Resources for Fathers


"The need for accurate and up-to-date resources and information when raising a child with special needs is paramount. Indeed, information is power. The more you know, the more you can take charge and bring about positive outcomes for your child and your family.”
  ~~ Fathers Network

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      NEIS Father's Welcome Booklet Updated May 2016

      A GUIDE FOR DADS of children enrolled in Nevada Early Intervention Services.  You can read or download it here, or ask your early intervention service coordinator for a copy.

      The Center for Inclusive Child Care Information Module

      D.A.D.S. of Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada (DSOSN)

      If you reside in Southern Nevada and are a father of a child with Down syndrome and you want to meet other fathers with the same concerns and needs as you, email Joey Calarco  at jcalarco@dsosn.org  to join the local D.A.D.S. Chapter (Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome):   http://www.dsosn.org/resources/new-parents/

        THE FEAT DAD'S GROUP

        'Families for Effective Autism Treatment' (FEAT) of Southern Nevada is a non-profit organization that provides families the opportunity to network with each other and share advice, support and information. Meet other dads that have children on the Autism Spectrum, hang out, be part of the group, make a difference, network and enjoy outings with the kids!  Contact Matt at mattydell@hotmail.com

          Fathers Support Groups

          From around the country, listed here are a few of the support groups that form a network for fathers of children with special needs:

          Responsible Fatherhood Toolkit: Resources from the Field

          Articles

          Videos

          Father's Roundtable with Dr. Robert Naseef

          This Special Needs Dad Forum, GUY TALK, is a series of discussions on specific topics envisioned as an online resource to support fathers and strengthen families.  There will be several participants on the live video feed from their webcams with psychologist Robert Naseef (also the father of a son with autism) as the facilitator and hosted by Kathleen Tehrani of www.autismbrainstorm.org.  The discussions occur as a Google+ Hangout that is both broadcast live and archived for later watching.  You can find the archived discussions on YouTube at the following playlist link: