Well-Child Care Toolkit

Toolkit: Resources for Families

Also see "Family Focus" materials in each module
bullet Bright Futures Materials
bullet Educational Materials
bullet Web Sites


Bright Futures Materials

bullet Bright Futures Activity Books (available online as PDFs): In English | in Spanish

bullet Bright Futures Family Pocket Guide: In English | In Spanish produced by Family Voices

bullet Bright Futures Family Tip Sheets (available online as PDFs)

bullet Bright Futures Encounter Forms for Families (printable from Web Site): In English | In Spanish

bullet Bright Futures Health Record: In English | In Spanish

bullet Bright Futures Nutrition Family Fact Sheets (available online as PDFs): In English | In Spanish

bullet What to Expect & When to Seek Help: Bright Futures Tools to Promote Social and Emotional Development
       Infancy, Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, and Adolescence.


Educational Materials

Facts for Families, available in English, Spanish, Malaysian, Polish, Icelandic, Arabic, Urdu and Hebrew, from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Family oral health materials from the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center

Healthy Start, Grow Smart from Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services; available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Chinese

Parent education brochures on pediatric oral health topics from the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center

Parent's Guide to Childhood Immunizations from the National Immunization Program

Parent's Guide to Choosing Safe and Healthy Child Care from the Department of Health and Human Services

Play It Safe in the Sun: A Guide for Parents from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home in multiple languages from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Web Sites

Administration for Children and Families - includes information on topics such as adoption and foster care, child care, and Head Start

Bright Futures for Families - a national initiative for families and communities to promote and improve the health and well-being of children of all ages

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Life Stages - includes a section on important child health topics

Family TLC - offers family activities, parenting tips, articles on child development, and age-appropriate child activities

Family Voices -a national grassroots network of families advocating for health care services and providing information for families with children and youth with special health care needs

Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health - a family-run organization working to assist children and youth with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges and their families

Kids Health - offers practical parenting information and news

Learn the Signs. Act Early - provides developmental milestones charts, fact sheets, and other developmental resources

March of Dimes Foundation - offers a pregnancy and newborn health education center including information in English and in Spanish

National Center for Fathering - features parenting tips for fathers with children of all ages and information on top a variety of topics

National Safe Kids Campaign - offers safety tips to help prevent accidental childhood injury

Reading is Fundamental - provides information on motivating kids to read, choosing good books, reading aloud, and other tips and tricks

We Can! - features ways to enhance children's activity and nutrition

Zero to Three - offers parenting resources to promote baby and toddler development

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