for Grieving Children is committed to providing support to grieving children, teens and families. FEMA - for Kids This site teaches you how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage. You can also learn what causes disasters, play games and read stories. Grief Watch Many resources for help with bereavement. National Institute for Trauma and Loss The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children's (TLC) mission is to provide direct services to traumatized children and families.
Kids in the Middle A nonprofit organization that provides counseling, education and support for kids and families when parents decide to separate and divorce. Kids' Turn A non-profit organization to help kids and parents through a divorce. The Step-Parent's Web A site for step-parents or people who are soon to become step-parents. UncleWebster.com Articles about and resources for new step-families.
ADD in School Created as a resource for teachers, this page has useful information for parents and students as well. CHADD CHADD represents individuals with AD/HD, for education, advocacy and support. Children's ADDitude Magazine ADDitude's best advice for managing ADHD in children-including tips for finding success at school, positive parenting advice, information about medication and treatment, and much more. International Dyslexia Association A non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. LD Online A website with research about learning disabilities. The page contains useful articles, school tips and other resources. Learning Disabilities Council
PBS Kids A page dedicated to helping children feel safe. The Dougy Center Information for grieving children and families.
ESR Educators for Social Responsibility (ESR) helps educators create safe, caring, respectful, and productive learning environments. Power to Learn Explore important topics in Internet use at school or at home. These guided, multimedia activities allow you to examine issues affecting schoolwork, class papers, entertainment activities and online safety. School Mediation Associates This site has been designed to provide resources and services that help effectively manage school conflicts.
434-972-7233 ReadyKids 24/7 Charlottesville HotlineParents or Concerned Adult, call to consult about a teen in crisis. Anger Management Help for students and parents regarding anger management. Can Do! The following page has fun online activities for students to help realize and appreciate their abilities as they try to accomplish their goals and reach their dreams. How-To-Study
Study skills, strategies, and other assorted tips.HOMEWORK HELP/STUDY SKILLS
- The world of math online.
- How to study
- Homework Center - Study Skills - Site list a variety of way to improve study skills, very thorough.
- Family Education Lots of general information on education for all grades including some homework help.
- Homework Spot Help for many subjects including foreign languages.
- Virginia Department of Education Official site for the Virginia Department of Education, this site has information about SOL's, graduation requirements, special education, school safety, etc.
- SOL practice tests - Gives sample questions from previous SOL tests, students can take quick quizzes and get practice for the SOL's, especially for math and science.
- Virginia Center for School Safety. - promoting school safety
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention - Parenting is Preventing
Office of National Drug Control Policy - Keeping Your Kids Drug-Free: A How-To Guide for Parents and Caregivers.
- National Center for Missing and Exploited Children -