Supporting the Parent Centers Who Serve Families of Children with Disabilities

 

 

 

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Parent as Master Planner

Parents or adult family members play an essential role as learning coaches, ensuring their children have the structure and support to succeed in online and distance learning environments. This learning coach/master planner role is particularly important for children with disabilities, learning and attention issues, and those who struggle with executive function skills, including organization and prioritizing. This article from schoolvirtually.org offers several ways to get started in your role as learning coach. The article ends with a list of Visual Schedule apps you can download. Access the article and the list of Visual Schedule apps here.

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RSA PARENT CENTER SPOTLIGHT- Family Guide to Transition Services in New Jersey

REACH For Transition

REACH for Transition is a collaboration between nine Parent Centers: Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, Maine Parent Federation, New Hampshire Parent Information Center, Association for Special Children and Families Community Parent Resource Center in New Jersey, SPAN Parent Advocacy Network, Advocates for Children of New York City, United We Stand of New York City, PEAL Center in Pennsylvania, and Vermont Family Network. REACH is one of 7 RSA PTIs nationwide that provides various training and programming to youth/young adults with disabilities and their families, professionals, and other PTIs on the issues surrounding Youth Transition, the period of time between adolescence and adulthood. Check out the Family Guide to Transition Services in New Jersey, a cohesive document on the transition process, services, and supports in NJ.

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Supporting Families with PBIS at Home

(2020, March 31) | Useful for sharing with families to support positive behavior. This 8-page brief speaks directly to parents about how to use positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) at home, an approach used in...

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Webinar | Native American Resource Collection

The Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center (NAPTAC) produced a rich collection of materials for Parent Centers to use in planning and conducting outreach to the Native American families of children with disabilities in their service regions. CPIR has integrated half of this enormous collection into the Hub and held this webinar, where we took a tour of the resources within.

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