Supporting the Parent Centers Who Serve Families of Children with Disabilities




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Practice Guides for Families

The ECTA Center offers a collection of Practice Improvement Tools to support early childhood specialists in using evidence-based practices with young children experiencing developmental delays or disabilities. This large set of tools includes Family Practice Guides that practitioners can share with families to illustrate recommended practices that can be used at home. There are more than 25 guides available, on topics ranging from parent involvement in their child's assessment, learning activities for the child that parents can provide, and teaming with professionals.

Each of the guides is available in English and Spanish and comes with a brief video, a scenario, and changes to expect as a result of using the practices with a given child. Find out more about, and access, the Family Practice Guides here.

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Raising Special Kids – Online Parent Trainings

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Raising Special Kids, Arizona's Parent Training and Information Center, offers online parent trainings on topics such as “Turning 18 - Legal Options”, “Early Intervention 101” and “Ten Things to Know Before Your Next IEP Meeting.” Some of the presentations have a focus on Arizona, but in general the topics apply to anyone with a child with a disability. Check out their full list of titles Don’t forget to scroll to their “Stories” section to hear from families about their experiences.

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