Search for Handouts and Resources:

American Academy of Pediatrics Logo

  • Sibling Relationships

    Almost 80% of children grow up with at least one brother or sister. Brothers and sisters teach each other how to get along with others. Even if they do not always get along with each other, siblings play very positive roles in each other's lives.

    Read More
  • Right From the Start: ABCs of Good Nutrition for Young Children

    As a parent, you are interested in your child's health. Your role is to provide healthy food in appropriate portions, and your child's role is to decide how much to eat. That is why it is important to understand how to provide healthy choices for your child.

    Read More
  • Playing Is How Toddlers Learn
    Read More
  • Parents’ Guide: A Strengths-Based Approach

    The following guidance is based on the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program.

    Read More
  • Parenting Your Infant
    Read More
  • Next Stop Adulthood: Tips for Parents
    Read More
  • Medicines for ADHD: Questions From Teens Who Have ADHD

    Q: What can I do besides taking medicines?

    Read More
  • Media History

    Please check one answer for each question. If the question does not apply to your family (ie, you do not own a computer or mobile device), leave that section blank.

    Read More
  • Learning Disabilities: What Parents Need to Know

    Your child will learn many things in life—how to listen, speak, read, write, and do math. Some skills may be harder to learn than others. If your child is trying his best to learn certain skills but is not able to keep up with his peers, it’s important to find out why. Your child may have a learning

    Read More
  • Is Your Toddler Communicating With You?

    Your baby is able to communicate with you long before he or she speaks a single word! A baby's cry, smile, and responses to you help you to understand his or her needs. In this publication the American Academy of Pediatrics shares information about how children communicate and what to do when there are

    Read More
  • Internet and Your Family, The

    The Internet can connect you and your family to all types of resources. At your computer, you and your family can read the latest news, look up information, listen to music, play games, buy things, or e-mail friends. The possibilities for learning and exploring on the Internet are endless. However, not

    Read More
  • How Do Infants Learn?
    Read More
  • Healthy Communication With Your Child

    Healthy communication with your child is one of the most important and rewarding skills that you can develop as a parent. It also makes the tough parts of parenting (such as disciplining your child) much easier and more effective. Good communication

    Read More
  • Health Care for College Students

    College is filled with many opportunities to learn and experience life. You'll be responsible for making your own choices, including choices about your health. Following is important information to help you stay healthy and safe on your new journey.

    Read More
  • Guidelines For Special Time

    Cite as: Howard BJ. 2002. Guidelines for special time. In Jellinek M, Patel BP, Froehle MC, eds., Bright Futures in Practice: Mental Health—Volume II. Tool Kit. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health.

    Read More
  • Growing Independence: Tips for Parents of Young Children
    Read More