Kids and Families - Resources Page

For Parents

The authors of this book explain the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures in this pioneering, practical book.

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In this book, discover how discipline affects children’s development, why intervention should reinforce connection not separation, and why the disciplinary strategies that may have been used on us as children are not the ones that children really need.

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How is Your Child Doing Socially, Emotionally, and Spiritually? We have many tools for tracking our children's physical and intellectual development, but what about their hearts and souls?

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In this immensely practical book, veteran counsellor Sissy Goff shares how you can instil bravery and strength in your daughter.

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Bible for Kids

The Action Bible presents more than 230 fast-paced narratives in chronological order, making it easy to follow the Bible's historical flow and building up to the thrilling climax of God's redemptive story.

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The bestselling NIV Adventure Bible will get kids excited about reading the Scriptures! Kids will be captivated with the full-colour features that make reading the Bible and memorizing their favourite verses engaging and fun.

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This is a beautifully illustrated kids bible contains a selection of stories from the Old and New Testament while clearly pointing towards Jesus at the centre of God’s story of salvation. Perfect for ages 4-8.

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The Bible App for Kids. Download the most popular kids Bible app for free, and help your kids fall in love with God's Word.

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Books and Devotionals for Kids

Indescribable displays the majesty of creation with scientific findings, photography, and original illustrations. These 100 devotions encourage awe at God's creativity.

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With this book, children will laugh, dream, and be inspired to make a difference for God.

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Everybody, Always for Kids will get your children excited about being themselves, caring for others, and making a difference in the world.

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Books to read as a Family

God Made All of Me helps 2 to 8 year-olds understand why their bodies matter and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate touch. God Made All of Me gently opens a conversation that every family needs to have.

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Broadway Bodies

As a parent of a child diagnosed with Down syndrome, you may be feeling unsure of what to do next or where your child’s journey will take you. In this book, the authors share their experiences and guide you through life with Ds with expert advice from diagnosis to adulthood. You can purchase here.

Revised and updated, this compassionate and authoritative guide is based on Libby Kumin’s more than thirty years experience working with children and adolescents with Down syndrome and their families. You can purchase here.

This Bible study written for special-needs parents by special-needs parents, you will learn you are not alone. Even when life feels out of control, it will help you remember He is in control. You can purchase here.

Funding

Variety BC
Variety provides direct help to children (with special needs) in BC, with funding for medical care and services, mobility and communication equipment, therapies and education. They cover a wide spectrum of support to individuals, families and organizations.
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CKNW Kids Fund
CKNW Kids' Fund brings support for children living with physical, mental and social challenges in BC who struggle with the cost of equipment, therapies and programs crucial to their development.
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Specific Needs

Autism

The Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) is a network of supports for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families across BC. They bring resources for research, information, learning, assessment, treatment and support; and building capacity to address the lifespan needs of individuals with ASD and related disorders.

The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) provides year-round sports and recreation programs for individuals and families living with autism, while increasing awareness and providing training in communities across BC.

Autism Community Training (ACT) provides excellent information and training, inaccordance with international best practices. Their goal is to enable parents, andprofessionals to support children and adults with autism spectrum disorder to liveproductive, satisfying lives within their families and communities.

Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society creates and delivers evidence-based programs and services that focus on addressing the social inclusion, peer play and friendship needs of neurodiverse children and their peers.

ADHD

ADHD Information, tips and tricks An informative website and reference for the better understanding of this disorder and an additional help for health professionals.

The Centre for ADHD/ ADD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC) is a Canadian national charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of those with ADHD through ADHD awareness, education and advocacy.

CADDRA is a Canadian, independent, non-profit association, resource organization for medical, healthcare and research professionals with an interest in the field of ADHD. It is an association that supports health professionals in the assessment and treatment of individuals with ADHD through education, guidelines, advocacy and research.

Down Sydrome

The Down Syndrome Resource Foundation offers a wide variety of educational and health opportunities to children and young adults with Down syndrome, including groundbreaking one to one reading and math instruction, speech language therapy, occupational therapy, and a variety of adult education programs which prepare students to live full and fulfilling lives in the community and workplace.

The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) is a non-profit organization focused upon human rights, health, social participation, inclusive education, and employment for those with Down syndrome.

The Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network supports new and expectant parents with a Down syndrome diagnosis. They connect, support, and provide accurate information to parents and the medical professionals from the time of diagnosis through age 3. Their vision is that every Down syndrome diagnosis will be delivered in an unbiased, factual, and supportive way.

Down Sydrome Education International is a charity that supports scientific research and delivers evidence-based advice and information to improve outcomes for children with Down syndrome worldwide.

T21 Mom.com Is a family podcast about Down syndrome, single parenting, special needs, and everything in between.

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