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FACT Oregon
Resources and support for parents of children with special needs.

Resources for Parents in Need
Finding information about local resources for parents is easy with the 211 website

How should kids use technology? 
The American Association of Pediatrics has new guidelines for parents. 

Oregon Parenting Together Newsletters

Local Parenting Classes
Learn about resources and information that support you as a parent in classes close to home from Northwest Parenting.

What should parents know about video games?
Find out from Parent Educator and Technology Specialist Jon Swartz in THE MODERN PARENT'S GUIDE TO KIDS AND VIDEO GAMES.pdf pdf Document

Looking for the Perfect Toy?

See what toys received the Parent's Choice Awards.

5 App and Mobile Use Guides for Parents by the experts at Edutopia

When Watching TV is a Good Thing
Watching TV with your kids can boost educational benefits. Here's an article from Common Sense Media that shows you how.

How to Choose Books for Kids pdf Document
Looking for appropriate material for your child's maturity level, interest level or reading ability? Wondering how to decipher various reading levels? Check out this guide for matching books to kids.

Library Collections for Kids and Teens library collections for kids and teens.pdf pdf Document
Look here for a brief description of the type of materials found in our Library and the recommended reading level/ interest level of each collection.

Do your kids have a parent in the military?
Check out the nonprofit organization United Through Reading. It uses reading to connect kids and absent parents.

Free Music for Kids!
Music and singing help kids learn language and reading skills. Here's a fun web site with song lyrics and free music to download for kids!

Homeschooling this year?
Here's a link to great resources from the Oregon Home Education Network.

Looking for a good movie?  Check out these reviews from Common Sense Media.