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Parent Resource Page

This page is designed to assist parents in helping their children reach their fullest potential.  Please note these materials are educational in purpose and are not intended to endorse or recommend treatment.  For more personalized information please seek the assistance of Mental Health and Educational professionals.
 
 
Recently added:
 Mindfulness Practice Ticket: Gratitude added for the week of 5/18 
Executive Function Activities 5/13/20
Relationship between time and thoughts 5/7/20
Spelling activities: 4/29/20 posted by Mrs. D's corner youtube
Day Tight Compartments: 4/22/20
Jar of Awesome: 4/22/20
calm down kit:  4/15/20
Lazy eight or infinity breathing exercise 4/14/20
FROM MARCH 31ST THROUGH THE END OF THE SHUTDOWN, I WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS AND PROVIDE SUPPORT FROM 9AM TO 11AM VIA E-MAIL.  I HOPE ALL ARE WELL AND SAFE!!
 
"Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change."  -Wayne Dyer-
Online Resources
 
Self Regulation calm down kit posted by Proud to be Primary
Provides ideas for items to add to your calm down kit!
 

Understanding Trauma: Learning Brain vs Survival Brain
In this video, the speaker discusses the impact of traum on a child's brain and learning.
 

Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most.
 
 
 

PSEA's general web page
The psea web page has a variety of web links and resources for parents and teachers seeking more information across topics.
 

youtube link for kahn academy basic math lessons
There are 40 video lessons of basic math skills taught by instructors at the Kahn academy.  These lessons are for parents and students who simply need a refresher or help explaining math processes to their child.
 

Quizlet
Quizlet provides vocabulary practice activities for Southern Huntingdon's Basil reading book.  Simply type in the name of the story and lesson number in the search tab and click enter.  It will provide various teacher vocabulary lists.  Choose the desired list and activities to study your vocabulary.
https://quizlet.com/
Helpful Handouts
 
 
Calm down kit
Provides overview of calm down kit design and usage.
Lazy eight or infinity breathing
Lazy 8 or infinity breathing
With your finger, trace the first half of the eight while breathing in and trace the second half of the eight while breathing out.
Breathing in and then out counts as one complete breath
Do this for 5 breaths
 
Quick Reference Behavior Guide Tips
This tool provides some quick on the spot interventions that can used across settings to help diffuse escalating behavior.
Bipolar Information Sheet
This brief sheet provides information on the signs and symptoms of Bipolar Disorder.
Cognitive distortions checklist
This packet provides information on the types of cognitive distortions and common methods of challenging these distortions. This document is educational in nature and is not intended as treatment. Seek the help of a mental health provider for treatment options.
Bullying Social Skills Lessons for Elementary School Students
This is a 77 page booklet filled with activities and information for Parents and Teachers to assist the children in developing conflict resolution skills, concern for others, resiliency, and social skills.
What are Emotional Support and Autistic Support Classrooms?
This is a summary of the basic functions of an emotional support and autistic support classroom.
Tip sheet: ODD Intervention
Some basic interventions for common behaviors of Oppositional and Defiant Children
BHRS PLANNING GUIDE (Wrap around)
Provides an overview of wrap around services
 Parent's guide to the Special Education Process
This guide for parents of children receiving special education in Pennsylvania outlines how a child’s need for special education is determined, how a child’s educational program is developed, the responsibilities and protections guaranteed to parents and children, and the resources available to parents of a child with disabilities.
 Procedural Safeguards Notice
In addition to your rights, the Procedural Safeguards Manual for Parents lists sources of assistance for parents and outlines special safeguards related to student discipline.
Parent's Rights: Understanding the Procedural Safeguards Notice
This is a brief document highlighting important information from the Procedural Safeguards Notice parents receive with special education paperwork.