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Resource Links Directory

Our Resource Links Directory includes information about supports, programs and services available to families who have children or adults with special needs.

Family Support Institute (FSI)

familysupport_fsiFSI provides information, training, workshops and province-wide networking to assist families and their communities to build upon and share their strengths. Website has list of library resource and links to other sites.FSI maintains a network of Resource Parents throughout BC who are able to provide support to families in

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Family Village

family_villageWebsite provides a global community that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and other disabilities, for their families, and for those that provide them services and support. The Village includes informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections,

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Family Work Connection

familyworkconnectionsResources include website, online article, books, journals, organizations and videos/workshops/programs. Articles include parenting preschoolers and teens, finding child care, family activities, family health, workplace health, flexible work arrangements, time management, personal work/life balance. The work/family research section includes  information on workplace, health and parenting.


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Father Involvement Initiative – Ontario Network

fatherinvolvementSite includes 18 fathering articles by author John Hoffman, three guides for today's dad, links to other father involvement related sites and events, news and updates. Of special interest: The Canadian Father Involvement Initiative website is still under construction, but provincial/territorial contact information is available at: - just click on your province or territory!


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Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society

friend2friendFriend 2 Friend offers education programs for children and adults that include Puppet Presentation for children ages 3 to 8, Simulation Games Presentation for children ages 9 and up, Integrated Play Groups for children aged 3-12 and seminars for parents and professionals. Friend 2 Friend programs work to promote mutually rewarding

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