Parent Resources

Feeding, Oral and Respiratory Development, Airways

Ellyn Slater Institute

The parent and child roles in the "Division of Responsibility" for feeding and mealtime.

Feeding Matters

Many resources for parents. Education, blogs, research. 

Extremely Picky Eating

Book, blog, resources, information, support, workbooks for teens

Mealtime Hostage

Feeding resource for parents with lots of information, articles, a blog, and a private facebook page for parents.

Pediatric Feeding Institute

Feeding courses and products 

Feeding Littles

Feeding courses and products


Parents Helping Parents 

PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care.

Special Needs Professionals 

Local resources and businesses serving Silicon Valley

Raising Children Network (Australia)

Great website that covers parenting, child health and development. Pregnancy through early adulthood, Autism and disability. 

The Positive Discipline Association

Raising Responsible, Respectful, Social children. 

Autism, ADHD, Sensory, LD

Thinking Person's Guide To Autism 

All about Autism


National ADHD organization with loads of parent resources  

Autism Speaks

Large, user friendly information, support and resoursces for Autism

Addresses learning and attention issues. Excellent resources for IEPs and 504s in schools

Healthcare, child development, integrative health & nutrition

Healthier Kids Foundation serving Santa Clara County

Santa Clara Regional Center (SARC)

Provides free services, including assessment and treatment, for children with two or more High Risk Factors and/or children with at least a 33% delay in one area

Kids Health (from Nemours)

Comprehensive medical health information and curriculum.

MedlinePlus (from the National Institute of Health-NIH)

Comprehensive western medical information. Covers medications, surgeries, and diseases. 


Educational videos sorted by developmental milestones by age and topic: communication, feeding, inspirational stories, motor, play, sensory, tummy time.

Local places

Rotary Play Garden (Children's Play Garden)

Planet Granite

For kids who like to climb

Timpany Center

For kids and parents who like water but don't swim yet. Affordable adaptive swim lessons are available here. 

Planet Granite Sunnyvale

Rockclimbing. Go in the early morning at 8 or 9 otherwise it gets too crowded and overstimulating. 

Kids Connect Us loves

Raising Dragons

Fantastic activities for kids at home

The Inspired Treehouse

Pediatric OT/PT Blog and shop


All things pediatric OT

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