Early Childhood – Child Well-being

Thank you for visiting our Child Well-being Resources Hub. Click on the Resources below to learn more about how you can support your child’s social and emotional well-being, which is part of ensuring they are successful in school! You can also click the search button at the top and type in a topic you are interested in. Have questions? Contact us at OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

Workbook, Presentations, and Videos: Encouraging Positive Behavior at Home (Available in English & Spanish)

Workbook, Presentations, and Videos: Encouraging Positive Behavior at Home (Available in English & Spanish)

This evidence-based family workshop series for child care and Head Start programs includes materials for six sessions about parenting to ...
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Video: Born to Be a Reader - Birth to PreK Tips for Families

Video: Born to Be a Reader – Birth to PreK Tips for Families

"Learn how to use everyday moments to build a strong foundation of literacy skills by incorporating fun, simple and engaging ...
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Ohio's Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education (Available in 13 languages)

Ohio’s Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education (Available in 13 languages)

This guide by the Ohio Department of Education can help parents and caregivers understand your rights and your child’s rights ...
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Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

Children and teens look to adults for information and guidance on how to react when they witness acts of violence ...
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Nationwide Children's Hospital Mental Health Resources

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Mental Health Resources

Nationwide Children’s Hospital launched the On Our Sleeves movement to raise awareness about the mental health challenges facing our children ...
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Ohio's Dispute Resolution Process Helps Schools and Families Resolve Differences When Supporting Students with Disabilities

Ohio’s Dispute Resolution Process Helps Schools and Families Resolve Differences When Supporting Students with Disabilities

Situations may arise where parents or other family members believe a school has violated federal or state law. In these ...
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How can I become a surrogate parent to support and advocate for a child's special education needs in Ohio?

How can I become a surrogate parent to support and advocate for a child’s special education needs in Ohio?

What is a Surrogate Parent? Surrogate parents are an important resource for many students. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ...
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Article: Does your child often get upset shortly after getting home from school/daycare? There's a term for that!

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 ...
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