Other Resources

National AHSUNC Resources

AHSUNC School Readiness Study – Final Fact Sheet (EN).pdf
AHSUNC NAPS Key Highlights 2010-11 – Final May 30 2012.pdf

Aboriginal Early Childhood Resources

Book List for Aboriginal Early Childhood Education

Dr. Jan Hare PhD, Associate Professor of Indigenous Education in the Department of Language and Literacy Education (UBC) has compiled an extensive list of books for young Aboriginal children. These titles include stories from most First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultures across Canada, as well as counting, colouring and alphabet resources. Download the book list here.

Master-Apprentice Program (MAP) for Learning Languages

New resource for First Nations communities working to revitalize languages and cultures – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is pleased to release the B.C. Master-Apprentice Language Program Handbook… (read more)

Download a free copy of the MAP HANDBOOK here.

Granny & Grampa Connections Box

The Granny and Grampa Connections Box is a culturally responsive and culturally relevant interactive tool kit that serves as a template for communities to support the belief, understanding and teaching that culture and language is the foundation for young Aboriginal children’s development. The purpose is to raise the importance of the early years in the healthy development of young Aboriginal children through illustrating how culture and language are critical aspects in caring for, teaching and raising young Aboriginal children. For more information, go to: http://www.successby6bc.ca/projects/aboriginal-connections-box

FASD Resources

Friday’s Child

Friday’s Child is a program developed by Teresia Louden, program coordinator at the Comox Valley AHS in Courtenay BC. Several years ago, she began working with parents and families of children living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Friday’s Child has grown to become a successful learning and support program for these children and their families. In 2011, Teresia received the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Education for her valuable contributions. Read more about this at:http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/pmaece-ppmepe.nsf/eng/wy00388.html

Terry is happy to talk with anyone who has questions about FASD and the young child or about the ‘Friday’s Child’ program. Her booklet called The Little Book of Tips: A Practical Guide for Working with Children Living with FASD is available for $3.00 to cover the cost of printing. The DVD based on this booklet is available at no charge by contacting Terry at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 250-334-2477.

FASD Awareness

The BC Government developed the following resources for International FASD Awareness Day in September 2012. These tools may be useful for discussion in PAC meetings or with any support group for parents and families of children living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. They are free to download.

FASD Toolkit of Activities and Resources
FASD Jeopardy Game