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AARR Family Treehouse

AARR Parents Portal

Parenting is hard work.  Find helpful suggestions through this portal.

 

Anne Marie Albano - How to Raise Kids Who Can Overcome Anxiety

Growing up means facing new challenges -- but for some kids, uncertain situations lead to anxiety that parents often seek to soothe. Psychologist Anne Marie Albano explains how constantly rushing to fix a child's problems can perpetuate a lifelong cycle of dependence and resentment -- and shares why a healthy dose of risk helps kids cultivate lasting confidence.

 

Birth Injury Justice Center

The Birth Injury Justice Center is dedicated to supporting anyone affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, or other developmental disabilities to help improve their overall quality of life. There are more special education opportunities than ever for children diagnosed with a birth injury. Many schools, resources, and organizations are tailored towards children with disabilities. Scholarships, health impairment plans, individualized education plans, and homeschooling are all options for parents looking into special education resources.

 

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral Palsy Guide is a national support organization dedicated to educating individuals and families about cerebral palsy. We strive to provide answers and guidance to ensure that families receive the assistance that they need to help improve their overall quality of life.

 

Child Abuse Survivor

Hi, I’m Mike McBride. I am a survivor of childhood abuse. I am also a survivor of major depression, dissociative fugue and a suicide attempt. This is my place. This is where I share my thoughts, my knowledge, and educational resources about all of these topics, in multiple ways. I don’t do this for fame, and I’m definitely not making any money from it. I do it so that the next survivor, of any of these things, has at least one place on the world wide web to know that they are not alone.

 

Child Mind Institute

We’re dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders by giving them the help they need. We’ve become the leading independent nonprofit in children’s mental health by providing gold-standard evidence-based care, delivering educational resources to millions of families each year, training educators in underserved communities, and developing tomorrow’s breakthrough treatments.

 

Coping Skills for Kids

Teach children how to cope. Coping Skills for Kids provides products and resources to help kids learn to cope with the daily challenges of life. Janine has created both downloadable and physical products for Coping Skills for Kids to help support children. The products are made to be used with either a family member or another trusted adult, like a school counselor or therapist.

 

Mesothelioma Hope

A cancer diagnosis can be very difficult for a family to navigate. It can be especially difficult to tell your child that their loved one has terminal cancer. That said, there are many ways to support your children as they face the challenge of a sick loved one. Learn more about tips you can use when talking to your children about cancer.

 

Parents' Lifeline of Eastern Ontario

Compassionate answers for parents of children struggling with mental health challenges, and for those who support them. We are a non-profit family peer support organization for parents whose children to age 25 are facing mental health challenges. We are parents who have supported our own children with these challenges – we’ve been there, we get it, and we can help.

  

ReachOut.Com

ReachOut is the most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents in Australia.Our trusted self-help information, peer-support program and referral tools save lives by helping young people be well and stay well. The information we offer parents makes it easier for them to help their teenagers, too. We’ve been championing wider access to mental health support since we launched our online service more than 20 years ago. Everything we create is based on the latest evidence and is designed with experts, and young people or their parents. This is why our service is trusted, relevant and so easy to use. Accessed by more than 2 million people in Australia each year, ReachOut is a free service that’s available anytime and pretty much anywhere.

 

Spectrum Youth & Family Services, Vermont

Our mission is to empower teenagers, young adults, and their families to make and sustain positive changes through prevention, intervention, and life skills services.

 

Talking to Kids About Cancer

Children can have a lot of anxiety and worries when a veteran they love has cancer. A cancer diagnosis is devastating to family members — especially children and teenagers. Learn how to talk to children about their cancer diagnosis to help ease their worries.