Category: Child Well-being

Article: Does your child often get upset shortly after getting home from school/daycare? There’s a term for that!

“The after-school restraint collapse meltdown is often about more than just fatigue, thanks to something psychologists call defensive detachment. “Your child really needed you, and you weren’t there,” explains Lapointe. “Now you’re there, but...

New OCALI Webinar Series: InspirEd

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions starting in September 2020 about topics like: setting up a learning environment at home, supporting positive behaviors at home and...

Videos and Resources: Tackling Coronavirus (COVID-19) Together – Resources for Families (Available in English, Spanish, Mam, and Tagalog)

Abriendo Puertas has put together a video series and information sheets for families in English, Spanish, Mam, and Tagalog, along with a document full of resource links for undocumented families, expecting mothers, families of...

mom kissing baby's feet

Ohio Regional Story: Talk First Stark encourages “language nutrition” as the foundation of healthy growth and brain development

The Ohio Department of Education’s State Support Team 9 has been working in collaboration with Great Start for Great Futures – Talk First Stark to encourage “language nutrition” as the foundation of healthy growth...

Parent and Child relaxing on sofa talking together

Talking Points for Conversations with Your Children about Returning to School

As students and their families face a back-to-school transition unlike any other year, families have a vital role in helping their children to prepare for the changes and process their feelings. We have put...

MedEd Resource Guide for Deaf/HH

Resource Guide for Families Supporting Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Ohio’s Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness increases access, communication, and equity for learners who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, or visually impaired.  “This resource guide is designed to support families as they...

Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to apply now or download and share the application with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.

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