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Events: Please see the GHSA calendar of safety events held throughout the year.
   
Participate in Safe Kids Annual Celebration Day
 
Please see our Safety Conference Dates on our Home Page


Resources: Check out this sampling of the prime sources of information for this website;  many additional links to organizations, programs and resources at the end of this  Resources page.
 
GHSA.org: Governors Highway Safety Association is where to look for your State Highway Safety - know where your state's highway safety office is located - GHSA.org has it for you!
http://www.ghsa.org/html/about/shsos.html
 
Go to  GHSA for a showcase of traffic safety programs all over the USA - http://ghsa.org/html/resources/showcase/all_bydate.html
 
NAWHSL.org: The National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders Leaders include the following: Kids in the Car with Grandparents and Others Who Care; Bee a Buckler, Ollie Otter and more. Their mission is to serve as a resource in the dissemination of information and educational programs to promote safe traffic behavior and to advocate for effective public programs to reduce motor vehicle related crashes, crash severity, and the resulting deaths and life-changing injuries.
"Kids in the Car" PowerPoint presentation 
"Children in Crashes"  video
 
 USEP - OHIO, Inc.: Includes Discover Parenting, Kids in the Car with Grandparents and Others who Care.
Their mission is to promote the well being of families and to support those who work to nurture Ohio’s children by developing human and financial resources and programs to that end. They are a non-profit organization founded in the 1970’s. Efforts include lifelong learning approaches to parenting by offering advocacy and education to help parents and professionals connect with resources and educational opportunities to support their role.
 
Healthy Start - Grow Smart Page
 
Watching Your Child Grow pdf posters: 0-24 months 
     
 Discover Parenting: How Does it Feel to be a Safe and Responsible Parent?  Curriculum for Teens; annual project is statewide exhibit at Ohio statehouse complex and other sites.  Twenty-six years in Ohio Schools. 

Kids in the Car with Grandparents and Others Who Care
includes "Kids in Crashes" video from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
"Kids in the Car" PowerPoint presentation
"Children in Crashes"

http://usep-ohio.org/safety.html: USEP Child Safety Page has downloadable safety materials for home, highway, and school.
http://usep-ohio.org/1Clues_and_Cues.htm: Clues and Cues is designed to be a guide for those wishing to communicate with those of diverse background and culture, recognizing uniqueness and honoring the character they bring to us.

 NHTSA: The NATIONAL Highway Traffic Safety Administration Comprehensive Resources; Parents Central is just one of many resource areas. Parents Central/Safety for Life 

At NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) works to save lives on our Nation’s roadways. That includes doing everything possible to keep children safe on the road. NHTSA says, "We’re leading the effort, but you’re the key to protecting your family."

From Infant to Young Adult everything parents need to know.  Car seats for all ages, School buses, Bike Safety, Seat Belts, Walking, Driver Education, Graduated Licensing, Keeping kids safe in and around the car - and lots more on the site.  Focused on vehicles, transportation, and the behaviors around transportation and the Roadway.
Includes information and resources to keep your children safe on the road. Whether you’re buying your child’s first car seat, deciding whether to let your kids walk to school or take a bus, handing the car keys to your teenager, or wondering how safe your car is, we’re here to answer your questions.

Check back to this site often to keep up with the latest information and guidelines.

From NHTSA - their links for roadway safety and more:

Other Critical Partners in Safe Connections and Resources 

FCCLA.org: Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education.

FCCLA mission is to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.  National Programs include - Families First; Financial Fitness; Leadership in Action, Stop Youth Violence; Power of One; Student Body and  safety project: FACTS - Families Acting for Community Traffic Safety.  National Leadership Conference 2016 - San Diego CA July 3-7; Leadership Conference 2017 - Nashville TN July 2-6.
Link to More on FACTS project  

New FCCLA Curriculum coming soon!
 
SafeKids.org: Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children.  Around the world, a child dies of unintentional injury every 30 seconds.  When a child dies or is seriously injured, the lives of families and entire communities are changed forever.  Injuries are preventable.  They can be avoided with the right education, awareness and planning.  Safe Kids works with an extensive network of more than 400 coalitions in the USA and partners with organizations in 25 countries around the world to reduce injuries from motor vehicles, sports, drownings, falls, burns, poisonings and more.

See more at Safe Kids:

  • Safe Kids Safety Tips by Age          
    Safe Kids covers the risks for children 0 to adult covering six age groups including special needs;  in over  30  areas of risk  in Car, Road, Home, Sports,  and Play.  From Batteries to Holidays, Poisons to Sleep Safety to Water and Drowning. It is incredibly comprehensive and a good place to start for all issues. It includes Activities, Checklists, Curriculum, Fact sheets, Infographic and Interactive Resources and Reports; videos and more designed for parents, educators, kids and professionals too. Extremely comprehensive.

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