August 2020 A handy directory to CPIR’s organized collections exploring on key, complex topics ____________________ In case you missed it… CPIR offers suites of information and resource collections on priority topics that Parent Centers can share with families and use in their own professional development and capacity building? For your easy reference… we’ve created this […]
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The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education funds and guides the Parent Center network. OSEP holds informational webinars for the Parent Centers on a quarterly and as-needed basis, and uses the webinars to communicate important information to Parent Centers. This page is an archive of those webinars, starting with […]
Conference agenda and registration available August 1st.
New resources added during the week of July 13-17, 2020. Note: A date in parentheses means the publication date of that resource, not the date we posted it here. This is to let you see at a glance how current the information is. Updated as of July 17, 2020 This page of resources […]
A library collection hosted by CPIR Developed by NAPTAC | Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center July 2020 Tier 1 materials in the Native American Resource Collection introduced and discussed the cultural and historical background that has impacted Native communities. Tier 2 focused on how a Parent Center might begin or expand its outreach to […]
CPIR cares deeply about the welfare of the indigenous peoples who were here long before anyone else. It’s an honor to support Parent Centers as they reach out to one of the nation’s most underserved communities. This Buzz brings you exciting news that the 3rd learning tier of the Native American Resource Collection is now up on the Hub! We spotlight 3 resources in Tier 3 you will find especially useful when working with Native youth with disabilities.
(2020, July) | Useful for Parent Centers, schools, youth, and families involved in transition planning and students exiting high school This 15-page resource is designed to help youth with disabilities take steps to transition from high school to adult life. It speaks directly to youth, moving through secondary transition considerations step by step, including: […]
Health care transition, or HCT, is the process of moving from a child/family-centered model of health care to an adult/patient-centered model of health care, with or without transferring to a new clinician. It involves planning, transfer, and integration into adult-centered health care. There’s a federally funded national resource center on health care transition (HCT) called Got Transition®. The Center has just issued the 3rd edition of its Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition, which lays out the basic components of a structured transition process and includes an Implementation Guide and customizable sample tools in English and Spanish. Read more about this revised and updated toolkit and access its different components in either English or Spanish here.
New resources added during the week of July 13-17, 2020. Note: A date in parentheses means the publication date of that resource, not the date we posted it here. This is to let you see at a glance how current the information is. Updated as of July 13, 2020 This short page […]
The Association for Special Children and Families (ASCF) is a community-based organization for families of children with disabilities. It has been operating since 1978. ASCF serves as the Highlands Parent Center, the first and only community parent resource center in New Jersey. Highlands supports families of babies, children and youth with the full range of disabilities living in the Northwest NJ area.
ASCF has wonderful publications in the area of education, behavior and mental health to help families cope with the pandemic. Check these publications here.