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Elementary School Student Resources

 

KidsHealth

www.kidshealth.org/kid/

 

KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents - each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone. There are literally thousands of in-depth features, articles, animations, games, and resources - all original and all developed by experts in the health of children and teens.

 

 

Going to an Occupational Therapist - KidsHealth

kidshealth.org/kid/feel_better/people/occupational_therapist.html

KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. This site explains occupational therapy and what a child can expect when attending occupational therapy sessions.

 

 

Going to a Physical Therapist -- KidsHealth

www.kidshealth.org/kid/ill_injure/aches/physical_therapy.html

KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. This site explains physical therapy and what a child can expect when attending physical therapy sessions.

 

 

Going to a Speech Therapist - KidsHealth

www.kidshealth.org/kid/feel_better/people/speech_therapist.html

KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. This site explains speech therapy and what a child can expect when attending speech therapy sessions.

 

 

Kids Quest on Disability and Health

www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/kids/

This website is supported by The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) which promotes the health of babies, children, and adults, and enhances the potential for full, productive living.

 

 

Ready To Learn

www.pbs.org/readytolearn/

Ready To Learn integrates free and universally available children's educational television and online resources with community outreach to help parents and educators prepare young children for success in school.

 

Middle School Student Resources

 

 

Bam! Body and Mind

www.bam.gov

Bam! Body and Mind is a website supported by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It provides information, games and activities around health, nutrition, safety and much more!

 

 

Girl Power!

www.girlpower.gov

Welcome to the homepage for Girl Power!, the national public education campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help encourage and motivate 9- to 13- year-old girls to make the most of their lives.

 

 

Figure This!

www.figurethis.org

Figure This! helps families enjoy mathematics outside school through a series of fun and engaging, high-quality challenges. Figure This! is a joint project of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, and Widmeyer Communications, with support from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education.

 

 

It's My Life

pbskids.org/itsmylife/

It's My Life is a website supported by PBSKids.org. It provides activities and information for middle school students.

 

 

Kids Click!

www.kidsclick.org

Kids Click! Is a website for students created by librarians. Students can use this website to search for information for almost any topic and all of the links have been approved by a group of librarians that recommend age appropriate websites.

 

 

National Gallery of Art for Kids

www.nga.gov/kids/

The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards. This website for kids provides information and activities for students interested in art.

 

High School Student Resources

 

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U.S. Department of Education is providing the information in this pamphlet to explain the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools.

 

 

Federal Student Aid

studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

The Federal Student Aid programs are the largest source of student aid in America.

 

 

FinAid

www.finaid.org

FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web. Access to FinAid is free for all users and there is no charge to link to the site.

 

 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

www.fafsa.ed.gov

Provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid program, students are able to apply for financial aid online.

 

 

StudentJobs.gov

www.studentjobs.gov

StudentJobs.gov is a joint project between the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Education's Student Financial Assistance office. Studentjobs.gov provides information on Federal Government job opportunities.

 

 

The Student Guide

studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html

The Student Guide is a comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of aid available through the Department's Federal Student Aid office.

 

 

U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid

www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/fsa/index.html

This webpage will keep you abreast of the changes to the United States Department of Education, Federal Student Aid organization and the progress in reinventing these important programs, which provide more than $70 billion of financial aid a year to college students.