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Actualizado, marzo de 2017 Sobre la conducta en inglés | About behavior in English   CPIR se complace en conectarle con recursos de información en español que puede usar para aprender más sobre cómo tratar los desafíos de conducta. Es un asunto que preocupa muchas familias. Si su hijo manifiesta problemas de conducta en la escuela, […]

Links updated, March 2017 En español | In Spanish See fact sheets on other disabilities In This Publication… Definition of Down syndrome Incidence Characteristics Help for babies and toddlers Help for school-aged children Health considerations Educating students with Down syndrome For high school students with Down syndrome Tips for parents Tips for teachers Organizations Back […]

Links updated, March 2017 This info in Spanish | Esta información en español The IEP must also contain a statement of the special education and related services and supplementary aids and services to be provided to the child, or on behalf of the child. That’s three separate, distinct, and critical elements–special education, related services, and […]

Useful to: Parent Centers and state personnel involved in SSIP work and the implementation of evidence-based practices for systems change. Students report a variety of reasons for dropping out of school; therefore, the solutions are multidimensional. The National Dropout Prevention Center has identified 15 effective strategies that have the most positive impact on the dropout […]

(Published 2014, March) | Useful to Parent Centers and SSP staff involved in SSIP work and the implementation of evidence-based practices for systems change Implementation science is the study of the processes needed to bring new practices into widespread use. These recommendations and process described in this guide are based on findings from implementation science. […]

From our series of model letters…because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child’s education. Updated, March 2017 En español | In Spanish This short publication comes from a much longer Parent’s Guide that focuses on communicating with your child’s school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may […]

(2016 | 2017) | Useful to Parent Centers for sharing with schools and parents of children on the autism spectrum. Two training modules are available from the IRIS Center on evidence-based practices for educating children with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Spectrum Disorder (Part 1): An Overview for Educators provides information on the early signs of autism […]

Links updated, March 2017 Once a student with a disability leaves high school, other agencies are available to assist with putting the individual in contact with helpful resources. We have prepared this listing of resources for adults with disabilities to help you get started. Look over this list, and you will find organizations that provide […]

A webinar for the Parent Center Network Listen to the webinar and view the slides Download Webinar slideshow presentation and transcript Handouts Webinar Date: Friday, September 16, 2016 Hosts: Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) Presenters: Renee Bradley Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) U.S. Department of Education Diane Smith Howard National Disability Rights Network […]

January 2016 Links updated, March 2017 On December 10, 2015, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law as Public Law Number 114-95. ESSA reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 “to ensure that every child achieves.”(1) ESSA is the nation’s general education law and, as such, has been revised by Congress many […]