Welcome to the FAST Virtual Resource Center! Click on the images and/or links below to access the resources.

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Resources for Parents

FAST at Home Activities (PDF)


Special Play at Home: DOs and DON’Ts (Video)

Special Play consists of 15 minutes of one-on-one parent/caregiver and child playtime (for children ages 4-10). Watch this short video to learn about the four simple rules of Special Play and to get an idea about what basic household items can be used for this activity (no fancy toys required). For more ideas about what to include in your own Special Play box, please consult the FAST at Home Activities guidebook.


Special Play at Home: Tips and Coaching from Dr. Lynn McDonald (Video)


Supporting Special Play at Home (PDF slides)


FAST at Home: Family Meal (Video)

Resources for FAST Trainers and Teams

FAST at Home Packet (PDF)


Special Play at Home: Tips and Coaching from Dr. Lynn McDonald (Video)


Coffee Break with Toni webinar series

A conversation about toxic stress and its effects on family dynamics with Dr. Marlene Melzer-Lange, Professor of Pediatrics at Wisconsin Medical College, recorded on July 16, 2020.

A conversation about staying connected and engaging families during crisis with Marilyn Ruffin, Director of Family & Community Initiatives at One City Schools, recorded on August 18, 2020.

A conversation about philanthropy and education – challenges and opportunities post-COVID-19 with Tony Shields, President and CEO of the Wisconsin Philanthropy Network, recorded on September 15, 2020.