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Post-Adoption

Signs for Hope Resource Library
Updated: March 24, 2014
Excuse the mess, this is a work in progress!

Abuse


o “Child Abuse Investigation and Treatment for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children: Ethical Practice and Policy”
(Emilie Edwards, Jennie Vaughn and Karen Smith Rotabi, UNC School of Social Work) -
http://ssw.unc.edu/rti/presentation/PDFs/deaf_childabuse.pdf

o “5 Ways to Deter a Pedophile” (The Mama Bear Effect blog) - http://themamabeareffect.org/1/post/2014/02/5-things-that-turn-off-a-pedophile.html


Adopting a Deaf child


“Adopting a Deaf Child: Meet Levi” (America World Adoption) - http://adoptedbydesign.typepad.com/blog/2013/05/adopting-a-deaf-child-meet-levi.html


How to adopt Deaf children (video in ASL) -


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOv_rc9ckww&feature=youtu.be


Butterflies Sign: The Miraculous Journey of Finding Zoe, Brandi Rarus and Gail Harris

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/butterflies-sign/butterflies-sign-the-miraculous-journey-of-finding?fb_action_ids=377681305681544&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%22377681305681544%22%3A591809837495803%7D&action_type_map=%7B%22377681305681544%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D

Raising Deaf Kids - www.raisingdeafkids.com


New Beginnings of North Carolina – For Parents of Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Inc. (www.ncbegin.org)


Adoption, Ethics

“Carried Off: Abduction, Adoption and Two Families’ Search for Answers”
(China File, Charlie Cluster) -
http://www.chinafile.com/carried-off-abduction-adoption

“Parents for Ethical Adoption Reform (PEAR):
Cautionary Statement for Families in Process of Adopting” -

http://pear-now.blogspot.com/2013/01/cautionary-statement-for-families-in.html

PEAR: Parents for Ethical Adoption Reform – www.pear-reform.org
“Adoption Reform Ideas” (New Directions in Adoption) -

http://www.adoption-articles.com/adoption_reform.htm

American Adoption Congress – www.americanadoptioncongress.org

Adoption Reform (domestic) – www.openadoption.org

Land of Gazillion Adoptees – www.landofgazillionadoptees.com

Pound Pup Legacy: presents the dark side of adoption 

http://poundpuplegacy.org/


Lost Daughters  www.thelostdaughters.com

“Four Employees of Adoption Services Provider Charged with Conspiracy to Defraud the United States in Connection with Ethiopia Operations”
(U.S. Department of Justice, 2/11/14) -

http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2014/February/14-crm-149.html

Blogs

o “My Take on Ugandan Adoptions” (The Farmer’s Wife Tells All – blog) - http://www.thefarmerswifetellsall.com/2013/01/19/my-take-on-ugandan-adoptions/

o “The Wall: A Map of Adoption Ethics According to Me”
(Claudia Chapman, www.my--fascinating--life.blogspot.com)

? Part One - http://my--fascinating--life.blogspot.com/2011/10/wall-map-of-adoption-ethics-according.html

? Part Two - http://my--fascinating--life.blogspot.com/2011/10/periscope-and-dam-map-of-adoption.html

o “Examining Adoption Ethics:” (Jen Hatmaker)

? Part One: http://jenhatmaker.com/blog/2013/05/14/examining-adoption-ethics-part-one

? Part Two: http://jenhatmaker.com/blog/2013/05/20/examining-adoption-ethics-part-two


o Rileys in Uganda (www.rileysinuganda.blogspot.com)

? Another Ugandan adoption –
http://rileysinuganda.blogspot.com/2013/01/another-ugandan-adoption.html

? Guest Post Blog: An interview with JaeRan Kim, and internationally adopted adult

http://rileysinuganda.blogspot.com/2013/01/guest-blog-post-interview-with-jaeran.html

? Out of Here - http://rileysinuganda.blogspot.com/2012/06/out-of-here.html
o Musings of the Lame: My Life as a Birthmother and What I Learned Too Late - http://www.adoptionbirthmothers.com/musings-of-the-lame-an-adoption-blog/
Adoption, generally
? www.wearegraftedin.com
? www.adoptivefamilies.com
? www.empoweredtoconnect.com
o The Connected Child (Dr. Karyn Purvis) - http://etcandtapestrystore.myshopify.com/collections/empowered-to-connect-resources/products/the-connected-child
? Listening to the adopted person’s voice - https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10200927269958108
? www.showhope.org
? “Adoption Books for Kids: A Reading List for Children and Teens in Adoptive and Foster Families” (Portrait of an Adoption, Carrie Goldman) - http://www.chicagonow.com/portrait-of-an-adoption/2013/07/adoption-books-for-kids-a-reading-list-for-children-and-teens-in-adoptive-and-foster-families/
? Country Specific Alerts and Notices – www.adoption.state.gov
? “Disabled Persons Can Adopt” (adoption.com) - http://adopting.adoption.com/child/disabled-persons-can-adopt.html
? “10 Myths of Adoption I No Longer Believe” (CS Heinz) - http://www.csheinz.com/read/post/10-myths-of-adoption#comment-25809
? “Help! We’re Adopting: Tips for helping families prepare to parent their new child, then surviving and thriving in the early stages of adoption” (Michael Monroe, Adoption Today August 2009) - http://www.christianalliancefororphans.org/wp-content/uploads/Help_Were_Adopting.pdf
? Blogs
o “There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Adoption” (Ni Hao Y’all, When East Meets South) - http://nihaoyall.com/2013/11/theres-no-such-thing-as-an-easy-adoption.html
o Airport Homecomings (Lifeline blog) - http://blog.lifelinechild.org/adoption/airport-homecomings/
o Supporting adoptive families - http://jenhatmaker.com/blog/2011/11/02/how-to-be-the-village
o “The Allure of the Glamorous Adoption” (Mike Berry, Confessions of a Parent blog) - http://www.confessionsofaparent.com/the-allure-of-the-glamourous-adoption/?utm_content=buffercd0ca&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer
o “When your adopted child rejects you” (Tiny Green Elephants) - http://tinygreenelephants.com/2014/01/when-your-adopted-child-rejects-you.html
o “Dear First Mama” (House of Payne blog) - http://usmcfamilyoffive.blogspot.com/2013/10/dear-first-mama.html
o “A Letter to an ‘Expectant’ Adoptive Mom” (Nicole Whitacre, girltalk blog) - http://www.girltalkhome.com/blog/a-letter-to-an-expectant-adoptive-mom
Adoption, “orphan care” and faith/Christianity
? http://signs4hope.blogspot.com/2012/12/adoption-approvedmine-yours.html
? “God’s Heart: Adoption” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xrPGyzvI_nU
? “How the Christian Orphan Care Movement May be Enabling Child Abandonment” (Kristen Howerton, blog – “Rage Against the Minivan”) -(http://www.rageagainsttheminivan.com/2013/09/how-christian-orphan-care-movement-may.html
? Orphan Justice: How to Care for Orphans Beyond Adopting, by Johnny Carr and Laura Captari - http://www.amazon.com/Orphan-Justice-Orphans-Beyond-Adopting/dp/1433677989/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1380726064&sr=8-1&keywords=orphan+justice
? “There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Adoption” (Ni Hao Y’all, When East Meets South blog) - http://nihaoyall.com/2013/11/theres-no-such-thing-as-an-easy-adoption.html
? “My friends, adoption is redemption. It’s costly, exhausting, expensive, and outrageous. Buying back lives costs so much. When God set out to redeem us, it killed Him.” - Derek Loux
Advocacy tools and topics
? Bill of Rights for Deaf and HOH Children (National Association of the Deaf) - http://www.nad.org/issues/education/k-12/bill-of-rights
? School Rights (Raising Deaf Kids) - http://www.raisingdeafkids.org/help/rights/school/
? Hands and Voices - www.handsandvoices.org
? American Academy of Adoption Attorneys - http://www.adoptionattorneys.org/refinery/cache/pages/aaaa-page/home.html
? National Advocates on Deafness to Inform, Network and Enrich (Project N.A.D.I.N.E) - http://www.projectnadine.org/PN/Home.html
? Changing a child’s birthdate
o Accuracy for Adoptees Act: Changing a Child’s Birthdate - http://rainbowkids.com/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=844
o “How to Change Your Child’s Birthdate” (Adoption.com, Ethiopia Adoption) - http://ethiopia.adoptionblogs.com/weblogs/how-to-change-your-child-s-birthdate
o “How to Legally Change a Birthdate” (R.A. Anderson, eHow.com) - http://www.ehow.com/how_4922545_legally-change-birthdate.html
o “East Asian age reckoning” (the age determination of Asian children) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Asian_age_reckoning
American Sign Language
Apps, videos and electronic resources
? iASL
? Sign2Me
? Signed Stories
? Deafplanet.com
? ASL Bible app - http://theworksofgod.com/2013/07/23/free-bible-app-for-our-deaf-brothers-and-sisters/
? Described and Captioned Media Program library - http://www.dcmp.org/
? ASL Tales - http://www.asltales.net/
? American Sign Language University (ASLU) – www.lifeprint.com
? www.smartappsforkids.com
? www.aslnook.com
? DrWonders Workshop - http://www.youtube.com/user/DrWondersWorkshop
o “Real Kid Fairness (ASL) Deaf” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOIhfCaIRy0
? RIT NTID YouTube channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/RITNTID
? www.DeafTV.com
? www.ASLfilms.com
? www.justmindy.com
? www.oicmovies.com
? ASL Word Puzzle app - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/asl-word-puzzle/id692464032?mt=8
? The Described and Captioned Media Program (free-loan library) of educational media for teachers and family members of K-12 students with vision or hearing loss) - http://www.dcmp.org/
? “Snowman” (The Deaf Man’s ASL Storytelling) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=QVXnRuRI1KA&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DQVXnRuRI1KA%26feature%3Dyoutu.be&app=desktop
? “Black ASL” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7ooYqdEdUY
ASL v. SEE v. PSE v. oral training and lip-reading
? A First Language: Whose Choice Is It? by: Shawn Mahshie (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=198
? Seeing at the Speed of Sound (Stanford Alumni, Rachel Kolb) - http://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=59977
? “ASL v. PSE” (Signing His Praises) - http://signinghispraises.net/vs.html
? “Riverside: Many deaf school students weren’t raised with sign language” (Dayna Straehley, The Press Enterprise) - http://www.pe.com/local-news/topics/topics-education-headlines/20131011-riverside-many-deaf-school-students-werent-raised-with-sign-language.ece
? “Why Sign Exploring the Benefits of Sign Language” (video) - http://www.whysign.com/
? “Cochlear War: For Parents Only” - http://www.cochlearwar.com/for_parents_only.html
? Manually Coded English - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manually_Coded_English#Linguistics_of_Visual_English_.28LOVE.29
? “ASL, SEE Sign and Signed English” (The Listen-Up Web) - http://www.listen-up.org/sign2.htm
? ASL: A Deaf Child’s Natural Language, “Adopting a Deaf Child: Meet Levi” (America World Adoption blog) - http://adoptedbydesign.typepad.com/blog/2013/05/adopting-a-deaf-child-meet-levi.html
? Hands and Voices - www.handsandvoices.org
? Speechreading in Context: A Guide for Practice in Everyday Settings (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=200
? Total Communication - Total Communication v. Simultaneous Communication (“Sim-Comm”) - http://www.handsandvoices.org/comcon/articles/totalcom.htm
? “EXPOSED: Truth Behind the Science” (video with audio and captions) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyDvs35nmDs&feature=share
? Comparative Videos (ASL v. SEE v. PSL)
o “ASL Storytelling: Late for Meeting!” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iwef74-iII
o “Deaf Ninja: Origin” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L91KVUXRBq8
o “On the Other Hand 1-1” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SVONWlpGvQ
o “ASL, PSE, SEE The Three Little Pigs” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkcfJ0e2XbI
o “ASL vs SEE: The Bank!” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6drv_kpqw8
ASL Generally
? Sign Language Use for Deaf, HOH and Hearing Babies: The Evidence Supports It (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=482
? Why ASL? Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Br6LLP_j_Ec&app=desktop
? Benefits of ASL for Deaf children - http://www.examiner.com/article/deaf-children-benefit-from-learning-sign-language-says-research
? “What is Best for Deaf Children?” (Signs 4 Hope blog, Becky Brooks Lloyd) - http://signs4hope.blogspot.com/2013/09/what-is-best-for-deaf-child.html
? “Deaf Babies Use Their Hands to Babble, Researcher Finds” (National Deaf News, Lexington School/Center for the Deaf) - http://lexnyc.wordpress.com/2012/12/14/deaf-babies-use-their-hands-to-babble-researcher-finds/
? Visual Language and Visual Learning - http://issuu.com/vl2newsletter
? “The Controversy About Deaf Children Learning Sign Language” (Carola Finch) - http://carolafinch.hubpages.com/hub/The-Controversy-About-Deaf-Children-Learning-Sign-Language
? “Family Health Reference to ASL” (US Insurance Net) - http://usinsurancenet.com/family-health-reference-to-asl/
? “Through Your Child’s Eyes: American Sign Language” (Video) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV69iJuXwP4
? Deaf Insight - http://www.deaf-insight.com/
Learning ASL
? Books:
o Learning to Sign the Fun Way: Let Your Fingers Do the Talking with Games, Puzzles and Activities in American Sign Language (Peggy Warner) - http://www.amazon.com/Learn-Sign-Fun-Way-Activities/dp/0761532633/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379961819&sr=8-1&keywords=learning+sign+language+the+fun+way
o Talking with Your Hands, Listening with Your Eyes (Gabriel Grayson) - http://www.amazon.com/Talking-Your-Hands-Listening-Eyes/dp/075700007X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379961865&sr=8-1&keywords=talking+with+your+hands+listening+with+your+eyes
o Signing Illustrated: The Complete Learning Guide (Mickey Flodin) - http://www.amazon.com/Signing-Illustrated-Revised-Edition-Complete/dp/039953041X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379961921&sr=8-1&keywords=signing+illustrated
o The American Sign Language Puzzle Book (Justin Segal) - http://www.amazon.com/American-Sign-Language-Puzzle-Book/dp/0071413545/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379961960&sr=8-1&keywords=the+american+sign+language+puzzle+book
o Signs for Me: Basic Sign Vocabulary for Children, Parents & Teachers (Ben Bahan and Joe Dannis) - http://www.amazon.com/Signs-Me-Vocabulary-Children-Teachers/dp/0915035278/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379961991&sr=8-1&keywords=signs+for+me
o The Sign Language Everything Book: American Sign Language Made Easy (Irene Duke) - http://www.amazon.com/The-Everything-Sign-Language-Book/dp/1598698834/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379962046&sr=8-1&keywords=the+sign+language+everything+book
o Sign Babies ASL Flash Cards (Sign Babies) - http://www.amazon.com/Babies-Flash-Cards-Complete-Bundle/dp/0975329944/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379962109&sr=8-1&keywords=sign+babies+asl+flash+cards
? Dictionaries, picture dictionaries
o The Picture Plus Dictionary (Virginia McKinney, Ph.D) - http://www.harriscomm.com/index.php/the-picture-plus-dictionary.html#.Ukw5-eXD-Ul
o Visual Dictionary (Fog City Press) - http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/books/Visual-Dictionary-Fog-City-Press/9781877019111-item.html?cookieCheck=1
o Oxford Picture Dictionary (Jayme Adelson-Goldstein, Norma Shapiro) - http://www.amazon.com/Oxford-Picture-Dictionary-Monolingual-English/dp/0194369765/ref=pd_sim_b_36
o ASL University – www.lifeprint.com
? Websites and Learn Online programs:
o Learn ASL Live Online (Lisa Hubble, Deaf ASL Instructor) - http://learnaslliveonline.com/
o Deafined - http://www.asldeafined.com/
o Lifeprint – www.lifeprint.com/asl/101/lessons
o Signing Online - https://signingonline.com/frequently-asked-questions
o Start American Sign Language – www.start-american-sign-language.com
? Other tools and products:
o Barron’s 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language (Geoffrey S. Poor) - http://www.amazon.com/Barrons-Flash-Cards-American-Language/dp/0764162225/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379961735&sr=8-1&keywords=500+flash+cards+of+american+sign+language
o Wink ASL (Windell “Wink” Smith Jr.) - http://www.winkasl.com/Wink/Products.html
? “The Snowy Day” (Windell Smith Jr.) - http://vimeo.com/15407064
o Sign Language Store – www.start-american-sign-language.com
o Signing Success Progress Charts (from Signing Time, two little hands) - http://www.signingtime.com/resources/support/
o Garlic Press - http://www.garlicpress.com/home/gar/smartlist_10/sign_language.html
? Holidays and specific subjects:
o Thanksgiving in ASL - http://aslnook.com/2013/11/thanksgiving-in-asl/?fb_action_ids=10151802039527705&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_ref=.Uo1GaIhwN2g.like&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%5B223969694446482%5D&action_type_map=%5B%22og.likes%22%5D&action_ref_map=%5B%22.Uo1GaIhwN2g.like%22
o Feelings - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfpaHQD9WYc
o Math – Texas Math Sign Language Dictionary - http://www.tsdvideo.org/
o Super Bowl (ASL Nook) - http://aslnook.com/2014/01/super-bowl-in-asl/
o Halloween - http://aslnook.com/2013/10/asl-nook-halloween-in-asl/
? Gallaudet links - http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/links.php
? “I Love You” in 20 Sign Languages - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iwef74-iII
Attachment
? Individual stories and blogs
o “Attachment and Cocooning – an explanation and a plan” (O’Mearas Plus Two blog) -http://omearasplusone.blogspot.com/2012/09/attachment-and-cocooning-explanation.html
o “A Place at the Table” (The Purvis Tribe blog) - http://purvistribe.blogspot.com/2014/02/a-place-at-table.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ThePurvisTribe+%28The+Purvis+Tribe%29
o “Family – Every Child’s Right” - http://themoghadamsjourneytoafrica.blogspot.com/2013/03/family-every-childs-right.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+OurAdoptionJourneyToAfrica+%28Our+Adoption+Journey+to+Africa%29
? “Cocooning,” The Adoption Magazine
o Part 1- http://www.theadoptionmagazine.com/2012/06/06/cocooning-part-1/
o Part 2 - http://www.theadoptionmagazine.com/2012/06/07/cocooning-part-2/
o Part 3 - http://www.theadoptionmagazine.com/2012/06/21/cocooning-part-3/
o Conclusion - http://www.theadoptionmagazine.com/2013/05/13/cocooning-conclusion/
? The Connected Child, “Chapter 4: Disarming the Fear Response with Felt Safety” (Dr. Karyn Purvis) - http://www.child.tcu.edu/Book/The%20Connected%20Child%20Chapter%20Four.pdf
? “Building Bonds of Attachment: Practical, Expert Advice” (Webinar, Orphancare Resources) - http://orphancareresources.org/events/upcoming/event/calendar_event/102462
Autism
? Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing” (Association of University Centers on Disabilities, webinar with closed captioning) - http://www.aucd.org/template/event.cfm?event_id=5482
? Institutional Autism in Adoption (Rainbowkids.com) - http://www.rainbowkids.com/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=722
? “Institutional Autism, secondary to orphanage living conditions” (Adoption Doctors) - http://www.adoptiondoctors.com/articles/institutional-autism-secondary-to-orphanage-living-conditions/
? Institutional Adoption (Dr. Ronald Federici, Care for Children International) - http://www.drfederici.com/ins_autism.htm
? Questions from ASCD to RIT, Educating Deaf Children - http://www.rit.edu/ntid/educatingdeafchildren/?p=481
? Deaf-Autism Programs (Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing) - http://www.vcdhh.org/schools/deaf-autism-program
? “What autism looks like in toddlers” (video, audio with no captions) - http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/2031455/video-this-is-what-autism-looks-like-in-toddlers/
Bilingual/Bicultural
? Deaf Bilingual Coalition - http://www.dbcusa.org/index.php/Mission-Purpose-Goals/
? The Brain and Language Lab, BL2 (Dr. Laura Ann Petitto, Gallaudet University) - http://www.gallaudet.edu/petitto.html
? Raising a Bilingual Child (Barbara Zurer Pearson, Ph.D.) - http://www.zurer.com/pearson/bilingualchild/index.html
? Visual Lanaguage and Visual Learning (VL2), Gallaudet University Parents Package - http://vl2parentspackage.org/about/
Birth family research and respect
? Chinese Orphanage Data Books (Research-China.org) - http://www.research-china.org/databooks/index.htm
? “7 Ways to Start Your Child’s Lifebook” (The First Few Pages, Carrie Craft) - http://adoption.about.com/od/lifebooks/tp/7-Ways-To-Start-Your-Childs-Lifebook.htm
? “10 Things Adoptees Want You to Know” (Huff Post – Parents, Lesli Johnson) - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lesli-johnson/adoption_b_2161590.html
? Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew” (Sherrie Eldridge) - http://www.amazon.com/Twenty-Things-Adopted-Adoptive-Parents/dp/044050838X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1358419965&sr=8-1&keywords=10+things+adopted
? Adoption information in family obituaries - http://obituarieshelp.org/adoption.html
Blogs
? The Andersons – www.familyrootedinlove.blogspot.com
? The Barschs - http://signwithjoy.wordpress.com/
? The Browns – www.signstogether.blogspot.com
? The Collicotts - http://ourfamilyslovekeepsongrowing.blogspot.com/
? The Finks – www.journeyoffaithhopelove.blogspot.com
? The Hammons – www.hammonshouseunplugged.blogspot.com
? Jen Hatmaker (www.jenhatmaker.com)
o http://jenhatmaker.com/blog/2013/09/03/the-truth-about-adoption-two-years-later
o http://jenhatmaker.com/blog/2012/08/21/the-truth-about-adoption-one-year-later
o http://jenhatmaker.com/blog/2011/09/06/after-the-airport
? The Johnsons - http://gracesufficientlovecompelling.wordpress.com/
? The Joneses – www.jonesinternationaladoption.shutterfly.com
? The Jordans – www.onehomemanyhearts.blogspot.com
? The Moghadams – www.themoghadamsjourneytoafrica.blogspot.com
? The O’Mearas – www.omearasplusone.blogspot.com
? The Penlands – www.likepenand.blogspot.com
o Youtube video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRK__MRi3N0&feature=player_embedded
? The Pruiksmas – www.pruiksmasprogress.blogspot.com
? The Raleighs - www.earstohear-vicki.blogspot.com
? The Roberts – www.robertsfamilyhope.blogspot.com
? The Rylands – www.rylandsfamily.blogspot.com
? The Schwieghardts – www.respondinginfaith.com
? The Springs – www.gardenofeagan.blogspot.com
? The Worrells – www.growingourfamilyto7.blogspot.com
? www.orphanjustice.com/blog
? www.wearegraftedin.com
? www.relentlessdefiance.wordpress.com
Bullying
o Kindergarten PSA: Don’t Be a Bully! Be a Friend - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwKQv2O2wRo
o “Wake Up and Smell the Sexting, Parents!” (Blood, Sweat and Cheers! Kristin Thompson) - http://bloodsweatcheers13.blogspot.com/2013/07/wake-up-and-smell-sexting-parents.html
Cochlear implants:
? National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) basic info - http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/pages/coch.aspx/
? Cochlear Implants and Sign Language: Putting it All Together (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) –
http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=194
? “Cochlear Implants in Children” (American Academy of Audiology) - http://www.audiology.org/resources/documentlibrary/Pages/CochlearChildren.aspx
? “Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids” (Educating Deaf Children, Rochester Institute of Technology, National Technical Institute for the Deaf) - http://www.rit.edu/ntid/educatingdeafchildren/?cat=4&paged=3
? Working Group on Cochlear Implants, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - http://www.asha.org/docs/html/TR2004-00041.html
? “Who is a cochlear implant candidate” (The Hearing Journal, Dr. Rene Gifford) - http://journals.lww.com/thehearingjournal/Fulltext/2011/06000/Who_is_a_cochlear_implant_candidate_.7.aspx
? “How Will They Hear?” (Signs 4 Hope blog, Becky Brooks Lloyd) - http://signs4hope.blogspot.com/2012/08/which-camp-are-you-in-asl-vs-cochlear.html
? The ASL-Cochlear Implant Community – http://aslci.blogspot.com/
? “Hospitals to help 16,000 poor deaf kids” (China Daily) - http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-04/24/content_16446598.htm
? “Cochlear War: For Parents Only” - http://www.cochlearwar.com/for_parents_only.html
? “Language Acquisition for deaf children: Reducing the harms of zero tolerance to the use of alternative approaches.” (Humphries, Kushalnager, Mathur, Napoli, Padden, Ratmannn and Smith, PubMed Central, National Institute of Health) - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3384464/
? Individual stories, blogs
o “Happy Birthday to Brody’s Ears” (Belief in Brody blog) - http://beliefinbrody.blogspot.com/2013/09/happy-birthday-to-brody-ears.html
o “’Fixing’ Our Boys” (Signs Together, Brown family blog) - http://signstogether.blogspot.com/2012/01/fixing-our-boys.html
o “Deaf Girl Hears for the First Time?” (Signs of Life blog, with video) - http://signstogether.blogspot.com/2011/10/deaf-girl-hears-for-first-time.html
o “When Your Perfect Child is Deaf” (Kathleen’s World) - http://kathleensworld.com/deaf-child.html
o “Is a Cochlear Implant Right for Our Son?” –
? Original blog - http://sunshinepraises.com/2014/01/is-a-cochlear-implant-right-for-our-son.html
? Update - http://sunshinepraises.com/2014/01/response-update-is-a-cochlear-implant-right-for-our-son.html
Deaf culture
? American Society for Deaf Children – www.deafchildren.org
? Deaf Insight - http://www.deaf-insight.com/
? “The Uniqueness of Deafness” (Signs 4 Hope blog, Becky Brooks Lloyd) - http://signs4hope.blogspot.com/2012/06/unigueness-of-deafness.html
? “Ten Annoying Habits of hearing people AND deaf people” (Deaf Cactus News, www.thelimpingchicken.com) - http://deafcactusnews.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-10-annoying-habits-of-hearing.html
? “Deaf People Who Made the World Different” (Gallaudet, 6th grade unit curriculum) - http://my.gallaudet.edu/bbcswebdav/institution/ASLCurr/ASL-L1-curriculum/6th-Grade/Deaf-people-who-made-the-world-different-6th-grade.pdf
? “I was Dylan Quick” (Donald A. Grushkin) - https://www.facebook.com/notes/don-grushkin/i-was-dylan-quick/10151569180915929
? “Deaf History – Martha’s Vineyard: Hearing Had to Learn Sign” (Jamie Berke) - http://deafness.about.com/cs/featurearticles/a/marthasvineyard.htm
? CODAs (blog) - http://heyrachelmarie.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/hi-im-rachel-and-im-a-coda/
? “What is it like to be DEAF?” (video – ASL with subtitles) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60lzVhXW_0U&feature=youtu.be
? “I Was Deaf Today” (David Martin, LC-2) - http://mychainsaregone.org/LC2/i-was-deaf-today/
? “A Hearing Person’s Adventure in a Deaf World” blog - http://journeyindeafculture.blogspot.com/
? Community and Culture Frequently Asked Questions (National Association of the Deaf) - http://www.nad.org/issues/american-sign-language/community-and-culture-faq
? “The Deaf Culture: Michele Westfall on being deaf since birth” (Interviews that Matter) - http://interviewsthatmatter.net/2013/12/09/the-deaf-culture-michele-westfall-on-being-deaf-since-birth/
? Deaf friendly games for Deaf-challenged Holidays (deafREVIEW) - http://deafreview.com/deafreview-news/deaffriendly-games-for-deaf-challenged-holidays/
? Videos:
o “Through Deaf Eyes” (with ASL, no closed captioning) - http://www.bts.to/pbs-special-through-deaf-eyes-tf26555.html
o “Navigating deafness in a hearing world: Rachel Kolb at TEDxStandford” (closed captioned) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKKpjvPd6Xo
o “A Sign of Respect: Strategies for Effective Deaf/Hearing Interactions” (Thomas Holcomb and Anna Mindess, Treehouse Video – video and article) - http://store.treehousevideo.com/?main_page=page&id=12
o “For a Deaf Son” (described and captioned) - http://www.tunesbaby.com/yt/?x=SCzl4kuWLw0
o “The End: In life only one thing is certain” (documentary) - http://io9.com/after-deafness-is-cured-what-happens-to-the-people-who-1516191673
o Deaf History Month - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUaucukI-W4
? www.raisingdeafkids.org
? www.deafactioncenter.org
Developmental and learning disabilities
? Autism
o “A Spark” (Scooping it Up blog) - http://www.scoopingitup.blogspot.com/2013/11/a-spark.html
? Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
o “The Lifelong Effects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Good Parenting is Not Enough” (Deborah Hage) - http://www.deborahhage.com/articles/fas2.html
? Printable picture cards (Do2learn: Educational Resources for Special Needs): http://www.do2learn.com/picturecards/printcards/index.htm
? List of Sensory Play Activities - http://www.learning4kids.net/list-of-sensory-play-ideas/
? “Do’s and Don’ts When Witnessing a Disabled Child Having a Meltdown” (Dr. Darla Clayton, The Mobility Resource) - http://www.themobilityresource.com/dos-and-donts-when-witnessing-a-disabled-child-having-a-meltdown/
Education
Education, generally
? Deaf Like Me, by Thomas S. Spradley - http://www.amazon.com/Deaf-Like-Me-Thomas-Spradley/dp/0930323114/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379625772&sr=8-1&keywords=deaf+like+me
? The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson - http://www.amazon.com/The-Whole-Brain-Child-Revolutionary-Strategies/dp/0553386697
? Community Building: A Positive Approach to Discipline in Schools (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=195
? Family-School Relationships: Concepts and Premises (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=195
? Student Life in the New Millennium: Empowering Education (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=201
? We are Equal Partners: Recommended Practices for Involving Families in The Child’s Educational Program (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=193
? “Critical Needs of Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Public Input Summary” (Clerc Center, Gallaudet, 2013) - http://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc_center/public_input_summary_published.html
? “Deaf Children’s social relationships in mainstream schools” (Journal of Deaf Education International 3/,126-136) - http://www.education.ox.ac.uk/ndcs/papers/nunespretzlikandolsson_deafsocial.pdf
? How Deaf Children Learn: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know (Perspectives on Deafness) (Marc Marschark, Peter Hauser) - http://www.amazon.com/How-Deaf-Children-Learn-Perspectives/dp/0195389751
? “The Tide Could be Turning for Deaf Education” (Mark Drolsbaugh, Xpressive Handz guest blog post) - http://xpressivehandz.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-tide-could-be-turning-for-deaf.html
? “Deaf Schools” (video with audio and captions) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkwYHheJQVw&feature=c4-overview&list=UU0jdsYSKy1VNhKw79mw0RsA
? “Supporting Adopted Children in School: A guide for parents and schools” (Essex County Council) - http://www.essex.gov.uk/Health-Social-Care/Care-Children/Adoption-and-Fostering/adoption/raising-your-adoptive-family/Documents/supporting_adopted_children_in_schools.pdf
ASL/English Bilingual Education
? The Clerc Center Catalog of Deaf Education resources - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?a=free
? A Report by the National ASL/English Bilingual Early Childhood Education Advisory Focus Group - http://www.csdeagles.com/outreach/pdf/bilingual_education.pdf
? Schools accredited in ASL/English Bilingual programs (certified by the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf) - http://www.ceasd.org/accreditation/accredited-schools
? ASL/English Bilingual Education brief by Gallaudet - http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/assets/section7/document207.pdf
? Where Does Speech Fit In? Spoken English in a Bilingual Context (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=203
? Bilingual-bicultural (bi-bi): Learning American Sign Language (Raising Deaf Kids) - http://raisingdeafkids.org/communicating/choices/bibi.php
? “Bilingualism and the Brain” (Gallaudet University) - http://oes.gallaudet.edu/bl2/
? Webinar: “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About ASL/English Bimodal Bilingual Education” (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc_center/webinars/everything_you_always_wanted_to_know_about_aslenglish_bimodal_bilingual_early_childhood_education.html
? National American Sign Language & English Bilingual Consortium for Early Childhood Education – www.bilingualece.org
? “Madness in the Mainstream: An interview with author Mark Drolsbaugh” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIAS80VF0dk&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DQIAS80VF0dk&app=desktop
? “A Case Study of Extended Discourse in a ASL/English Preschool Classroom” (video, Gallaudet University, Dr. Raychelle Harris) - http://videocatalog.gallaudet.edu/?id=14578
? Becoming Bilingual: Facilitating English Literacy Development Using ASL in Preschool (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=188
Learning, language and the brain
? Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute - http://hms.harvard.edu/hmni/
? “Learning Styles and Hemispheric Dominance – Right or Left Brain: Which is Dominant in Your Family?” (Karen M. Gibson, Leaping from the Box) - http://www.leapingfromthebox.com/art/kmg/learningstyles2.html
? “Broca’s Area, Wernicke’s Area, and Other Language-Processing Areas in the Brain” (The Brain From Top to Bottom) - http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/d/d_10/d_10_cr/d_10_cr_lan/d_10_cr_lan.html
? Gallaudet links - http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/links.php
? “Toddler brain scan gives language insight” (Helen Briggs, BBC News) - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24446292?SThisFB
? The Brain and Language Lab, BL2 (Dr. Laura Ann Petitto, Gallaudet University) - http://www.gallaudet.edu/petitto.html
? “The Amazing Human Brain and Human Development” (Child Trauma Academy, free online course) - http://childtraumaacademy.com/amazing_brain/index.html
Special Education Resources
o “Understanding the Basics of Title 1 Funds” (Sarah Malburg, Bright Hub Education) - http://www.brighthubeducation.com/teaching-methods-tips/11105-basics-of-title-1-funds/
o See also: Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
Specific subject resources
o Reading and Spelling Practice Folder (Joyce Herzog) - http://www.joyceherzog.com/Joyce_Herzog/Free_Downloads_files/Reading%20and%20Spelling%20Practice%20Folder%2009.13.pdf
o Teaching Math and Language Arts to Deaf Children - http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Flouisesattler.me%2F2013%2F08%2
F26%2Fteaching-math-and-language-arts-to-deaf-children%2F&h=ZAQHo6k8L&enc=AZMJtIeOZ1wdPLWlpvRLEbbsr8WC0UsASXYTNcoysQ7AjQvOfXL52LJQZaNIOuDtHl5SnuBVkDELODvmcsf1KX7U5pGUXk_yiroYbaBKbpXDUqPoT5LEnZrQbWQotSOIIi3zsHw5yrbkKbTTrNSy2Aa7&s=1
o Spelling and Vocabulary – www.spellingcity.com
o Vocabulary Building – The Picture Plus Vocabulary (Virginia McKinney) - http://www.buttepublications.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=25&Itemid=23
o Teaching English: Snapwords, sight word pictures - http://www.child1st.com/snapwords/
o The Described and Captioned Media Program (free-loan library) of educational media for teachers and family members of K-12 students with vision or hearing loss) - http://www.dcmp.org/
Encouragement
? Blogs:
o http://www.whenyouriseup.blogspot.com/
o www.wearegraftedin.com
? “Graduate of School for the Deaf aims to break barriers,” The Gazette - http://thegazette.com/2012/12/30/graduate-of-school-for-the-deaf-aims-to-break-barriers/
? “Lessons from a Former Orphan” (Shelly Bergeron, MomLife Today blog) - http://momlifetoday.com/2013/03/lessons-from-a-former-orphan/
? “Kai’s Story: From orphan to athlete” (Britton Lynn, Fox 6 WBRC) - http://www.myfoxal.com/story/23909354/kais-story-from-orphan-to-athlete?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=9504703#.Un0i0DS1C0U.facebook
? “In the midst” (Matt Mooney, the atypical life blog) - http://theatypicallife.com/blog/uncategorized/in-the-midst/
? “Grace for My Waiting Friends” (Roberts family blog) - http://robertsfamilyhope.blogspot.com/2013/12/grace-for-my-waiting-friends.html
? “Nori’s Future” (Robert Rittenhouse, the Goodness of God blog) - http://www.thegoodnessofgod.us/noris-future/
? “The Whipping Mom” (Home: a soft place to land blog) - http://homeasoftplacetofall.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-whipping-mom.html
? Fourth-grader Shares Vision for the Future at RIT - http://www.ntid.rit.edu/spotlight/fourth-grader-shares-vision-future-rits-expression-kings-legacy-celebration
? “A Silent Melody” (short film in ASL) - http://www.storypick.com/cute-10-minute-film-deaf-mute-girl-will-warm-heart/
? NAD and PepsiCo Tap Amber Zion to Bring ASL to Superbowl 48 (video with ASL, no captions) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm5nc-zBdUE
? “Confession: I hate Christmas Break” (Meg H. Miller blog) - http://www.meghmiller.com/confession-i-hate-christmas-break/
Faith, Christianity
? The story of Jesus in ASL - http://www.aslbible.com/new.html
? The Fruit of the Spirit song in ASL - https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=4584298694911
? Virginia Baptist Conference for the Deaf - http://www.vbcddeaf.org/
? Southern Baptist Conference of the Deaf – www.sbcdeaf.org
? International Mission Board, Deaf Peoples - http://deafpeoples.imb.org/
? www.doorinternational.com
? “God Uses Trials to Draw Us Closer to Him” (Living it Out TV, Cedar Creek.TV) - http://livingitout.tv/bible-study/lio-116-god-uses-trials-to-draw-us-closer-to-him/
? “Why is Deaf Ministry so Hard?” (Marshall Lawrence, Silent Blessings blog)
o Part 1 - http://www.silentblessings.org/why-is-deaf-ministry-so-hard-part-1/
o Part 2 - http://www.silentblessings.org/deaf-ministry-so-hard-2/
? “God Will give you more than you can handle: I guarantee it” (Kayla Lemmon, All Our Lemmony Things blog) - http://lemmonythings.com/2014/01/05/god-will-give-you-more-than-you-can-handle-i-guarantee-it/
? Interview with Steve Dye by Christian Standard - http://christianstandard.com/2014/01/interview-with-steve-dye/
? “Why Love is a Choice, Not an Emotion” (Karla Downing, Ezine Articles) - http://ezinearticles.com/?Why-Love-Is-a-Choice%2C-Not-an-Emotion&id=6452988
Videos
? Founder’s Message – Forgive (God Uplifts Me Vision) (video) - http://www.gum-vision.com/founders-message-forgive/
? DVC Christian Television Network - http://www.deafvideo.com/home.asp?groupid=12#avtop
? “Love come to life” by Big Daddy Weave (video in ASL) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbU0V9LGIgw&feature=share&list=LL35fogBL3pKXbeqc8ThuAew&index=1
? “You Brought the Sunshine” D-PAN ASL Music Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=Lr8SZqKWctM&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DLr8SZqKWctM%26feature%3Dyoutu.be&app=desktop
? “Stronger” (by Mandisa, performed in ASL) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJesqvsFw9Y&sns=fb
Bibles
? The Comic Book Bible (Rob Suggs) - http://www.amazon.com/The-Comic-Book-Bible-Suggs/dp/1602606854
? ASL Bible app - http://theworksofgod.com/2013/07/23/free-bible-app-for-our-deaf-brothers-and-sisters/
? DOOR International Bible in ASL - http://deafbibles.com/language-home/?door_lang=asl
? Good and Evil: The Ultimate Super Hero Comic online (video and print) - http://goodandevilbook.com/
? The Bible App for Kids – www.bible.com
? Deaf Missions: The Bible: ASL Version - http://www.deafmissions.com/?PageID=29
? John 1:1-18 in ASL - http://www.bible.is/deaf/ASESLV/John/1:1-18
? Luke 2:1-20 in ASL - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDWCWbUQL2k&list=PLaXwWbGTQW2zV28TIK8qkR0SgmGWOd7NJ
? The Action Bible – www.theactionbible.com
? “In That Day” (video with audio and captions) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRIEdI74uVc
? The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name - http://www.amazon.com/The-Jesus-Storybook-Bible-Whispers-ebook/dp/B007WRPUFE/?tag=theresurgence-20
Food issues and eating disorders
? “And what about food?” (Lillian Hudson, Rainbow Kids) - http://www.rainbowkids.com/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=437
? “Eating Disorders: What is Anorexia” (Deaf MD.org) - http://www.deafmd.org/diseases/eating-disorders
? “Sensory Diet Ideas for Oral Sensory Seeking Behaviors in Children” (Cara Batema, Demand Media, globalpost.com) - http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/sensory-diet-ideas-oral-sensory-seeking-behaviors-children-7209.html
? “Sensory Diet Ideas for Oral Sensory Seeking” (Nancy Peske, articlesbase.com) - http://www.articlesbase.com/parenting-articles/sensory-diet-ideas-for-oral-sensory-seeking-2624823.html
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Fundraising and finances
? The Ultimate List of Adoption Fundraisers (Walking by the Way) - http://www.walkingbytheway.com/blog/the-ultimate-list-of-adoption-fundraisers/
? Focus on the Adoption Tax Credit Webinar (Orphancare Resources) - http://orphancareresources.org/events/upcoming/event/calendar_event/102680
? Adoption Tax Credit –
o http://www.adoptionlearningpartners.org/catalog/courses/adoption-tax-credit.cfm
o “Everything You Want to Know About the Federal Adoption Tax Credit” (Jason Kovacs, The ABBA Fund Blog) - http://abbafund.wordpress.com/2013/01/03/everything-you-want-to-know-and-more-about-the-adoption-tax-credit/
? Orphan’s Cry International (The Pearl Ministry) - http://pearlministry.org/orphans-cry-international/
? ABBA Fund - http://www.abbafund.org/how-we-help/
? Salvation International - http://salvationinternational.org/
? Fundraising ideas
o Tee-shirt sales – www.theadairgroup.com (bulk t-shirt sales)
o “The Best Youth Ministry Fundraiser Ever: The Wall O Money” (Adam Walker Cleaveland, Pomomusings blog) - http://pomomusings.com/2011/03/28/best-youth-ministry-fundraiser/
Grief and depression
? “Grief and the Adopted Child” (We are Grafted In) - http://www.wearegraftedin.com/3078/grief-and-the-adopted-child/
? Good Grief, by Granger E. Westberg - http://www.amazon.com/Good-Grief-GRIEF-50TH-ANNIV-Paperback/dp/B008MD19N4/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1379627295&sr=8-2&keywords=good+grief+granger+westberg
? A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows Through Loss, by Jerry Sittser - http://www.amazon.com/Grace-Disguised-Soul-Grows-through/dp/0310258952/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379627314&sr=8-1&keywords=a+grace+disguised
? “New Study: Post-Adoption Depression” (Adoption Talk blog) - http://chinaadoptiontalk.blogspot.com/2012/03/new-study-post-adoption-depression.html
Homeschooling
? “Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool” - http://allinonehomeschool.com/
? Homeschool Buyers Co-op - https://www.homeschoolbuyersco-op.org/discovery-education-streaming-plus-free-trial/
? “A Case Study of Extended Discourse in a ASL/English Preschool Classroom” (video, Gallaudet University, Dr. Raychelle Harris) - http://videocatalog.gallaudet.edu/?id=14578
? Homeschooling Your Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child - www.deafhomeschool.com
? Deaf/HOH Christian Homeschool Yahoo Group - http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/deafchristianhomeschool/info
? Homeschool Language Impaired forum (Yahoo Group ) - http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/homeschoolLI/info
? Kent State University Parents of Deaf/HOH Children listserve (login required) - https://listserv.kent.edu/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A0=PARENTDEAF-HH
? Teach Them Diligently - https://teachthemdiligently.net/register/
? Listen-Up Listserve - http://www.listen-up.org/
Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
? “Top Ten Most Ridiculous Comments Heard at an IEP Meeting (Dennise Goldberg, Friendship Circle Blog) - http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2012/01/19/top-ten-most-ridiculous-comments-heard-at-an-iep-meeting/
? Accommodations and Modifications in an IEP - http://www.specialeducationadvisor.com/accommodations-and-modifications-in-an-iep/
? Special Education acronyms - http://suite101.com/a/special-education-acronyms-a169020
? Language goals - http://www.speakingofspeech.com/IEP_Goal_Bank.html#Language
? Accommodations for speech impaired - http://www.speakingofspeech.com/IEP_Goal_Bank.html#Language
? “Classroom Interpreting: What does special education law say about educational interpreters?” - http://www.classroominterpreting.org/parents/law.asp
? “What Happens at an IEP Meeting” (Terri Mauro, About.com – Children with Special Needs) - http://specialchildren.about.com/od/specialeducation/f/iepfaq03.htm
? ‘What should I bring to an IEP Meeting” (Terri Mauro, About.com – Children with Special Needs) - http://specialchildren.about.com/od/specialeducation/f/iepfaq06.htm
? Commonly used acronyms (Colorado Department of Education) - http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/acronyms
? “Why and How to Read your Child’s IEP” (National Center for Learning Disabilities, Marcie Lipsitt) - http://www.ncld.org/students-disabilities/iep-504-plan/why-how-read-your-childs-iep
? IEP Issues and IDEA Law Information (Supporting Success for Children with Hearing Loss) - http://successforkidswithhearingloss.com/resources-for-professionals/iep-issues
Interpreting
? “A Few Minutes in the Life of a Sign Language Interpreter” (humor) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cqv84ywBSE&sns=fb
? “How to Know if Your ASL Teacher is Qualified” (Deaf Expressions) - http://deafexpressions.blogspot.com/2013/06/when-persondecides-that-they-want-to.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+DeafExpressions+%28Deaf+Expressions%29
? “Classroom Interpreting: What does special education law say about educational interpreters?” - http://www.classroominterpreting.org/parents/law.asp
? “Those Incredible Interpreters” (Francois Grosjean, Life as a Bilingual, Psychology Today) - http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/life-bilingual/201109/those-incredible-interpreters
Marriage
? “10 Marriage Tips Every WIFE Needs to Hear” (8th Rising blog) - http://eighthrising.com/2013/10/28/10-marriage-tips-every-wife-needs-to-hear/
? “Why Love is a Choice, Not an Emotion” (Karla Downing, Ezine Articles) - http://ezinearticles.com/?Why-Love-Is-a-Choice%2C-Not-an-Emotion&id=6452988
Medical care and diagnoses
? “Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids” (University of California San Francisco, Juliana Bunim) - http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2013/07/107316/breakthrough-study-reveals-biological-basis-sensory-processing-disorders-kidsi
? “ADHD and International Adoptees” (Dr. Mark Lerner, Rainbowkids.com) - http://www.rainbowkids.com/expertarticledetails.aspx?id=152
? Expressive Language Delay – http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/children-expressive-language-delay-20316.html
? Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct (EVAS) (Vestibular Disorders Association) - http://vestibular.org/enlarged-vestibular-aqueduct-syndrome-evas
? “Proper Care of the intact Penis (From Baby to Teenager)” (The Whole Network) - http://www.thewholenetwork.org/14/post/2011/09/proper-care-of-the-intact-penis-from-baby-to-teenager.html
? Map and list of pediatricians specializing in adopted children (American Academy of Pediatrics) - http://www2.aap.org/sections/adoption/directory/map-adoption.cfm
? “Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation Rolls Out 2014 Education Platform” - http://www.bioportfolio.com/news/article/1802261/Sensory-Processing-Disorder-Foundation-Rolls-Out-2014-Education-Platform.html
? Nystamus (www.aoa.org) – http://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/eye-and-vision-problems/glossary-of-eye-and-vision-conditions/nystagmus
Hearing Screening
o SmartScreener-Plus 2, Intelligent Hearing Systems - http://www.ihsys.com/site/SmartScreenerPlus.asp?tab=0
o MADSEN AccuScreen – Newborn Hearing Screening (Otometrics) - http://www.otometrics.com/Screening/newborn-hearing-screening-madsen-accuscreen
o Welch Allyn OAE Hearing Screener Set
? Buckeye Medical - http://www.buckeyemedical.com/Welch-Allyn-OAE-Hearing-Screener-Set/
? Medical Resources.com) - http://medicalresources.com/shopping/proddisplay.asp?catalogid=8895
? Medical Device Depot - http://www.medicaldevicedepot.com/Welch-Allyn-OAE-Hearing-Screener-Set-p/29400.htm
? Ebay - http://www.ebay.com/itm/Welch-Allyn-OAE-Hearing-Screener-Kit-29400-/150346962971?fromMakeTrack=true&ssPageName=VIP:watchlink:top:en
? Ebay - http://www.ebay.com/itm/WELCH-ALLYN-OAE-HEARING-SCREENER-29400-/260727738691?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3cb4959143
o Natus Medical - http://www.natus.com/
o “Audiology – ABR versus OAE, two similar hearing tests” (Jamie Berke, About.com - Deafness) - http://deafness.about.com/cs/audiograms/a/abroae.htm
o “OAE and ABR Handheld Screening Equipment Purchase Information/Comparison” (National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management, Utah State University) - http://www.infanthearing.org/screening/equipment.html
o “Non-Sedated Auidtory Brainstem Response/Otoacoustic Emission Hearing Tests (ABR/BAER/OAE)” (Dr. Christopher Chang, Fauquier Ear Nose & Throat Consultants of Virginia) - http://www.fauquierent.net/audioabr.htm
o OAE Test Systems (Etymotic) - https://www.etymotic.com/pro/oaets-ns.aspx
? Hearing Loss in Children (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/freematerials.html
? Gallaudet links (Deafness, early intervention) - http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/links.php
Music
? “You Brought the Sunshine” D-PAN ASL Music Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=Lr8SZqKWctM&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DLr8SZqKWctM%26feature%3Dyoutu.be&app=desktop
? “Grenade” by Bruno Mars (ASL) Interpretation by Kelly Greer - http://blog.terpstube.com/2013/09/28/grenade-by-bruno-mars-asl-interpretation-by-kelly-greer/
? CODA in Kindergarten Holiday Concert - http://www.buzzfeed.com/maycie/watch-this-kindergartener-sign-her-class-holiday-concert-as
Nutrition
? http://adoptionnutrition.org/what-every-parent-needs-to-know/
Older Children and Teens
? “The Truth About Older-Child Adoption” (Jen Hatmaker, Adoptive Families, jenhatmaker.com) - http://www.adoptivefamilies.com/articles.php?aid=2389
? “Outlasting the ‘Honeymoon Period’ When Adoption an Older Child” (Adoptions Together) - http://www.adoptionstogether.org/Blog/tabid/333/EntryId/59/Outlasting-The-Honeymoon-Period-When-Adopting-An-Older-Child.aspx
? Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, Dr. Daniel J. Siegel MD - http://www.amazon.com/Brainstorm-Power-Purpose-Teenage-Brain-ebook/dp/B00C5R8378/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1386421822&sr=8-1&keywords=dan+siegel
? Blogs
o One Fine Day - http://mynepalibaby.blogspot.com/2013/07/older-child-adoptionand-why-you.html
o LaJoy Family: Angela’s Adoption Advice – http://lajoyfamily.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/angelas-adoption-advice.html
o “Parenting Older Boys – a Note of Encouragement” (Rylands Family Blog) - http://rylandsfamily.blogspot.com/2013/05/parenting-older-boys-note-of.html
o “Older Child Adoption: Challenges and Ideas for Parents” (For the Love of Levi, Zahria, and Natalie blog) - http://helpabeandmarissaadopt.blogspot.com/2014/03/older-child-adoption-challenges-and.html
o
Other sign languages
? Chinese
o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8I_CHwoCyE&list=UUXOxJrduEca_wtq3QaCkrdA&index=2
o “Sign Lanugage Expression vs. Chinese Culture” (Sinosplice) - http://www.sinosplice.com/life/archives/2008/05/02/sign-language-expression-vs-chinese-culture
? Bulgarian - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoevQ6dZiss
Parenting
? Empowered to Connect – www.empoweredtoconnect.org
o Trust-Based Parenting - http://empoweredtoconnect.org/new-dvd-trust-based-parenting/
? “Why Love is a Choice, Not an Emotion” (Karla Downing, Ezine Articles) - http://ezinearticles.com/?Why-Love-Is-a-Choice%2C-Not-an-Emotion&id=6452988
? “Yikes. Messing Up>’ (The Purvis Tribe) - http://purvistribe.blogspot.com/2014/01/yikes-messing-up.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ThePurvisTribe+%28The+Purvis+Tribe%29
? The Whole-Brain Child (Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.) - http://tapestryministry.org/the-whole-brain-child-discussion-guide
? “Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Misbehaved Kids” (Alexndra Sifferlin, Time) -http://www.thevisualmd.com/newsreader.php?id=27339&idg=8321
? “10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included)” (Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis, The Huffington Post blog) - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kari-kubiszyn-kampakis/10-common-mistakes-parents-today-make-me-included_b_4753451.html
? “Broken is the Beginning” (Momastery blog) (video, no subtitles) - http://momastery.com/blog/2014/03/12/broken-is-the-beginning/
? “How to Teach Your Kids Not to Be Greedy” (Alex Vann: Leadership, Work, Faith) - http://www.alexvann.com/how-to-teach-your-kids-not-to-be-greedy-parenting-tip-of-the-week/
? “Parenting from Grace – A True Story” (Chris Kratzer) - http://chriskratzer.com/parenting-grace-true-story/
? “End child nagging & negotiating with just three simple words” (Amy McCready, Positive Parenting Solutions) - http://www.positiveparentingsolutions.com/parenting/end-child-nagging-negotiating-with-just-three-simple-words
? “Why the Word ‘No’ Sets off an Oppositional, Defiant Child” (Empowering Parents, James Lehman) - http://www.empoweringparents.com/Why-the-Word-No-Sets-off-a-Child-with-Oppositional-Defiant-Disorder.php?utm_medium=email&utm_source=email08202013NX&spMailingID=42349963&spUserID=NTc4MDc1NTE0MTES1&spJobID=199544155&spReportId=MTk5NTQ0MTU1S0
? “27 Encouraging Phrases to Say to Your Kids” (24/7 Moms) - http://247moms.com/2013/02/27-encouraging-phrases-to-say-to-your-kids/
? “7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children from Growing into Leaders” (Kathy Caprino, Forbes) - http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2014/01/16/7-crippling-parenting-behaviors-that-keep-children-from-growing-into-leaders/
Parenting Adopted Children
? “Help! We’re Adopting: Tips for helping families prepare to parent their new child, then surviving and thriving in the early stages of adoption” (Michael Monroe, Adoption Today August 2009) - http://www.christianalliancefororphans.org/wp-content/uploads/Help_Were_Adopting.pdf
? Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families (Jayne E. Schooler) - http://www.amazon.com/Wounded-Children-Healing-Homes-Traumatized/dp/1615215689/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1356640533&sr=1-1&keywords=wounded+children+healing+homes
? Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow (Gregory C. Keck, Regina Kupecky) - http://www.amazon.com/Parenting-Hurt-Child-Adoptive-Hollywood/dp/1600062903/ref=pd_sim_b_4
? “Moving in With You: The Honeymoon. The Honeymoon’s Over! Welcome to Real Life” (Adoption.com) - http://www.ukadoption.com/great-britain/uk-ebook-chapter14,7.html
? “10 Things Not to Say to Adoptive Parents” (Africa to America blog) - http://www.africatoamerica.org/2014/01/24/ten-things-not-to-say-to-adoptive-parents/
? “What’s Regulation Got to do With It? (Behavior)” (Gobbel Counseling, Adoptive Parenting) - http://gobbelcounseling.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/whats-regulation-got-to-do-with-it-behavior/
? “The Battle” (Responding in Faith blog) - http://respondinginfaith.com/2014/02/02/the-battle/
? “Broken, Damaged, Unlovable, Unsalvageable” (alittlepieceofmysoul blog) - http://alittlepieceofmysoul.wordpress.com/2014/01/24/broken-damaged-unlovable-unsalvageable/
? “Disciplining Adopted Children” (Sandra Lundberg, Focus on the Family) - http://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/adoptive_families/disciplining_adopted_children.aspx
Parenting Deaf Children
? “Raising a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Child” (Hands and Voices blog) - http://handsandvoices.org/deafhardofhearingchildren/the-parenting-side-raising-derrick-coleman/
Parenting boys v. raising girls
? Bringing Up Girls, Bringing Up Boys (Dr. James Dobson) - http://bringingupgirls.com/
? “Brain Development: Is the difference between boys and girls all in their heads.” (Chris Woolston, Baby Center) - http://www.babycenter.com/0_brain-development-is-the-difference-between-boys-and-girls-a_10310673.bc
? Raising Boys and Girls: The Art of Understanding Their Differences (Sissy Goff, David Thomas, Melissa Trevathan) - http://www.owlhaven.net/2012/09/22/raising-boys-and-girls/
? “Raising Girls v. Raising Boys” (Step2 Blog) - http://blog.step2.com/2012/09/raising-girls-vs-raising-boys.cfm
? Strong Fathers, Strong Daugthers: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know (Meg Meeker) - http://www.amazon.com/Strong-Fathers-Daughters-Secrets-Father/dp/0345499395/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1356643005&sr=1-3&keywords=raising+girls
? “Aggressive Girls Clueless Boys” (Family Life, Dennis Rainey) - http://www.familylife.com/articles/topics/parenting/essentials/raising-boys/aggressive-girls-clueless-boys#.UkMIRuXD-Ul
Videos:
? “Better Understanding Our Children: An Overview of Common Challenges Faced by Adopted & Foster Children” (Dr. Karyn Purvis, 2008 Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Conference, no subtitles) - http://vimeo.com/4005215
? Trust-Based Parenting - http://empoweredtoconnect.org/new-dvd-trust-based-parenting/
? “Parental Priorities in the Home” (Barrett Johnson, Right from the Heart Ministries) - http://rightfromtheheart.org/watch/16342
Blogs:
? “Confession: I hate Christmas Break” (Meg H. Miller blog) - http://www.meghmiller.com/confession-i-hate-christmas-break/
? “Respectful Parenting: Have I Made a Mistake?” (Peaceful Parents, Confident Kids blog) - http://peacefulparentsconfidentkids.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/respectful-parenting-have-i-made-a-mistake/
? “How to Raise a Pagan Kid in a Christian Home” (Barrett Johnson, I.N.F.O.)
o Part 1 - http://infoforfamilies.com/blog/2013/11/13/how-to-raise-a-pagan-kid-in-a-christian-home#.UpDR4eUo6Ul
o Part 2 - http://infoforfamilies.com/blog/2013/12/21/pagan-kid-part-2-five-keys-to-launch-your-kid-with-a-faith-that-lasts#.UtQXJ_CA2Um
? “Bottom Line Behavior” (The Purvis Tribe blog) - http://purvistribe.blogspot.com/2013/11/bottom-line-behavior.html
? “Dear Trauma Momma” (parenting a child who experienced trauma, Adoptive Parenting blog) - http://gobbelcounseling.wordpress.com/2013/04/26/dear-trauma-momma/
? “Empathy makes difficult feelings much less difficult” (Peaceful Parent Institute) - http://peacefulparent.com/267/
? “Wake Up and Smell the Sexting, Parents!” (Blood, Sweat and Cheers! Kristin Thompson) - http://bloodsweatcheers13.blogspot.com/2013/07/wake-up-and-smell-sexting-parents.html
Post-Adoption resources
? Post-Adoption “Blues” - http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/research/2010/100331FoliAdoption.html
? “Fatigue, Unmet Expectations Tied to Post-Adoption Blues” (Psych Central, Traci Pedersen) - http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/04/07/fatigue-unmet-expectations-tied-to-post-adoption-blues/53506.html
? Post-adoption Therapy (Adopting Family Resources) - http://www.adoptingfamilyresources.com/adopting/adopting_therapy.htm
? “Top Ten Reasons to Call Your Post Adoption Department” (The Lifeline Blog, Lifeline Children’s Services) - http://blog.lifelinechild.org/adoption/top-ten-reasons-to-call-your-post-adoption-department/
? “Depression and Laughter” (Sign With Joy blog) - http://signwithjoy.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/depression-and-laughter/
? Post-Adoption Photography Sessions, Red Thread Sessions - http://www.redthreadsessions.com/details
? “10 Questions Adoptive Parents Ask” (Dr. Karyn Purvis and Michael Monroe, Empowered to Connect) - http://empoweredtoconnect.org/10-questions-adoptive-parents-ask/
Preparing for Adulthood
? Work preparation for Deaf and HOH High School Students (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet)- http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=215
? Portfolios for Student Growth (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=195
? Transition Planning and Programming: Empowerment Through Partnership (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=202
? “22 Ways to Raise a Home-Wrecker” (Raising Homemakers) - http://raisinghomemakers.com/2013/22-ways-to-raise-a-home-wrecker/
Sex Education
? “Teach Deaf Kids the Birds and the Bees” (Jamie Berke, About.com) - http://deafness.about.com/cs/parentingarticles/a/sexeducation.htm
? “Teaching Children Healthy Sexuality” (Rob Jackson, Focus on the Family) - http://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/sexuality/teaching_children_healthy_sexuality.aspx
? “Review of Preschool Sex Education Picture Books” (Lisl Fair) - http://suite101.com/a/review-of-preschool-sex-education-picture-books-a178635
? “Preparing for Adolescence Family Guide & Workbook: How to Survive the Coming Years of Change” (James Dobson, Ph.D) - http://www.amazon.com/Preparing-Adolescence-Family-Guide-Workbook/dp/0830738274/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1355320217&sr=1-3&keywords=preparing+for+adolescence+james+dobson
Products and Tools
? Kmochis Mini Mixed Feelings Bag - http://www.fatbraintoys.com/toy_companies/kimochis/kimochis_mini_mixed_feelings_bag.cfm?redir=yes
? Barron’s 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language (Geoffrey S. Poor) - http://www.amazon.com/Barrons-Flash-Cards-American-Language/dp/0764162225/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1379961735&sr=8-1&keywords=500+flash+cards+of+american+sign+language
? Wink ASL (Windell “Wink” Smith Jr.) - http://www.winkasl.com/Wink/Products.html
o “The Snowy Day” (Windell Smith Jr.) - http://vimeo.com/15407064
? Sign Language Store – www.start-american-sign-language.com
? Garlic Press - http://www.garlicpress.com/home/gar/smartlist_10/sign_language.html
Race and culture
? A Look at the Decisions Hispanic Families Make After the Diagnosis of Deafness (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=191
? Blended families - http://www.adoptivefamilies.com/articles.php?aid=1185
? Black ASL - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7ooYqdEdUY
? China, Chinese culture
o Being Black in China (National Geographic, Heather Greenwood Davis) - http://intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com/2013/04/18/being-black-in-china/
o “Chinese Orphanages and Children’s Names” (Pinyin News) - chinese-orphanages-and-childrens-names
o Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Jung Chang) - http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Swans-Three-Daughters-China/dp/0743246985/ref=lh_ni_t?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
Reactive Attachment Disorder
? “A letter to grandparents of children with RAD” (Welcome to My Brain blog) - http://www.welcometomybrain.net/2011/03/letter-to-grandparents-of-children-with.html
Reading and Literacy
? Becoming Bilingual: Facilitating English Literacy Development Using ASL in Preschool (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=188
? Planning for Literacy: Guidelines for Instruction (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=199
? Shared Reading Project: Evaluating Implementation Processes and Family Outcomes (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=192
? Transition Skills Guidelines (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=216
? When is a Cow a Dog? (American Society for Deaf Children, Kristin Di Perri) - http://www.deafchildren.org/component/content/article/89-uncategorised/resources/490-when-is-a-cow-a-dog
? 15 Principles for Reading to Deaf Children (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc_center/Information_and_Resources/Info_to_Go/Language_and_Literacy/Literacy_at_the_Clerc_Center/Welcome_to_Shared_Reading_Project/15_Principles_for_Reading_to_Deaf_Children.html
? Reading to Deaf Children (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://www.gallaudet.edu/Clerc_Center/Information_and_Resources/Info_to_Go/Language_and_Literacy/Literacy_at_the_Clerc_Center/Literacy-It_All_Connects/Reading_to_Students.html
? Key Findings on Reading Research and Deaf Children (VL2 Research Brief, NSF) - http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/assets/section7/document141.pdf
? Effective Literacy Practices for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children Using Sign Language (Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://www.gallaudet.edu/clerc_center/information_and_resources/info_to_go/educate_children_%283_to_21%29/resources_for_mainstream_programs/literacy_development_strategies/effective_practices-sign.html
? “How do the deaf read? The paradox of performing a phonemic task without sound” (Lyuba Azbel, NYU Intel Science Talent Search) - http://psych.nyu.edu/pelli/docs/azbel2004intel.pdf
? “Marschark Citings: An interview with Marc Marschark, PhD., Director of the Center for Education Research Partnerships at the NTID” (Leannee Seaver, Hands and Voices) - http://www.handsandvoices.org/articles/research/v9-2_marschark.htm
? Cornerstones: Building Blocks of Literacy (PBS) - http://pbskids.org/lions/cornerstones/introduction.html
? Books and other products
o Fairview Learning Tools for Literacy - http://www.fairviewlearning.com/
o Usborne Books & More - https://x3235.myubam.com/OurBooks
o Learning Props: Photo based children’s books in English and Bilingual – www.learningprops.com
? Videos
o Keith Wann Thinks like Dr. Seuss - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2GVWFMYpDw
o 1001 Children Books in ASL - http://1001booksinasl.blogspot.com/
o ASL Tales - http://www.asltales.net/
o Storysigning strategies - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drMbdflqL5E&feature=plcp
o “EXPOSED: Truth Behind the Science” (video with captions) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyDvs35nmDs&feature=share
o
Sleep
o “Sleep Issues in Children that Have Been Adopted & Children in Foster Care” (Lifeline blog) - http://blog.lifelinechild.org/adoption/sleep-issues-in-adopted-and-foster-children/
o “Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Misbehaved Kids” (Alexndra Sifferlin, Time) -http://www.thevisualmd.com/newsreader.php?id=27339&idg=8321
o “How to Help Your Child Sleep Better at Night” (Insomnia Connection) - http://insomnia-connection.com/blog/child-sleep/
Sports, camps and extracurricular
? www.deaflympics.com
? RIT/NTID Summer Camps for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students - http://www.ntid.rit.edu/news/ritntid-offer-educational-summer-camps-deaf-and-hard-hearing-students
Trafficking (human)
o The Pearl Ministry - http://pearlministry.org/orphans-cry-international/
Trauma
? “Trauma Doesn’t Tell Time” (Gobbel Counseling – Parenting, Adoption. Adoptive Parenting) - http://gobbelcounseling.wordpress.com/2013/06/13/trauma-doesnt-tell-time/
? “What I learned from John Travolta and Karyn Purvis” (Dr. Debra Delulio Jones, M.Ed, FOCUS: Techniques for Handling Various Behavior Issues with Children) - https://www.dropbox.com/s/hgc2kesukaem1bp/DebraNov-Dec-1.pdf
? “Supporting a Loved One Through PTSD or Panic Attacks” (sometimesmagical blog) - http://sometimesmagical.wordpress.com/2013/10/26/supporting-a-loved-one-through-ptsd-or-panic-attacks/
? Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families (Jayne E. Schooler) - http://www.amazon.com/Wounded-Children-Healing-Homes-Traumatized/dp/1615215689/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1356640533&sr=1-1&keywords=wounded+children+healing+homes
? Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow (Gregory C. Keck, Regina Kupecky) - http://www.amazon.com/Parenting-Hurt-Child-Adoptive-Hollywood/dp/1600062903/ref=pd_sim_b_4
? “The Wounds You Don’t See” (Ryan North, Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Ministry) - http://tapestryministry.org/the-wounds-you-dont-see
? “What’s Regulation Got to do With It? (Behavior)” (Gobbel Counseling, Adoptive Parenting) - http://gobbelcounseling.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/whats-regulation-got-to-do-with-it-behavior/
? “Dear Trauma Momma” (parenting a child who experienced trauma, Adoptive Parenting blog) - http://gobbelcounseling.wordpress.com/2013/04/26/dear-trauma-momma/
Vocational Rehabilitation
? Vocational Rehabilitation Services FAQ (The Clerc Center, Gallaudet) - http://clerccenter2.gallaudet.edu/products/?id=214
Waiting children
? www.reesesrainbow.com
? www.bringinghopetochildren.org
? www.rainbowkids.com
? www.wacap.org
? www.holtinternational.org/waitingchild/photolisting/
? www.chsfs.org
? www.childrenshopeint.org
? www.wonderfulwaitingkids.com
? https://www.gwca.org/
? www.bethany.org
? www.nohandsbutours.com
? www.asiawaitingchild.wordpress.com
? www.achildtolove.org
? www.allblessings.org
? www.madisonadoption.com

 

 

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