This website provides an excellent variety of tools (many of which are free) for educators, administrators, pediatricians and others who assist children with emotional/ behavioral challenges. For example, there is a excellent "List of 100 free rewards for students" that we found helpful.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI NH is a statewide, grassroots non-profit that provides information, education and support to all families and communities affected by mental illness. They are an excellent resource for information on anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses that affect students. NAMI also provides in-house trainings for teachers and staff on various related topics.
Lynn is an engaging speaker who offers workshops, lectures and seminars on the topic of childhood anxiety. She is also in private practice. Lynn presents very interesting, humorous and helpful seminars with lots of useful ideas to help children with symptoms of anxiety.
Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc.
85 Avenue A, Suite 204 P.O. Box 718
Turners Falls, MA 01376 (copyright 2007)
Developed by classroom teachers, this approach consists of practical strategies for bringing together social and academic learning throughout the school day. (Responsive Classroom Introductory Overview Resource Book, copyright 2007). Elementary Level
Developmental Designs provides ways to help students at the Middle School Level to build social, academic and community skills.
The NH Community Behavioral Health Association
This is an organization made up of the ten community mental health centers throughout New Hampshire. (For example, Riverbend Community Mental Health Services in the Concord area.) They serve individuals in NH who experience mental illness and emotional disorders. They also work with school and local agencies to help students with mental illness.
Yoga 4 Classrooms®
Lisa Flynn created this yoga and mindfulness-based program focused on the whole child that is appropriate for the classroom setting. Yoga for Classrooms is now in several schools around the Seacoast areas of NH and ME.
University of NH/Institute on Disability
An excellent resource for teachers, parents and families, the Institute on Disability works for systemic change, does research, and provides education to insure everyone has access and opportunities to become fully engaged members of our community.
LD Online- www.ldonline.org
This website has resources for educators, parents and students about Learning Disabilities and ADHD.