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Developmental, Intellectual Delay and Disabilities

Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development
The Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development gives you access to important and up-to-date information that is based on the best scientific research currently available. It's designed to help you sort through all the conflicting information about what promotes, and what hinders, healthy child development so you can make better choices that will result in better outcomes for children.
Offord Centre for Child Studies
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Guide to College and University for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities
Attending college or university opens up an exciting world of possibilities. It can also be pretty challenging. But if you’re living with a mental illness, you’ve faced challenges before. This resource is designed to make your transition to college or university just a little bit easier. It takes you through all the steps of going to school, providing information and tips for anyone living with a mental illness.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
Download: YourEducationYourFuture-CMHA.pdf
Healthy Baby Healthy Brain
Educational website with various videos about healthy infant and child development for expectant and new parents. Videos include: * Start Early * Love Builds Brains * Playing Builds Brains * Health Builds Brains * Baby's World Matters
Best Start
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Movies and videos, Websites including blogs, support forums
Opening the Door to Better Mental Health for Your Youth
The keys to taking care of youth mental health are to work towards building close and genuinely supportive relationships and promoting mental wellness, and to get help early should problems arise. This free guide was designed to help parents forge and strengthen those connections and support their youth's mental health.
Parters for Mental Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
OurHealthyMinds
OurHealthyMinds is about mental health. It celebrates the many ways we can be well, and honours the many ways we can experience mental illness - as an individual, a caregiver, a parent, a child or loved one.
Capital Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers
New tool to protect the mental health of employees, providing steps and actions that are accessible to all Canadian employers.
Mental Health Commission of Canada
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
SAFERA
Fondé en 1998, SAFERA est un organisme francophone dont la mission est centrée sur la prévention du syndrome d’alcoolisation fœtale (SAF) et la réponse aux besoins des personnes atteintes. Ressources: site Internet, groupe de soutien pour parents francophones, livre Enfants de l'alcool, affiches, dépliants, DVD, consultations téléphoniques, formations.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
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Teen Mental Health
Information about teen mental health from Dr. Stan Kutcher and colleagues.
Dalhousie University
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
The Sibling Support Project
National, American effort dedicated to the life-long concerns of brothers and sisters of people who have special health, developmental, or mental health concerns.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
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