Topic "Parenting" in Chinese (simplified) - total 84 documentsTitle: A guide for expectant parents
Summary: The purpose of this resource is to provide balanced information about Down Syndrome to expectant parents. This includes parents who have already had some prenatal testing which reveals their child has or may have Down syndrome, as well as those who want more information about Down syndrome for a range of reasons.
Title: A healthy start to school: a guide for parents of children in foundation year
Summary: This booklet provides parents and carers of foundation kids with some timely health information and gives an overview of the role of the school when it comes to your child's health. It also contains some useful contacts for areas of special interest to you and your family.
Title: Adolescence guide
Summary: This guide has been developed for parents and families to provide information about adolescence and Down syndrome. The document covers information about transition to high school, puberty, sexuality, post-school transitions and health and well-being.
Title: Advice for parents and carers for signs of problem gambling
Summary: This leaflet outlines some of the signs of problem gambling. It provides parents with strategies to help address the gambling problem with their children and information on where to get help.
Title: All about Kindergarten
Summary: Children go to a kindergarten program in the year before starting school, usually when they are four years old. Some services also offer kindergarten programs for three-year-olds. This booklet provides comprehensive information about how and when your child can start kindergarten
Title: Baby and toddler cues: in pictures
Summary: How do you know if your baby wants to play, wants a break or needs sleep? Use this illustrated guide to baby tired signs and other baby cues.
Title: Bedwetting in childhood
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.
Title: Behaviour code for school students
Summary: This factsheet provides information for parents/carers and students on the expected behaviour of students in schools.
Title: Better sleep for teenagers: in pictures
Summary: A guide in pictures to teenage sleeping, with tips for helping teens, teenagers and adolescent children get to sleep, relax before bedtime, and wake up effectively.
Title: Bonding with newborns and babies - in pictures
Summary: Picture cards that illustrate bonding through cuddling, contact and facial expression. Suitable for 0-12 months.
Title: Breast feeding and postnatal care
Summary: A translated booklet with information about breastfeeding and postnatal care. The contents of the booklet includes the impact of feeding choice, signs of correct attachment, breastfeeding issues, taking care of you and taking care of your baby.
Title: Burns and scalds first aid - in pictures
Summary: Picture cards that explain what to do if your child gets a burn or scald. A burn is an injury to the skin that happens from touching something hot. Scalds are burns from hot liquids or steam. Suitable for 0-18 years.
Title: Cerebral palsy overview and diagnosis (Video)
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about spotting the early signs of cerebral palsy and getting a diagnosis. Also, child health specialists explain that cerebral palsy is a condition that affects the brain. They talk about the different types of cerebral palsy, how it affects children and some of its causes.
Title: Cerebral palsy: after the diagnosis: part 2 (Video)
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with cerebral palsy talk about what happens after your child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. They describe why it’s important to look after yourself, connect with other families and have a good support network. They also talk about different therapies. Health specialists say why early intervention is important, especially for helping children reach goals like feeding or dressing
Title: Challenging behaviours
Summary: Information about challenging or disruptive behaviours of children including tantrums and ADHD, that persist or become so severe that they cause major problems for families or communities. You find information on how to cope with it and where to get help.
Title: Changing a nappy: in pictures
Summary: An explanation of how to change a child's nappy, using images.
Title: Child disability and early intervention: expert tips (Video)
Summary: In this short video, child disability experts talk about what early intervention is, how you get it and what it aims to do. They say it’s important to start early, but it’s also never too late to start. They talk about choosing a service provider and funding options. A parent describes her experience with early intervention.
Title: Child disability services and support
Summary: In this short video, you can find out how to get information about child disability services and where to start. Child disability experts take you through funding options, how to find good service providers and different types of respite care. You’ll also hear from other parents about their experiences of respite care and counselling
Title: Children's sleep: 20 frequently asked questions
Summary: Different children have different sleep needs, habits and problems. Here are answers to 20 frequently asked questions about children’s sleep
Title: Definitions of bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence are all interpersonal behaviours that can create or contribute to negative social environments. All school communities should have clear definitions outlined in their school policies and procedures for bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence.
Title: Down syndrome: after the diagnosis 2
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting early intervention for their child after a diagnosis. Early interventions include physiotherapy, speech therapy and sign language. They discuss respite care and the value of having a good support network of family, friends and other families of children with Down syndrome. Child health specialists talk about early intervention options and family life.
Title: Down syndrome: overview and diagnosis
Summary: In this short video, parents of children with Down syndrome talk about getting the diagnosis during pregnancy. They say they talked with their families about how this child would fit into their lives, and about deciding to go on with the pregnancy. Also, child health specialists explain what Down syndrome is and how they test for it.
Title: Early interaction with your baby at home
Summary: As you prepare for going home from hospital with your baby, it can be helpful to understand more about what you can do to support your baby’s early development in their first few months at home. This information is part of a suite on early infant development developed by the Royal Women’s Hospital. It is intended for parents and carers of premature babies though much of the information is also relevant to newborn babies.
Title: Early years guide
Summary: The early years of life are extremely important for the development of every child. For children with Down syndrome, providing the right supports and interventions during the early years can help build a strong and healthy future and ensure that the child can reach their full potential. This resource provides information for families about early intervention, development, and supports in the early-years. It also provides information about the NDIS and accessing support through the Early Childhood Early Intervention approach.
Title: Encouraging good behaviour: 15 tips
Summary: This guide to encouraging positive behaviour in children has tips for getting children to behave well.
Title: Family planning....? - please consider having a carrier test for genetic blood disorders
Summary: Around 1 in 20 people worlwide is thought to have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children. If you are a carrier of an altered globin gene it is important that your partner has a blood test to determine his or her carrier status.
Title: Free or low-cost kindergarten - kindergarten fee subsidy
Summary: Your child may be eligible for free or low-cost kindergarten as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to provide all children with access to a high-quality kindergarten program in the year before starting school.The kindergarten fee subsidy provides eligible four-year old children with access to a kindergarten program for up to 15 hours per week
Title: Getting your child to eat breakfast
Summary: Need breakfast ideas for kids? Our guide to getting kids to eat breakfast has healthy breakfast ideas and explains why breakfast is important for kids.
Title: Hand-washing for children and teenagers: in pictures
Summary: An explanation of how to wash your hands correctly, using images.
Title: Homemade toys and free activities for kids
Summary: With a little imagination you can turn ordinary things into homemade toys and free activities for kids. Here are some great ideas for kids of all ages.
Title: How to hold and handle your newborn: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures shows you how to hold a baby or newborn. It includes tips for picking up, handling and cradling your baby.
Title: Hygiene and daily care for babies (0-18 months)
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures demonstrates daily hygiene and care for newborns and babies. It includes cleaning baby's face and head, nails, umbilical cord and genital care.
Title: Indoor safety: in pictures
Summary: This illustrated guide to indoor home safety for kids has information on smoke detectors, safety glass, poisons, safety gates, sharp items and blind cords.
Title: Interacting with your baby: states of arousal
Summary: Babies have a range of arousal states, both in sleep and when awake. For premature babies, their 'states of arousal' will vary depending on their gestational age and the stage of development. Knowing more about your baby’s arousal state will help you to support their development and understand how best to interact with them. This information is part of a suite on early infant development developed by the Royal Women’s Hospital. It is intended for parents and carers of premature babies though much of the information is also relevant to newborn babies.
Title: Key facts about bullying and violence
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers with information about bullying and violence
Title: Kids can drown without a sound
Summary: A literature review identified portable pools as a high risk location for child drowning and near drowning. Discussions with bilingual workers, key informants and focus group participants also identified the need for water safety education among culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Kids Health developed a portable pool safety brochure titled "Kids Can Drown Without a Sound" based on focus group feedback conducted by Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS). This brochure raises awareness of the safety issues associated with portable swimming pools and the legal requirement for fencing to English and non-English speaking community groups.
Title: Kids talk: 75 ways to encourage children
Summary: This is a poster with 75 suggestions to encourage children (positive reinforcement).
Title: Learning from home advice in your language
Summary: Information on how to best setting up a learning environment for your child at home, lists the student responsibilities, provides advice on managing screentime and online safety, how you can check on your child's mental health and wellbeing and what to do if your child requires additional needs.
Title: Learning through play in early childhood settings
Summary: This resource outlines the importance of play for children's learning and development, and the role of play within children's education in Australia.
Title: Multilingual and bilingual children - benefits and challenges
Summary: If you are bilingual, you use two languages. If you are multilingual, you use more than two. Raising multilingual or bilingual children has many benefits. For example, it can create strong family and cultural bonds. Raising multilingual or bilingual children has challenges. For example, it can take a lot of time and effort.
Title: New parents: Frequently asked questions
Summary: This fact sheet provides advice for parents with a baby with Down Syndrom. It includes a checklist of things you need to do if your baby is born with Down Syndrome, from enjoying your baby to contacting Centrelink.
Title: Newborn baby routines: in pictures
Summary: An explanation of your newborn's daytime and night-time routines and how to balance routine with their needs.
Title: Online safety, Start the Chat
Summary: The online safety, Start the Chat Campaign is about helping everyone in a child's life to have a conversation about online safety. The youngest generation of children are the first to grow up in a fully connected digital world - for them, the online world is now just as much a part of their lives as the offline world. It is important to be proactive and talk about online safety early and often. This advertising material provides links to more information on cyberbullying on the eSafety website that can be used in your community.
Title: Parent guide for the first week of life
Summary: This guide provides new parents with information about what is normal for their newborn baby and what to look out for to alert them that their baby is unwell.
Summary: Parentline is a statewide service available to families with children from birth to eighteen years within Victoria, Australia. Parentline operates seven days a week. Professional telephone counsellors provide counselling, information and contact details for community services.
Title: Passport to the Victorian Government's Baby Bundle
Summary: This guide is designed to help you navigate your baby’s world, understand your baby’s cues and build strong bonds and attachment in the early months. It includes important information about your baby's development in these first few weeks and months, child safety, enjoying books with your baby and emergency contacts. In addition to this guide, please refer to your My Health Learning and Development green book, which is given to you in hospital when your baby is born.
Title: Persistent sleep problems in children and teenagers
Summary: About persistent sleep problems in children and teens - insomnia, sleep apnoea, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy and delayed sleep phase
Title: Play learn grow - celebrate family, culture and community (12months consultation)
Summary: Belonging and contributing to family, culture and community is important for your baby’s identity, learning and development.
Title: Play learn grow - create incredible things together (2 year consultation)
Summary: Your child will feel valued and loved when you make things with them and listen and respond to their ideas and questions.
Title: Play learn grow - discover and learn during everyday routines (4 weeks consultation)
Summary: Everything in your baby’s world is new and fascinating.Talk to them about what they can see, hear and feel.
Title: Play learn grow - getting to know each other (2 weeks consultation)
Summary: In the first two weeks, there’s lots of learning for you and your baby – especially about each other.
Title: Play learn grow - go exploring together (18 months consultation)
Summary: Exploring the world gives your child the chance to learn, move and connect with others. What is familiar to you can be a new adventure for your child.
Title: Play learn grow - let's have fun together (4months consultation)
Summary: Your baby will show lots of interest in the world around them. Follow your baby’s gaze and talk about the things that have caught their attention.
Title: Play learn grow - share your baby's excitement about their world (8 months consultation)
Summary: Your baby is fascinated by everything! You can make up songs and stories for them and capture their interest and excitement.
Title: Play learn grow - we're making more than just cake (3.5 years consultation)
Summary: Everyday activities can be fun learning opportunities. Pretending, creating and helping allows your child to discover new things.
Title: Play learn grow - your baby's learning has already begun (newborn)
Summary: Babies are learning from their first hours of life. There’s so much that you can learn together in their first weeks at home with you.
Title: Play learn grow - your baby is learning every day, everywhere (8 weeks consultation)
Summary: Every day and every situation is a time for learning. As your baby becomes more alert, look for opportunities to enjoy and share your baby’s discoveries.
Title: Playing with your baby
Summary: Babies find out about the world through play and exploration. You can help by using fun and inspiring baby play ideas and playing baby games.
Title: Promoting social attention, interaction and communication skills
Summary: This booklet is designed for interacting with children aged between 11 months and 30 months. Young children are constantly learning. They learn from interactions with other people. If a child has difficulties with their social attention, interaction and communication skills, their ability to learn from others is affected.
Title: Raising multilingual and bilingual children - options
Summary: There are two main models for raising bilingual and multilingual children - one person-one language, and heritage language as home language. The best way to help children learn broad vocabularies in languages other than English is to always use those languages with them. You can support your child’s multilingual or bilingual development through play, community activities and everyday activities at home.
Title: Reading your babys body language
Summary: All babies, even those who are born early have ways to show us how they are feeling. By watching your baby’s body language, you will learn to recognise when they feel happy and content, when they are tired or when they may need some help and support from you. This information is intended for parents and carers of premature babies though much of the information is also relevant to newborn babies.
Title: Reducing SUDI and SIDS risk: in pictures
Summary: Reduce SUDI and SIDS risk by sleeping babies on their backs, creating a safe sleeping environment and breastfeeding if you can.
Title: Self-esteem in young children under five
Summary: A parents' guide to developing self-esteem in young children.
Title: Signs of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Each individual student who has been bullied or is bullying others will respond and act differently. A student's behaviours and moods can also change for a variety of reasons. The fact sheet contains information on signs that may indicate a student is experiencing bullying:
Title: Skin-to-skin care with your baby
Summary: Skin-to-skin care means holding your baby close against your skin on your chest. It is good for both you and your baby. It helps stabilise and regulate your baby’s heartbeat, breathing and oxygen levels and also helps them to settle and sleep for longer periods. For parents, it aids emotional attachment and bonding with their baby. It is sometimes called kangaroo care. This information is intended for parents and carers of premature babies though much of the information is also relevant to newborn babies.
Title: Sleep and learning
Summary: Sleep can affect concentration, memory and behaviour. It’s no wonder that how well your child sleeps has an impact on how well he learns
Title: Sleep relaxation for children: in pictures
Summary: Techniques to help your child relax and get a good night's sleep.
Title: Soothing a crying baby: in pictures
Summary: Techniques to soothe a crying baby, including recognising the reason why they are distressed and how to keep a crying baby safe.
Title: Starting in early childhood services for children learning English as an Additional Language
Summary: This resource talks about early childhood services, the role of Educators and ways parents can support their children to settle in.
Title: Starting Solids
Summary: A guide to introducing solid foods to babies 0 to 12 months.
Title: Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening (StEPS) brochure
Summary: The StEPS brochure explains why children should have their vision screened before they start school and how children can access the StEPS program and have their vision screened for free before they start school.
Title: Supporting parents and families: the mental health and well-being of children and young people
Summary: This brochure will help you to become aware of the warning signs of mental health problems, the importance of seeking early help and the ways you can help support your child or young person.
Title: Supporting your premature babys development in NICU
Summary: Every baby is individual and has their own particular needs. By providing sensitive support to your baby while they are in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU), you can help them adjust to the NICU environment. Your baby is growing and developing and there are many things that you as parents can do to support your babys development.
Title: Temper tantrums: why they happen and how to respond
Summary: Tantrums are extremely common in toddlers and preschoolers. They're how young children deal with difficult feelings. It helps to tune in to your child's emotion, and to avoid situations that trigger your child's tantrums.
Title: The Autism Spectrum information booklet
Summary: A booklet providing an overview of autism along with some practical information on where to get help. Ideal for parents and carers who have had a child recently diagnosed, for adults with a new diagnosis, for agencies, professionals and students coming across autism for the first time.
Title: The importance of home languages
Summary: This resource provides important information about growing up with multiple languages and the critical role of maintaining home language/s as a basis for learning English.
Title: Toilet training: in pictures
Summary: Is your child ready for toilet training? Our illustrated guide explains the signs and takes you through basic toilet training steps.
Title: Tooth tips [18 months - 6 years]
Summary: Tooth tips for 2 to 6 years old. Aimed at parents, grandparents and carers. Eat well. Drink well. Clean well. Dental visits. Tips on toothbrushing. Did you know?
Title: Tummy time: in pictures
Summary: This parenting guide in pictures shows why tummy time is important, how to do tummy time with a young baby and how to make sure baby enjoys tummy time.
Title: Types of bullying
Summary: Fact sheets for parents and carers. Bullying is usually described by the types of behaviours involved, so we talk about verbal, social and physical bullying. Bullying is sometimes also labelled by where it occurs or by what type of harm is done. These words can be used alone or in combination. It can be confusing!
Title: Why does my baby need a hearing check?
Summary: Information for parents on hearing checks for babies, and why they're important for detecting problems early.
Title: Why has my baby been referred directly for a diagnostic audiology assessment?
Summary: Information from the NSW Statewide Infant Screening-Hearing (SWISH) Program for parents whose baby was found to be not eligible for screening, and referred directly for a diagnostic assessment.
Title: Why play is important
Summary: Play is more than just for babies and children. It's how they learn and develop. Playing with your child is one of the most important things you can do
Title: Your baby and the first few weeks (video)
Summary: Information to help you in the early weeks with your baby, including health checks, support services and goverment paperwork.
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