Skip to main content

Family Support Links

Child care Canada: Childcare Research and Resource Unit

Browse a large catalogue of publications, resources, documents, and events related to early childhood programs and policies, with resources specifically for parents.  

Childfriendlycommunities.ca

"This site offers measurement and planning tools to make your community more livable for children and families."

European Union: European Platform for Investing in Children: Policy Briefs

The policy briefs on this web page focus on child and family well-being, covering such topics as education for children with disabilities.

European Union: European Platform for Investing in Children: Practices that Work

This web page hosts two registries: Evidence-Based Practices demonstrated to be effective through research and a user registry of practices.

Fatherhood Institute (UK)  

Students can read research summaries, articles about UK policies, or case studies.

Generations Working Together

Search a library of resources pertaining to intergenerational practice, which aims to bring together multiple generations in purposeful and mutucally-beneficial activities to enhance understanding, respect, and community.

Harvard Family Research Project

Covering such areas as family involvement and early childhood education, the Harvard Family Research Project aims to develop and evaluate strategies for advancing child, family, and community well-being.

Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

For students seeking placement sites, seeking training opportunities, and/or researching mental health.

Indicators of Well-being in Canada

Various measures of Canadians' individual and societal well-being are shared and update on this site.

Public Health Agency of Canada: Stop Family Violence

Stop Family Violence provides you with a one-stop source of information on family violence. If you are affected by family violence, know someone who is, or simply want to learn more about the issue, these pages contain information that can help you be safe or be part of the solution.  These pages also provide links to supports and services in your area. 

The Vanier Institute of the Family

Obtain information about family trends and issues and analyses of family programs, in video and text formats.

ZERO TO THREE

In addition to Military Family Projects, ZERO TO THREE produces developmental fact sheets and resources categorized  by topic.

Inclusion Links

BridgingApps

Through their own portals, parents, teachers, therapists, and doctors, exchange ideas for using iPad®, iPhone®, iPod Touch® and Android® devices with people who have disabilities. The forum includes app lists, practical tips, and reviews of skills within particular apps.

ConnectABILITY

Articles, pages, online workshops, and podcasts offer strategies and tips for children with disabilities and their support networks.

Council for Exceptional Children

The Council for Exceptional Children includes student members advocating and educating about children with disabilities.

European Union: European Platform for Investing in Children: Policy Briefs

The policy briefs on this web page focus on child and family well-being, covering such topics as education for children with disabilities.

European Union: European Platform for Investing in Children: Practices that Work

This web page hosts two registries: Evidence-Based Practices demonstrated to be effective through research and a user registry of practices.

Human Early Learning Partnership

Library includes documents about assessments, publications, and videos.

Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society

Publications, presentations, projects, and news promote inclusion for people with disabilities.

Kinark

A central intake line for child and youth mental health issues is open on Wednesdays, 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. Call 1-888-454-6375

Ryerson University School of Disability Studies

A part-time undergraduate degree program is targeted to adult learners with academic or professional credentials related to disability studies.

Universal Design for Learning  

The National UDL Center supports the effective implementation of UDL by connecting stakeholders in the field and providing resources and information including: advocacy, community, and implementation.