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This research-based tip sheet provides tips for parents who receive news about their expected child or their newborn’s developmental disability. Among the most common disorders identified through prenatal screening and testing are Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, spinal muscular atrophy,...
This research-based tip sheet highlights tips for parents of youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on what they could do in the course of their daily lives to help prepare their child for adult life. This information will be useful for both parents and service providers who work directly...
When we hear the words “blended family,” we may think of two adults getting married and creating a new household that includes a child or children from a previous relationship(s). Unfortunately, there isn’t a word that adequately expresses the variety of people who are fathers and mothers to...
This tip sheet reviews the concept of parenting styles, including two key elements of parenting: parental responsiveness (i.e., warmth or supportiveness) and parental demandingness (i.e., behavioral control). (Author abstract)
This fact sheet offers suggestions for ways that safety-net service providers can help non-custodial parents explore non-financial mechanisms for participating in their children's lives. (Author abstract)
This brief reviews current research on the unique experiences of blended families and suggests practices to improve effective coparenting. (Author abstract)
This tip sheet provides specific guidelines for healthcare providers to start and facilitate conversations with parents and children on core relationship skills such as communication, conflict resolution, parenting, and financial literacy. (Author abstract)
This tip sheet provides specific tips to improve parenting skills. It is designed as an informational handout for families in support of the companion resource for providers, Tips for Service Providers: Healthy Parenting Practices. (Author abstract)
This tip sheet is designed to support service providers in discussing the topic of healthy parenting practices with the families they serve. It is supported by the informational handout, Strong Families: Tips for Healthy Parenting. (Author abstract)