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Family Support Activities Guide

Soar to new heights as you move through your day with your child with fun and easy ideas you can use to address all the areas you care about. There is information and resources imbedded in the guide that will help you and your child in the areas of your wellbeing (how you are doing), knowledge (what you need to know), and empowerment (the confidence to get where you are going.)

This guide is for those providing support to families or families themselves that includes family to support activities in early intervention. Developed by Hands & Voices Guide By Your Side (GBYS) trained parent leaders utilizing the evidence-based parent-to-parent support framework for families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing by researchers at University of Western Ontario. (Henderson, Johnson, and Moodie).

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number 5UJ1MC30748-07-00 for Family Leadership In Language And Learning for $1,800,00.00 This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.