Resources

Click through the resources below to find handouts, websites and information about speaking up for your family in each category. If you have questions, email us and we’ll do our best to give you answers.

Workplace


Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy – With family budgets stretched thin, the answer for most families is more work—longer hours, more jobs, and less time to be with our families. The Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy is working to build a better future for working people and a more stable economy by fighting for smart policies that lift Granite State families and make our communities stronger. MomsRising – We take on the most critical issues facing women, mothers, and families by educating the public and mobilizing massive grassroots actions. New Hampshire Women's Foundation – Family and work are important factors in most people’s lives. So often, one area negatively affects the other, placing a sometimes unbearable amount of pressure on people. Working parents are not new in our society, but there are ways to lessen that pressure and make life a little easier for them. Our compilation of family and work research offers some insight on issues that arise when family life and the workplace collide.




Education


National Association for Gifted Children — NAGC provides resources to help you be more effective no matter what your advocacy goals. NH School and District Profiles — This site was developed in response to the federal No Child Left Behind legislation and to New Hampshire State Law RSA 193-E:3 as a way to provide information about NH schools and communities. Out-of-the-Box Advocacy — There are many ways to advocate for your children with learning disabilities, but what do you do when the traditional routes just aren't working? Created by a mom of children with learning disabilities and special needs, this guide provides ways to go beyond traditional advocacy to take a stand and create change for your kids. Parent Information Center — Parent Information Center (PIC), a New Hampshire statewide family organization, strives to achieve positive outcomes for children and youth, with a focus on those with disabilities and special healthcare needs. This is achieved through its partnerships with families, educators, youth, professionals and organizations. Tips for Parents: Advocacy — Working with Your Child’s School - This article is from a seminar hosted by Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik, Ph.D. She provides numerous strategies on how to advocate for your gifted student in his/her school setting. Understood.org — Have you ever wished you could make the world better for people with learning and attention issues? Not just for your child, but for every child and adult with dyslexia, ADHD or other challenge? The "Be an Advocate" Training Center will show you how. Here you'll find a quick guide to how to start being an advocate. You'll also find key tools and resources to help you change your school, community and even the country. Finally, you'll get information and training about laws that affect kids with learning and attention issues.




Health and Well-Being


Disability Rights Center—NH – Provides information, referral, advice, and legal representation and advocacy to individuals with disabilities on a wide range of disability-related problems. Family Centered Early Supports & Services – Anyone who is concerned about an infant or toddler's development, including a parent, may make a referral to FCESS. The program is designed for children birth through age two who have a diagnosed, established condition that has a high probability of resulting in delay, are experiencing developmental delays, or are at risk for substantial developmental delays if supports and services are not provided. NH Health Cost – NH HealthCost was developed by the New Hampshire Insurance Department to improve the price transparency of health care services in New Hampshire. Text4baby – There are a lot of things to remember when you're pregnant or a new mom. Text4baby makes it easy to get important information, and it's free. Receive free text messages three times per week. Text4baby sends personalized messages directly to you, and the texts have information you can trust because they are developed by experts from all over the country. Vroom – Vroom turns shared moments into brain building moments. Whether it’s mealtime, bathtime, or anytime in between, there are always ways to nurture our children's growing minds. Watch Me Grow – Watch Me Grow (WMG) helps New Hampshire families to ensure their child's brightest future by tracking his or her growth and development. It is New Hampshire's developmental screening, referral and information system for families of children ages birth to six years.




Others


Consumer Protection and Antitrust – The Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau acts to protect consumers from unfair or deceptive trade practices in New Hampshire. When a business does not provide services or products, misrepresents its services or products, or does not provide quality services or products, the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau may question the business practices and seek appropriate measures to remedy the situation on behalf of the State of New Hampshire. The Office of the Consumer Advocate – The Office of Consumer Advocate (OCA) is an independent state agency with statutory responsibility to represent residential customers of New Hampshire’s regulated public utilities that provide electric, natural gas or water services.





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