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PARC Brochure

PARC Brochure

PARC Brochure

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Family Resource Guide – Kent Count

Family Resource Guide – Kent Count

The 13th edition of Family Futures’ Family Resource Guide was recently released and is full of local resources for families. You can check it out anytime at www.familyresourceguide.info Printed copies are $5 per book and can be ordered online. Don’t miss it!

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PARENTING AFTER TRAUMA: UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD’S NEEDS

PARENTING AFTER TRAUMA: UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD’S NEEDS

A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents All children need homes that are safe and full of love. Children who have experienced severe trauma may need more. Early, hurtful experiences can cause children to see and react in different ways. Some children who have been adopted or placed into foster care need help to cope […]

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Love Me, Feed Me

Love Me, Feed Me

Big news! eBooks now on Kindle at Amazon.com (coming soon to Nook and Apple). Join the discussion with the latest news, articles, and support from other parents on facebook, at love me feed me,(Kindle give-away coming soon) and/or the feeding doctor. http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/1151821/6e3163af5f/542807387/19371f2702/ https://www.facebook.com/lovemefeedme

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis

Neuro-psychological testing: BRAINS- http://brainspotential.com/services/assessment/neuropsychological/                http://brainspotential.com/form/

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis

FASD related diagnosis: Children’s Trauma Assessment Center in Kalamazoo http://www.wmich.edu/traumacenter/referral/

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Life Books for Older Children

Life Books for Older Children

http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Web/2013/www.thrivingfamily.com/~/media/Thriving/1-articles/PDFs/life-story.pdf My kids were little when my husband and I adopted them — so little that they don’t remember details about their lives prior to adoption, such as who they were with or how they were treated. It’s different for children adopted at an older age. These kids remember their story, a story that is […]

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Michigan Education and Training Voucher

Michigan Education and Training Voucher

Michigan Education and Training Voucher The ETV program allows Michigan to provide up to $5,000 per year to a student in an accredited programs such as: *College  *Trade School  *University A youth must meet the following criteria to qualify: Youth was in foster care on or after his/her 14th birthday because of abuse or neglect. Youth was […]

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