School Age Child Resources

Teenagers

Where can I find health and parenting resources targeted to school age children?

Where can I get information about local summer camps and after school actvities?

Where can I find information for programs for kids with special needs?

Where can I get distilled child and adolescent development research?

 

Where can I find health and parenting resources targeted to school age children?

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.  Offers information for both parents and kids to read through.

WebMD has 10 Parenting tips for raising teenagers: WebMD.com

Mayo Clinic has parenting tips for teens as well as a host of links to teen health issues MayoClinic.com

 

Where can I get information about local summer camps and after school actvities?

The San Jose Park and Recreation site has info on after school programs and summer camps sponsored by the city SanJoseCA.gov.

The Bay Area Parent magazine has an online searchable database of local summer camps.

Bay Area Kid Fun has a list of local summer camps group by topic.

The Berkeley Parent Network has an extensive list of after school and summer camp programs.

SantaCruzKidz.com has a list of summer camps grouped by location.

Yelp.com has comprehensive reviews of local after school programs.

You can find a local Little League or PONY baseball team at Baseball-Links.com.

You can find a local soccer team at CysaDistrict2.org.

 

Where can I find information for programs for kids with special needs?

The San Jose Park and Recreation site has an Adaptive sports program: SanJoseCA.gov

The Berkeley Parent Network has a list of camps and programs for kids with special needs.

 

Where can I get distilled child and adolescent development research?

The Society for Research on Child Development has policy briefs on a range of topics including "Overscheduled is overrated: after school activities are good for kids": SRCD.org.

The American Psychological Association has statement papers on parenting including one on parent support of teen sports: APA.org.

The American Educational Research Association has policy papers related to child and teen education AERA.net.

The National Crime Prevention Council has resources for protecting your child online including cyberbullying NCPC.org