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Parent Resource Center
Welcome to the Walton Parent Resource Center. The following websites have been divided into categories to best fit our parents' needs. This page contains hyperlinks to one or more external web sites. Accuracy and quality of information obtained from either internal or external sources cannot be guaranteed.
Local Sites
Albemarle Family magazine online
Albemarle County's department of social services
Official website of Albemarle County
The Charlottesville/Albemarle Commission on Children and Families
Madison House coordinates volunteers, develop leaders, build community partnerships and promote lifelong volunteer service.
Do you know of a child that could use the guidance and support of a mentor? If so, think about the kind of mentoring relationship that would best suit this child:
Region Ten Community Services Board
General Topics
Information on childhood eating disorders.
Drug Abuse Resistance Education
Family Education Network is the leading source of educational content, resources, and shopping for parents, teachers and kids.
The advice provided on this site has been furnished by some of the world's most respected authorities in the field of child rearing and development.
Information and resources about teen smoking.
Educational help for children in middle school or higher. Information on home schooling, tutoring, homework help and learning disabilities.
A website for parents to gain access to extended discussions about parenting teens and preteens.
A great resource for parents.
Dedicated to providing resources and information to help make parenting more rewarding and effective.
Information about alcohol and drug abuse.
Grief and Loss
The American Hospice Foundation supports programs that serve the needs of terminally ill and grieving individuals of all ages.
The Center for Grieving Children is committed to providing support to grieving children, teens and families.
This site teaches you how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage. You can also learn what causes disasters, play games and read stories.
Many resources for help with bereavement.
The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children's (TLC) mission is to provide direct services to traumatized children and families.
Changing Families
A nonprofit organization that provides counseling, education and support for kids and families when parents decide to separate and divorce.
A non-profit organization to help kids and parents through a divorce.
A site for step-parents or people who are soon to become step-parents.
Articles about and resources for new step-families.
Learning Disabilities
Created as a resource for teachers, this page has useful information for parents and students as well.
CHADD represents individuals with AD/HD, for education, advocacy and support.
ADDitude's best advice for managing ADHD in children-including tips for finding success at school, positive parenting advice, information about medication and treatment, and much more.
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them.
A website with research about learning disabilities. The page contains useful articles, school tips and other resources.
School Safety
A page dedicated to helping children feel safe.
Information for grieving children and families.
Bullying
Educators for Social Responsibility (ESR) helps educators create safe, caring, respectful, and productive learning environments.
Explore important topics in Internet use at school or at home. These guided, multimedia activities allow you to examine issues affecting schoolwork, class papers, entertainment activities and online safety.
This site has been designed to provide resources and services that help effectively manage school conflicts.
Student Help
Help for students and parents regarding anger management.
The following page has fun online activities for students to help realize and appreciate their abilities as they try to accomplish their goals and reach their dreams.
Study skills, strategies, and other assorted tips.
Help for dealing with school issues and feelings.

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