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Starting Out Right: A Guide to Promoting Children’s Reading Success Internet Resources There are many Internet sites where you can find even more resources, for example, READING/LITERACY America Reads Challenge Calls on Americans to support teachers to ensure that every American child can read well and independently by the end of 3rd grade. http://www.ed.gov/inits/americareads/ International Reading Association Association home page with resources on improving the quality of reading instruction. http://www.reading.org/ National Center for Literacy Information on literacy and many useful links. http://www.nifl.gov National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Includes information on reading initiatives in this branch of the federal government. http://www.nih.gov/nichd/html/about_nichd.html Reading Is Fundamental Provides tips for parents and volunteers. http://www.si.edu/rif
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Starting Out Right: A Guide to Promoting Children’s Reading Success CHILDREN’S LITERATURE American Library Association More than 100 libraries register for America Links Up campaign. http://www.ala.org The Internet Public Library Youth Division Lots of fun and educational stuff for children to see and do. http://www.ipl.org/youth/ LITERACY RELATED TELEVISION Children’s Television Workshop Provides parents with school and literacy related information. http://www.ctw.org Public Broadcasting Service A children’s home page with PBS children’s shows characters. http://www.pbs.org/kids/ CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES SERI Parents & Educator ’s Resources A site with links to resources for parents and teachers. http://www.hood.edu/seri/parents.htm National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. http://www.nichcy.org/#about Parents Helping Parents Parent organization with information on disabilities. http://www.php.com/ Family Village Web site with many resources on disabilities. http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/
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Starting Out Right: A Guide to Promoting Children’s Reading Success HOME AND SCHOOL Partnership for Family Involvement The mission of this group is to promote children’s learning through the development of family-school-community partnerships. http://www.ed.gov/PFIE PARENTING Parent Soup Web site with many resources on parenting. http://www.parentsoup.com/ The Parent’s Place Web site with many resources on parenting. http://www.parentsplace.com/ CHILD HEALTH Dr. Green’s House Calls Site with information on specific medical questions concerning children. http://www.drgreene.com/ Kids’ Health Site on children’s health with a section for parents on specific medical questions. http://kidshealth.org/
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