family resources

The below are resources that can help parents with special needs children perform more naturally in the classroom. These tools are designed to be able to print and go with quick and easy explanations. Topics on this page include:

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Easter Seals
Easter Seals is a nonprofit, community based health agency dedicated to helping children and adults with disabilities attain greater independence.

Kiwanis, through guidance and example, works to develop future generations of leaders. Every day, Kiwanians are revitalizing neighborhoods, organizing youth-sports programs, tutoring, building playgrounds, and performing countless other projects to help children and communities.

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
The NECTAC web site provides information for early childhood programs funded under the individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Brookes Publishing Dictionary
The dictionary of developmental disabilities has terminology for more then 3500 disability-related terms including thorough definition of disabilities and syndromes.

iep basics

This guide offers suggestions for parents and the IEP process
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